Kwinana Community Funding Program

The new Kwinana Community Funding Program provides financial support to community groups within the City that meet the Program's objectives in facilitating community development.

About the Funding Program

The Kwinana Community Funding Program provides financial support to Community Groups within the City that meet the Program's objectives in facilitating community development. 

The Program is a partnership between the City of Kwinana and Kwinana Community Chest.

The Program welcomes applications of up to $5,000 from local community organisations to support capacity building and community engagement projects such as:

  • Local group management
  • Art projects
  • Workshops and training courses

Organisations can also apply for funding for minor equipment such as sporting equipment, gardening tools, furniture or trailers. 

There is a limit of one successful application per organisation per 12 month period.

Assessment Process

All applications are considered through a grants assessment and approval process undertaken by a Panel of four representatives from the City of Kwinana and Kwinana Community Chest. 

Eligibility and How to Apply

Grants will only be considered if:

  • The applicant has current liability Insurance.
  • The program/purchase has meaningful benefits for the Kwinana Community
  • The Applicant has supplied quotes for all purchases over $500
  • The program/purcahse takes place within the boundaries of the City of Kwinana
  • Applications are also strongly encouraged to indicate contributions made. Either by inkind (including volunteering) and or other sources of funding.

Applying for Funding

To apply you will need to:

  • Register your group via the SmartyGrants online portal.
  • Complete the online application form within SmartyGrants.
  • Make sure you have relevant quotes and all supporting documentation

More information and contact details

 For more information about the Funding please contact the Administation and Special Project Officer by phone on 9439 0200 or via email.

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