Kwinana Community Funding Program helps local groups flourish

Kwinana Community Funding Program helps local groups flourish
28 January 2022

Funding round now open to sporting and community groups.

 

 

Caption: Kwinana Blue Jays Baseball Club members Harley Oates (4), front, and Zafirah Munoz (8), Kwinana Community Chest Trustee John Iriks, and fellow Blue Jays members Ava Adam (8), and Jacob Oates (8).

The City of Kwinana and the Kwinana Community Chest continue their partnership to support local community organisations with funds to help them buy much needed equipment and supplies.

Groups can apply for grants of up $5000 to support local projects, including purchase of small equipment, minor facility upgrades, and program and training delivery from a total funding pool of $60,000 annually.

The current round of the Kwinana Community Funding Program is open until noon on March 9.

City of Kwinana Mayor Carol Adams said pooling resources made it easier for community groups to access funding.

“Since 2017, the Kwinana Community Funding Program has enabled local sporting and community groups to experience a greater level of local support for running programs, projects, workshops and training or for purchasing equipment,” Mayor Adams said.

“The Kwinana Blue Jays Baseball Club were among the grant recipients announced as part of the second round of 2021, using the funds for new equipment including gear bags, fold-away tees, tee-balls, baseballs and bats.

“We look forward to providing further support this year to a range of other community groups.”

Kwinana Community Chest Trustee John Iriks encouraged community groups to apply for funding now.

“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 welcomes applications of up to $5000 from local community organisations to support capacity building and community engagement projects that will be undertaken within Kwinana.”

For more information including eligibility criteria, visit Funding and Events: Kwinana Community Funding Program