To provide financial assistance to community groups to build an engaged and vibrant community that delivers benefits to the local community and the local economy.

Funding Rounds 2023-24

Round 1

  • Applications Open: Monday, 24 July 2023
  • Applications Close: Friday, 8 September 2023
  • Notification of Outcome: Friday, 22 September 2023

Round 2

  • Applications Open: Monday, 11 December 2023
  • Applications Close: Friday, 9 February 2024
  • Notification of Outcome: Friday, 23 February 2024

Who can apply?

Eligible applicants can be either an individual/club/organisation or business.

Ineligible organisations/individuals include:

  • an organisation/individual (or individual associated with an organisation) who has failed to acquit previous Shire of Pingelly funding; or
  • an organisation/individual (or individual associated with an organisation) who has already received the maximum allocation of funding from the Community & Events Grant Scheme in the same financial year.

Target Areas

Grant available is for undertaking projects and programs within the Shire of Pingelly or that provide benefit to residents and visitors of the Shire of Pingelly. Projects will be expected to meet a target area identified within the Shire's Community Strategic Plan, and include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Public Events
  • Capacity Building
  • Supporting Young People
  • Supporting Elderly
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Cultural Diversity & Inclusion
  • Developing & Attracting Art Projects
  • Community Strength & Cohesion
  • Promote Heritage & Tourism
  • Activate Local Businesses

What can I apply for?

Applications must be from an eligible applicant and be for no more than $5,000 in any single financial year. The funding will support up to 75% of the total project costs. In-kind services and volunteer labour are eligible components of the total project costs.


Applications will be assessed according to:

  • The level of community benefit.
  • The level of which it addresses an evidenced need.
  • Partnerships, collaborations, community engagement and involvement.
  • Capacity to deliver the project.


As part of the acquittal process, grant recipients will be required to provide supporting documentation (receipts and invoices) and a brief evaluation report to the Shire of Pingelly, within 30 days of project completion. Failure to complete the acquittal will disqualify the applicant from future funding.

  1. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Community Development Officer to discuss your application.

  2. Complete the application form available on the Shire of Pingelly website and return by 5pm on closing date.

  3. Successful applicants will be notified by email.


Community Development Officer
Phone: (08) 9887 1066