Community Grants 

The Community Grants Funding Scheme aims to build sustainable local communities and enhance social wellbeing within the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup.

The Shire welcomes submissions from individuals, community groups, not-for-profit and commercial organisations that are seeking support for projects, activities and events that address community needs.

Throughout the year your group/organisation may be eligible for funding in the following ways:


Opens 1st May 2021 & Closes 4.30pm Friday 25th June 2021

Community groups & non-profit organisations operating within the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup are encouraged to apply for assistance through the 2021 - 2022 Community Funding Scheme. Your group/organisation may be eligible for funding under a series of categories. Grants for individual endeavour are also available.

COMMUNITY GRANTS  – up to $2,000 

EVENTS SPONSORSHIP  – up to $2,000 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE on Friday 25th June 2021 -  All applications will receive a written acknowledgement of receipt. The outcome of the application and assessments will only be announced once Council’s Annual Budget has been adopted in August/September 2021. 

2021 - 2022 CGFS Guidelines

2021 - 2022 CGFS Application Form

Please note:  For groups that have received recurrent/budget funding in the past if you would like to discuss the new Service Level Agreements and your entities eligibility please contact James Jarvis, Manager Community Development, on 9780 4200.

For further information, contact Community Development on 9780 4200 or  email:

2020 - 2021

MINOR FUNDING - All Year round applications 

Applications can be submitted throughout the year.  Please read the guidelines below to assist with your eligibility and application:

Community Grants – Minor projects – up to $500

Event Sponsorship – Minor events – up to $500

Waiver of Fees – Up to $500

Cash Donations - Up to $200

2020-21 Minor Community Grant Funding Application Form

2020-21 Community Grants Guidelines