Community Grants

Shire of Donnybrook Balingup 2020/2021 Community Grants Scheme

The Community 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:


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
Minor Community Grant Application

Event Sponsorship – Minor events – up to $500
Minor Event Sponsorship Application

Waiver of Fees – Up to $500
Waiver of Fees and Non-Cash Donations Application

Cash Donations - Up to $200
Cash Donation Application


Community groups & non-profit organisations operating within the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup are encouraged to apply for assistance through the 2020/2021 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 Major – up to $2,000 

EVENTS SPONSORSHIP Major – up to $2,000 

BUDGET REQUESTS/RECURRENT FUNDING Council may also consider financial requests for projects that fall outside of the Community Grants Scheme. These requests must be submitted in writing providing full details, including other funding sources and the benefit of the project to the community.

MAJOR GRANT APPLICATIONS CLOSE on Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Application forms can be downloaded from the Shire’s website, collected from the Shire Administration Office, or emailed to you on request.

2020/2021 Community Grants Guidelines

2020/2021 Shire of Donnybrook Balingup Funding Application

PLEASE NOTE: The Shire advises that it will continue to receive applications for the Major Community Grant fund up to the closing date of 22nd April. However, the current dates for processing these applications have been postponed until further notice. Applicants will still receive a letter of acknowledgement upon submission. When the Shire recommences the processing of community grants applications all groups will be notified.

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