Community Grants

Shire of Donnybrook Balingup 2019/2020 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 2019 – 2020 Guidelines 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

MAJOR FUNDING – The 2020 round of funding will open 2nd March 2020  and close 24th April 2020.  Details will be updated on 2nd March 2020. 
Please read the 2019 – 2020 Guidelines to assist with your Major Grant eligibility and application: 

Community Grants Guidelines – 2019 – 2020

Community Grants –Major projects – up to $2,000

Event Sponsorship – Major events – up to $2,000

Recurrent Funding – Recipients of recurrent funding are required to apply annually.  Recipients are required to complete an Application Form and provide supporting documentation as detailed on the Form. The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup will determine the level of funding available to each organisation on an annual basis.

Recurrent Funding Application Form 2019 – 2020

For more information about the Community Grants Scheme please refer to the Community Grants Guidelines.

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