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Community Grants Program

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About the Community Grants Program

The City of Rockingham operates a Community Grants Program to consider all requests for funding, donations, sponsorships and grants.

The City is committed to supporting incorporated not-for-profit organisations and associations, including those limited by guarantee (e.g. community groups and clubs), to assist with the delivery of programs, projects and events that benefit the Rockingham community.

Council Policy Objective: To provide financial assistance to community groups and individuals that will build capacity within the community, stimulate volunteering and youth development, and deliver sustainable, accessible and demonstrated social, environmental and economic benefits.

Categories

The Community Grants Program consists of the following grant categories:

Grant Type Funding Area Amount Available Size When to Apply
Minor Grant Travel Subsidy Grant Between $150-$500 PDF
408 kb
At least two weeks prior to travel date.
Minor Grant Youth Encouragement Grant Up to $500 PDF
2.5 MB
At least four weeks prior to program or event.
Minor Grant General Grant Guidelines Up to $3000 PDF
256 kb
At least 30 working days prior to project/ activity or event.
Minor Grant General Grant Application Up to $3000 PDF
944 kb
At least 30 working days prior to project/activity or event.
Major Grant Major Grant Guidelines Up to $10,000 PDF
200 kb
 
Major Grant Major Grant Application Up to $10,000 PDF 1.65 MB Open all year round, assessed over three funding rounds.
Major Event Sponsorship Major Event Sponsorship Guidelines Up to $20,000 per annum for up to three years. PDF
200 kb
 
Major Event Sponsorship Major Event Sponsorship Application Up to $20,000 per annum for up to three years. Word
828 kb
Open all year round, assessed over three funding rounds.
City Infrastructure Grants Infrastructure Planning and Development Guidelines Up to 50%of project cost not exceeding $30,000 PDF
100 kb
 
City Infrastructure Grants Infrastructure Planning and Development Grant Application Up to 50%of project cost not exceeding $30,000 PDF
261 kb
Open all year round, assessed over three funding rounds.
City Infrastructure Grants Leased Property Grants: Application Form Up to $10,000 PDF
206 kb
Open all year round
City Infrastructure Grants Leased Property Grants: Rates Subsidy Equal to rates levy  ( *Not including rubbish removal or emergency services levy)   N/A
Policy Community Grants Policy   PDF 137 kb  

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Submission dates

Submissions are invited from eligible applicants for Major Grants, Major Event Sponsorship Grants, and City Infrastructure Planning and Development Grants.  

Applications can be submitted at any time, however theyImage of people jumping in front of sunset
are only assessed three times per financial year.

  • Major Grants – applications between $3,001 and $10,000
  • Major Event Sponsorship – applications up to $20,000
  • Infrastructure Planning and Development Grants – 50% of the total cost, to a maximum grant amount of $30,000

For further information contact the City on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Round Closing Date Outcomes
One 3 May 2019 End of July 2019
Two 2 August 2019 End of October 2019
Three 22 November 2019 End of February 2020

All other grants types do not attract a closing date and are open at all times.

Please refer to the Community Grants Program Policy and relevant guidelines for full details.


For further information contact the Community Development Officer on 9528 0399 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

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Successful applicant information

If you are successful with your grant application, please see the relevant documents below.

Title Type Size and format
Logo Guidelines Guidelines PDF 1.2 MB
Banner Booking Form Form PDF 100 kb
Purchasing and Procurement Policy Policy PDF 116 kb
Economic Development Strategy Strategy PDF 2.2 MB
Acquittal and Evaluation Form PDF 596 kb

For a copy of the City of Rockingham logo please contact our Strategy, Tourism, Marketing and Communications team at proofing@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Community Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF)

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSCI) offers grants to help deliver facilities that increase participation in physical activity.

Incorporated not-for-profit groups can apply for Community Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) grants, for up to a third of the cost of eligible projects. Additional priority is given to projects that make facilities more accessible to female participants.

Applications need to be endorsed by Council before being submitted to DLGSCI for consideration.

Grant type Funding description Application dates
Small Grants
Projects up to $300,000,
​to be delivered in the next financial year.


Some examples of eligible projects are;
  • storage upgrades
  • refurbishment of changerooms
  • small floodlighting projects
Opens 1 July 2019

Applications must be submitted to the City of Rockingham by ​Friday 19 July 2019
Annual Grants Projects between $300,001 and $500,000, ​that will be delivered in the next financial year.

Some examples of eligible projects are;
  • clubroom upgrades
  • large floodlighting projects
  • construction of sports surfaces
Now open

​Applications must be submitted to the City of Rockingham by Friday 16 August 2019
Forward Planning Grants Projects over $500,000 that will be delivered within the next three financial years.

Some examples of eligible projects are;
  • multipurpose recreation centre
  • construction of large synthetic fields
  • new clubroom or major upgrade
Now open


Applications must be submitted to the City of Rockingham by Friday 16 August 2019

The guidelines for all three CSRFF grant categories are available on the DLGSCI website. Please contact DLGSC and the City to discuss your project before preparing an application. To request an application form please contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.