Community Funding Program 20/21

Published on Friday, 2 October 2020 at 8:29:04 AM

Community Funding Program 2020 / 2021


The “Community Funding Program” will open on Monday 5 October 2020.


Objectives of the funding project are:

  • To provide a source of funding for non-profit community organisations operating within the district.
  • To assist community organisations in maximising their future development.
  • To provide an impartial means by which community organisations can access Council funds.


Applications for the following categories are invited:


A - Essential equipment/capital items (up to $2,000)

Types of equipment:

- Ground maintenance equipment

- Sporting equipment

- Office equipment

- Minor plant equipment


B - Training & Travel Assistance for local officials/office bearers (up to $500)

Funding is available to officials and/or office bearers of community organisations who are required to attend regional / state association organised seminars / courses / meetings as part of their duties. Knowledge gained at these activities must then be used to assist the local community organisation in its continued development.




To be eligible the applicant must be based in the Shire of Yilgarn and meet the following criteria:

  • Funding is available for activities which will provide benefits directly to the people of the Shire of Yilgarn.
  • Only non-profit community organisations operating within the Shire of Yilgarn are eligible to apply.
  • Organisations that have failed to acquit funding from the last round by 30 June 2020 will not be eligible for this round of the funding program.



To download an application form, please click HERE.


Applications must be received no later than Friday 30 October 2020 by 12.00pm.


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