Community Grants Program

The City offers grants for activities in Canning which contribute to an inclusive, safe and vibrant community and create a welcoming and thriving City.

Please read the Community Grant Program Guidelines to find out the number of applications you may submit in a year, the selection criteria,  eligibility requirements and other key information. The City of Canning receives many more applications than can be supported. Address the selection criteria in your application to ensure your best chance of success. 

Partners and grant recipients shall deliver the event/activities in an impartial and apolitical manner. Assets and resources of the City of Canning must not be used to undertake any party/political activities which compromise the City’s political impartiality.

As of October 2020, It is essential you submit the following with your application: 
1. submit a copy of your bank statement matching the information supplied on your request for payment, and 
2. sign both the application form and the request for payment.
Payment cannot be made without these. 

Application forms and Community Grant Program Guidelines

Small Grants - up to $500

Open until 28 May 2021 or until the grant budget has been fully expended, whichever occurs first.

Young People Fly High - Open

Sport and Community Equipment - up to $1,000 - Closed 

Disability Access and Inclusion - up to $5,000 - Closed

Can-Do Grants - up to $5,000 - Closed

50/50 Equipment Grant - Closed

Resilience Grants - up to $5,000 - Closed

Notification Periods

  • Small Grants up to $500 - Applicants will be notified within four weeks of application submission
  • Grant requests $501-$5,000 - Applicants will be notified within eight weeks of the closing date

Queries may be directed to the Grants Officer on 1300 422 664 or

Submit applications and supporting documents to Applications submitted to other email addresses may not be reviewed for assessment.  

Please complete the form below to receive updates on the Community Grants Program.

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