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.


Grants are open.


Resilience Grants are back and are available to support local community and sporting organisations, not-for-profits and businesses deliver activities which help improve the community's resilience and connectedness in Canning. These grants may also be accessed in support of activities that enhance the viability and capacity of their organisations to respond to the impacts of COVID-19.

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. 

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.

Sport and Community Equipment - up to $1,000
Closes 18 February 2021

Disability Access and Inclusion - up to $5,000
Closes 11 March 2021

Can-Do Grants - up to $5,000
Closes 11 March 2021

50/50 Equipment Grant - Closed

Resilience Grants - up to $5,000*
Closes 11 March 2021
*Applicants are eligible to receive up to $5,000 to the Resilience grant in total between March 2020 and June 2021

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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