Over $270,000 has been awarded to date to community clubs, sporting groups and community members during the 2017/2018 financial year.

This was used to assist sporting clubs, community clubs and community members:

  • Purchase new equipment
  • Hold community events
  • Implement community initiatives
  • Develop arts and culture programs
  • Conduct events and festivals that were free, inclusive and accessible to all community members
  • To provide training and personal development opportunities of their volunteers
  • Help young people attend competitions relating to sporting, cultural or academic achievement
  • Develop sport and recreation facilities

Updated 7 May 2018

These are the grants that were offered in the 2017/2018 financial year:

Grant Category
Grant Information
Max Grant
Funds awarded to date in
2017/ 2018

Young People Fly High

The Young People Fly High Grant assists young people under the age of 25 to attend competitions relating to sporting, cultural or academic achievement.

$500

$32,400

Small Community Grants

This grant supports low cost and quick turnaround initiatives through out of round funding that is offered throughout the year.

$500

$14,092
Volunteer Support Grants This grant supports the training and development of volunteers to improve skills and knowledge. $500 $2,448

Sport and Recreation Equipment Grants

Funding available to not-for-profit organisations towards the purchase of durable equipment which will encourage increased participation and/ or improve the sporting experience for members.

$1,000

$21,103

Community Equipment Grants

Funding available for durable equipment which will help not-for-profit organisations deliver local community services.

$5,000

$39,803

Community Initiatives Grants

Funding available for initiatives which address community issues (such as safety, community sustainability, accessibility etc)

$5,000

$33,740

Arts and Culture Grants

Funding available for initiatives which encourage increased community participation in arts, cultural activities and new or enhanced art.

$5,000

$17,205
Events and Festivals Funding available for community events and festivals which take place in the City of Canning, are free to the community and inclusive and accessible to all. $5,000 $12,187

Sport and Recreation Facilities Grants

Funding available to incorporated not-for-profit organisations towards the development of sport or recreational facilities to increase participation through good quality, well designed and well utilised facilities.

  $84,977

Updated 10 May 2018

Details of the successful grant recipients in 2017/2018 financial year are available here.