In addition to grants offered by the City of Canning itself, there are other community grants available for eligible applicants from various companies and organisations.
Please check out other grant opportunities that may be suited to your idea. Good places to begin your search are http://www.australia.gov.au/search/site/grants and https://www.dlgc.wa.gov.au/GrantsFunding/Pages/All-grants-programs.aspx.
Your proposal may also be suited to the following agencies which offer grants for WA organisations:
Healthway offer a number of different grants to fund new approaches to promoting healthy lifestyles through changing community attitudes and creating supportive, healthy environments. For more information visit the Healthway website.
Lotterywest grants are many and varied. There’s grants supporting community buildings, not for profits, community events,heritage and conservation, trails and the arts and so on. For more information visit the Lotterywest Grants website.
Other places to search for support:
Holden offer grants for big projects and little projects. They call it the Home Ground Advantage program and it's available to help grass roots sport grow. The funds can help with things like facility upgrades, new uniforms, equipment and even develop exceptional talent. Application closing dates vary. For more information visit the Holden website.
Bankwest provides community members with Easy Grants to the value of $1000. This could be those involved in community groups including sporting clubs, schools, scout groups, fire brigades, surf lifesaving clubs, dance schools and choirs. For more information visit the Bankwest website.
The ING Direct Dreamstarter program provides knowledge, support and funding to help a wide range of social projects. So if you’re a social entrepreneur needing some funds to create positive change in the community. For more information visit the ING website.