Grants & Funding

Grants & Funding

View City Community Events Funding Information here
View City Environment Grants Information here
View City Sports Grants Information here
View External Funding Opportunities here
View Grants Directory here

Community Funding Program

The Community Funding Programs are a one-off contribution to assist local community groups and individuals to deliver projects that:
  • Increase community participation and involvement within the City of Kalamunda
  • Build the skills and knowledge of association and/or community members
  • Increase volunteering pride and/ or celebrate the diversity within our community

The Community Funding Information Pack has full details on all grants available. This Pack will assist applicants with questions such as: What are the conditions of funding? Who is eligible for funding? How will applications be assessed? 

Community Funding Information Pack (PDF, 777KB)

Below are the community funding categories available:

Sport and Recreation Development

Up to $1000

  • Funding Round 1 (1 February – 31 March) Funding Round 2 (1 October – 30 November)
  • To extend and support the level of participation in sports and recreation activities within the community
  • To increase the number and variety of recreation opportunities within the community
  • To support volunteers within sporting groups

Sport & Recreation Development Funding(PDF, 142Kb)

Community Groups Development

Up to $1000

  • Funding round 1 (1 February – 31 March) Funding Round 2 (1 October – 30 November)
  • All community groups wishing to undertake a project are encouraged to apply. Think about initiatives which bring positive and lasting benefits to our community, and which may bring together people of different ages, interests and backgrounds. Be creative!

Community Development Funding (PDF, 143Kb)

Student Citizenship Awards

(For Primary and Secondary Schools within the City of Kalamunda)
Up to $50 voucher per student

  • Nominations from August through September
  • To recognise young people who have made an outstanding contribution within the community
  • To recognise students who have demonstrated strong leadership skills within the community

Student Citizenship Awards (DOCX, 2.9MB)

Kala Sports Star Awards

Junior Under 18 up to $250 Senior 18-25 up to $150

  • Funding Round 1 (close 31 October) Funding Round 2 (Close 31 March)
  • To recognise the achievement of local athletes who have represented their state or country in their chosen sport
  • To support local athletes and their families financially in their elite sports pursuits

Kala Sports Stars (PDF, 140Kb)

Club Fundraising Program

Club fundraising sponsorship is intended to assist local City of Kalamunda sporting clubs who require assistance to raise money for the Club through fundraising activities. The City of Kalamunda proudly assists and supports local sporting clubs to promote a healthy and active community.

Funding Rounds: upto $500

  • Funding Round 1: 1 February — 31 March
  • Funding Round 2: 1 October — 30 November

The program is designed to assist sporting clubs in their fundraising efforts by providing funding for costs associated with fundraising events. Funding to be used specifically twoards fundraising. Interested clubs must discuss application with Recreation Services Officer

Download Application Form

Capital Grants: Sporting and Community Groups

The City of Kalamunda is pleased to provide financial assistance through the Capital Grants Program to clubs and community groups seeking to develop new or upgraded capital community infrastructure. In 2017, the City established the Capital Grants Program to provide a coordinated approach to the planning, assessment and approval of capital grant requests from clubs and community groups.

The Capital Grants Program is an annual program opening on 01 August and closing 30 September each year. The City and Council consider capital grant requests the year prior to any financial assistance for their project being available.

Further information on the Capital Grants Program is contained within the Application Guidelines.

All clubs and community groups considering applying must contact the City’s Leisure Planning Team on 9257 9999 to discuss eligibility, timeline and process.

Funding Acquittal Form

Should your Club be successful in obtaining funding from the City of Kalamunda, a funding acquittal form will be required to be completed and submitted to the City no later than three months from the date of completion of the project/event.
Funding Acquittal Form (PDF, 152KB)

Should your Sporting Club or Community Group wish to undertake any additions or improvements to existing City facilities or reserves, please complete the following form for approval:
Application to Undertake Improvements Form (PDF, 189Kb)

* The form will be required to be approved by the relevant City Department.

If you have any queries regarding the Financial Assistance Programs, please contact the City’s Club Development Officer, on 9257 9839 or alternatively via email,


DSR.jpgCommunity Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) Funding Round

The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) seeks applications from incorporated, not for profit community groups and Local Government Authorities (LGAs) for financial support through the CSRFF.  Through  the  CSRFF  funding  program,   the  State  Government  provides  financial assistance to community groups and local governments to develop basic,  sustainable infrastructure for sport and recreation.  The program aims to increase physical activity and participation in sport and recreation  and is  an incentive for the rational development of good quality,  well designed and well utilised facilities. 
Read more about this funding and how to apply here.

Community Living and Participation Grants

Community Living and Participation GrantsGrants up to $10,000 are available, for community groups or individuals, for equipment or activities so people with disability can take part in community recreational or social activities.

Visit Community Living and Participation grants website for more information or call National Disability Services on 08 9208 9830.

Sport Australia

There are a number of opportunities for individuals and sporting organisations to receive funding through Sport Australia.
More information available on the website:

Rotary Community Grants

Rotary Kalamunda invites suitable applicants to apply for a Community Grant of up to $20,000 for a new or an existing project or initiative. Grant application forms are available on the Rotary Kalamunda website, or by contacting the Rotary Kalamunda Director of Community Services by email:

Applications received by the closing date will be reviewed against the Grant Criteria by the Rotary Kalamunda Community service committee. One or more applicants may be selected to receive a Grant. All applications must be received on or before 31st October 2019, and successful applicants will be advised by 15th December 2019.

If you have any queries regarding the Financial Assistance Programs, please contact the City’s Club Development Officer, on 9257 9839 or alternatively via email,

Grants Directory

To assist Clubs and Community Groups with sourcing the latest information on funding that is available through the State, Local and Selected Commowealth Government, please refer to the Grant Directory as per the link below.

The Directory provides information on a wide range of grants available to communities and local governments through the State Government and selected Commonwealth Government agencies, as well as a number of private sector organisations.

View Grants Directory

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