The City of Kalamunda has established a $1 million COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund to support households,
community groups and small businesses that employ staff and are subject to closure or highly impacted by the shutdown restrictions announced by the Government as a result of the corona virus (COVID-19). Community groups are invited to apply for innovation grants up to $5000 to help our community recover from the impacts of the pandemic.
Please read these Guidelines before applying.
Opening Date: Applications open 1 July 2020.
Closing Date: Applications close 31 August 2020.
The City of Kalamunda is seeking to support creative and innovative projects that enhance Kalamunda’s
The funding will stimulate our local community and economy post COVID-19 with timely projects to
strengthen our community.
Applications must demonstrate:
Note: This funding does not replace other available support to assist organisations and businesses affected by
COVID-19, e.g. Federal and State Government Economic Stimulus packages.
Applications will be assessed against the following eligibility and assessment criteria:
The following criteria are eligible/ineligible funding elements:
The City of Kalamunda reserves the right to amend these Guidelines and application terms as required.
Applicants should be aware that the City of Kalamunda is subject to certain legislative and administrative
accountability and transparency requirements of the Local Government Act and Freedom of Information Act,
including public disclosure in accordance with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003.
The City of Kalamunda will treat all information provided by applicants sensitively. Any information contained
in, or relating to, an application, including information identified by an applicant as confidential, may be
disclosed by the City of Kalamunda:
The City of Kalamunda will not contact you via text message regarding your application. Please ignore any text
message claiming to relate to the COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund.
COVID-19 Crisis Relief Funding will be provided to successful applicants by the City of Kalamunda.
Whether an applicant is successful or not will be determined by City of Kalamunda in its absolute discretion.
To access grant funding, applicants will be required to agree to Terms and Conditions at the time of application
stipulating obligations and conditions under which assistance will be given to eligible applicants.
The City of Kalamunda will not be legally obliged to pay any grant monies to an applicant.
Potential applicants should note that information received in connection with an application may be used and
communicated outside the City of Kalamunda for due diligence purposes and may also be provided to the
Western Australian Government and third parties engaged by City of Kalamunda to assist with the assessment
and processing of the applications received, together with program monitoring, reporting and evaluation
Applicants should check the criteria for eligibility and speak with the City’s Community Development Team prior to submitting an application.
Note: All questions in the application must be completed to ensure timely assessment and grant payment.
Applicants will be notified by email of the outcome and any conditions.
Grants above $1000 will need Council approval prior to payment.
Successful applicants must supply an acquittal report within three months of the project’s conclusion.
Applicants can submit their details online below or alternatively an application form can be downloaded and submitted via email or in person at 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda during business hours.
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