Shire of Koorda Community Grants Program

The Shire of Koorda is committed to recognising the value of all community organisations and has developed a clear and powerful vision “To build a vibrant and sustainable community with shared social values, in which we can live and work in harmony with our environment”.

The Community Grants Program is allocated from within Council’s general revenue budget each year to provide financial support to community organisations that meet the objectives of the Community Grants Program (“CGP”).

A pool of $10,000 is available in the inaugural round of the CGP. Grants of up to $5,000 (exc GST) are available to community organisations.

Applications open on 1 November and close 30 November.
To be considered at the Public Ordinary Council Meeting in December.
Acquittal Due: 25 June.
Late applications will not be accepted.

Objectives of the CGP

The CGP objectives are to support projects that promote community capacity, improve social participation and inclusion as well as enhance community harmony and social cohesion.

The Shire of Koorda CGP assists community groups and Not for Profit organisations with their vital work and programmes to:

  • Promote community capacity, community harmony and social cohesion;
  • Encourage people and organisations to help themselves;
  • Ensure fair distribution of activities and services throughout Koorda; and
  • Encourage resident participation in activities which benefit the community in Koorda.

Please note: all funds are paid to successful applicants as a reimbursement i.e. after the event/purchase. Grant recipients are required to pay all relevant costs up front Following completion of project, successful recipients are required to invoice the Shire of Koorda for payment, ensuring all receipts from project costs/items along with the final acquittal documents are attached. 

For further information or assistance with your application contact:
Miss Lana Foote, Acting CEO
08 9684 1219 or

Relevant Documents

Shire of Koorda Community Grants Program (CGP) Guidelines

Shire of Koorda Community Grants Program (CGP) Application Form

Successful Applicants & Projects

To be updated once grant round closes and applications are assessed and an outcome is determined by Council.