Grant programs

This Fund supports the ideas and dreams of young people living in Mandurah aged 11 - 25.

The Youth Dream Big Fund is designed to support young people achieve something great. This may be to achieve a specific goal or dream or further develop a skill or talent.

Fund benefits

Applications are welcome from individuals and organisations all year:

  • Individuals can apply for up to $350.

  • Organisations can apply for up to $500 to contribute toward a specific program or activity that develops young people.

The fund is open all year round, subject to funding availability. Please view the guidelines here.

Applications are to be made online through smartygrants unless young people have limited access to computers and a paper application form can be submitted.

Contact Youth Development at youth@mandurah.wa.gov.au or 9550 3670 for further information.

Apply through smartygrants
The Creative Mandurah Partnership program is currently under review. A community grants program is currently being developed as a key feature of the City’s COVID19 recovery plan, and this will include support for the Arts Sector. When information on this initiative is available this page will be updated.

In the meantime, please see the external grants page with available grants from other organisations.

Eligible sporting and recreation clubs have the opportunity to apply for $500 to go towards items that promote community led initiatives and build local capacity and capability.

The eligibility criteria and funding allocation is outlined in the application guidelines.

The Club Grant is made available annually to all Mandurah sport and recreation clubs in recognition of the important role clubs play in our community and is one of the many initiatives delivered by the City which supports the development of local sport and recreation clubs.

Club Grant overview

  • $500 available
  • Opens July 1 annually
  • Applications are only accepted on Club grant application form
  • All applicants are advised of the outcome of their application in writing

Contact us at clubconnect@mandurah.wa.gov.au or 9550 3601 for further information.

Community Event Support Grant

Grant funds are available to assist non-profit recreation clubs and community groups to conduct community based events that encourage participation whilst promoting health and wellbeing benefits of sport and physical activity to people living in the Mandurah area.

Grant items that may be eligible for funding support include:

  • First Aid
  • Promotion and Advertising
  • Traffic Management
  • Waste Management (bins)
  • Portable Toilets
  • Shade/Shelters
  • Venue Hire Fees for City of Mandurah facilities, parks and reserves
  • Community Coaching/Skill Development

The maximum financial annual grant amount available is up to $3,000. Applications must be submitted no later than 8 weeks prior to your event.

External Event Support Grant

Grant funds are available to assist external event delivery agents (including state and national sport and recreation associations) to conduct events in Mandurah, that encourage participation and promote the health and well being benefits of physical activity. The City will assess and make recommendations on all grant/sponsorship requests up to $10,000. For grant request greater than $10,000, the City will submit a report to Council for approval.

The application guidelines will assist you in identifying which grant best suits your event.

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The Community Grants Program is currently under review and no further funding in the category will be available until at least July 2020.

To speak to a Community Development Officer please email your enquiry to cdo@mandurah.wa.gov.au and a staff member will contact you.

You may also like to look at the external grants available from other organisations.
The Community Grants Program is currently under review and no further funding in the category will be available until at least July 2020.

You may also like to look at the external grants available from other organisations.

To speak to a Community Development Officer please email your enquiry to cdo@mandurah.wa.gov.au and a staff member will contact you.