Supporting Community Groups

Supporting Community Groups
29 Jul 2021

$605,000 awarded to 39 community groups across the Shire in the 2021-2022 Budget.

The Shire conducts an annual grant funding program to provide financial support to not for profit community organisations and groups in the Shire.

Shire of Harvey President Paul Gillett said the Shire is passionate about supporting community groups to help increase community involvement.

 “Each year we receive many applications for a diverse range of community projects. This year we awarded 39 grants worth $605,000 from three different grant funds.

“These grants help strengthen and celebrate the diverse community we have in the Shire,” Cr Gillett said.

The Community Budget Submissions 2021-2022 awarded grant funding worth $371,000 to 28 community groups within the Shire for a range of projects including events, infrastructure upgrades and community support programs.

The Coastal Communities Fund 2021-2022 received a total of six submissions and grants worth $155,000 were awarded to community organisations for development and infrastructure projects in and around Binningup and Myalup.

Thanks to ongoing support from Alcoa, the Alcoa Harvey Sustainability Fund provided funding worth $79,000 to five community organisations in the Shire of Harvey.

Find out about grants and funding opportunities.