The City of Gosnells reviewed its Community Sponsorship Program in 2019. This review included a number of changes including renaming it the Community Funding Program.
The Community Funding Program reflects Council’s commitment to support community organisations to deliver quality programs and services to the local community, and assist individuals to achieve in their chosen field of endeavour.
There are two categories in the Community Funding Program which are available for community organisations and individuals to apply for. It is highly recommended that applicants read the 'Guidelines for Applicants' document which provides information about the requirements of the program.
Category 1 – Community Grants
This category provides funding for community organisations and individuals to support the delivery of programs, events, training, minor capital projects and the purchase of equipment.
Category 1 has two levels of funding available to the community.
Level 1 – To support small-scale, local initiatives, this category will support up to 100% of your Total Project Cost, with a maximum grant of $2,000 available. Complete a Level 1 application
Opening date - Open all year
Closing date - Level 1 applications are accepted all year round, i.e. no closing date.
Level 2 – To support community projects run by eligible not-for-profit organisations, this category will support up to 50% of your Total Project Cost, with a maximum grant of $8,000 available. Complete a Level 2 application
Opening date - Thursday 11 August 2022
Closing date - Friday 9 September 2022 at 4pm
Category 2 – Competition Sponsorships
This category provides funding assistance to support individuals who are representing either Western Australia or Australia in their chosen field of endeavour. Applicants must be either residents or ratepayers of the City of Gosnells.
Complete a Competition Sponsorships application.
Category 3 and 4 – Education and Chaplaincy
The City also provides direct support to schools for Education Scholarships and Chaplaincy Programs. These categories are not open to the general public.
In previous years, the City's Education Scholarships provided financial support to one student and each of the secondary schools within the City's boundaries. In July 2022, this was expanded to include all local primary schools.
For more detailed information on the two available funding categories, please read the Guidelines for Applicants document.
To discuss your application, or for any further queries about the Community Funding Program, please contact:
Before Level 2 applications close in April and September, the City will provide an overview of the Community Funding Program for community organisations, based or operating in the City of Gosnells, who are considering applying for funding.
The City holds Community Funding Program Information Sessions at commencement of every round (see below for details).
No sessions scheduled at this time.