Community Grants

The Shire of Shark Bay administers local grants for community and sporting groups within the Shire of Shark Bay. For further information, please contact the Community Development Officer on 9948 1218 or 

The two grant rounds per financial year:

  • Grant round 1 – Opens September. Funds will be available in November of the same calendar year.
  • Grant round 2 – Opens April. Funds will be available in June of the same calendar year.


Successful applicants are required to complete and return the Acquittal Form within 6 months of receiving funding. 

Community Grant Significant Event Sponsorship Funding 

From 1 July 2019, a new round of funding, Significant Event Sponsorship is available for community groups. The funding pool is accessible throughout the year and we encourage community groups to apply for funding at the beginning of the financial year. Please refer to the Significant Event Sponsorship Application. 

External Funding

There are many other avenues of funding available to people in the Gascoyne. Some of these resources include Lotterywest, Gascoyne Development Commission, Healthways and Department for Communities.

The Gascoyne Development Commission produces a ‘Grant Table’ outlining all the grant funding available each month. For more information on this please go to