Community Grants

The Shire of Shark Bay administers a local grants for community and sporting groups within the Shire of Shark Bay.

There are two grant rounds per financial year:

  • Grant round 1 – Opens October, closes November. Funds will be available in January of the following calendar year.
  • Grant round 2 – Opens May, closes June. Funds become available in July of the same calendar year.

Community Grant Application Guidelines

For further information about the Community Grants and the criteria, please refer to the Community Grant Application Guidelines


Acquittals are required to be returned within 6 months of receiving funding. Please complete and return the Acquittal Form.

Community Grant Significant Event Sponsorship Funding 

From 1 July 2019, a new round of funding will be available for Significant Event Sponsorship. 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 Funding 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