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 year:

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

Please contact the Community Development Team for more information on the Shire of Shark Bay Community Grants please contact 99481218 or email

Community Grant Application Guidelines

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

External Grants

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