Community Grants

The Shire of Shark Bay administers three grant rounds per financial year, for equipment, community projects and events. Please refer to our guidelines for eligible items and selection criteria. 

Round 1 of the Shire's 2023/2024 Community Assistance Grants for community projects is now CLOSED. The next round will open towards the end of September 2024 

Round 2 of the Shire's 2023/2024 Community Assistance Grants for small projects and equipment is now OPEN from Friday 15 March 2024 to Monday 8 April 2024.

Significant Event Sponsorship funding pool is open all year round.

Application forms can be found here and acquittal forms can be found here.

Please contact the Shire’s Community Development Officer on 9948 1218 or email to discuss your community project or event before submitting your application. 

External Funding

There are many other avenues of funding available to people in the Gascoyne. Some of these resources include:


 Horizon Power

 Gascoyne Development Commission 

 Department for Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries