City of Karratha

Community Grants and Funding

The aim of community grants and funding is to offer not for profit community, sporting, cultural, service groups, associations and individuals that are based within the City of Karratha, financial assistance to foster high quality programs, community events, facilities and services that provide a return benefit to the community.

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Goals

To assist community organizations to maximize their development in partnership with the City of Karratha. To provide an equitable means by which community organizations can access Council funds for their future development. To establish mutually beneficial partnerships between the City of Karratha and the community.

 

Annual Community Grant Scheme

Aim: To offer groups financial assistance to encourage high standards of community service and programme delivery in the areas such as health, welfare, training and general interest groups etc. that promotes a positive public image of the City of Karratha.

Funds of up to $50,000 are available to community organisations to cover costs such as advertising, office space rental, administration, operating costs, annual events, building maintenance and service delivery being undertaken in the 2017/18 financial year. 

Applications will be open for two months each year before being considered by Council. All applicants will receive formal notification by end of August upon Budget adoption.
 
Open: NOW (30 January 2017)
Close: 31 March 2017
 

 

Community and Cultural Grant Scheme

Aim: Applications for Community and Cultural Grants can be made by any community group who perform community based activities within the City of Karratha.

Applications for funding should be submitted prior to the following dates to ensure the application is evaluated in the appropriate funding round:

Monday 27 Feb 2017
Monday 8 May 2017
Friday 18 August 2017
Friday 27 October 2017

Download the Quarterly Grant Scheme Guidelines (PDF)

The Community and Cultural Grant Scheme is proudly supported by the City of Karratha and the Woodside-operated North West Shelf Project.
 


Sports Funding Grant Scheme

Aim: Applications for Sports Funding Grants may be made by any association or any other recreation/leisure body for the purpose of advancing skills or assisting in the public participation of their sporting activity.

Applications for funding should be submitted prior to the following dates to ensure the application is evaluated in the appropriate funding round:

Monday 27 Feb 2017
Monday 8 May 2017
Friday 18 August 2017
Friday 27 October 2017

If you require any further information, application forms or a copy of the guidelines brochure, please do not hesitate to contact us

Download the Quarterly Grant Scheme Guidelines (PDF)

The Sports Funding Grant Scheme is proudly supported by the City of Karratha and the Woodside-operated North West Shelf Project.


Computers for Communities

The Computers for Communities is to provide assistance to any not for profit art, sporting or community club or association, operating within the City of Karratha, to assist with day-to-day administration and functions of that group.

These are late model computers, generally three years old, and are suitable for light office duties, such as for word processing and Internet browsing. All computers come complete with Windows XP Professional, a monitor, keyboard, mouse and CDS ROM. The computers are provided as-is and without warranty. 

Each year, the City of Karratha makes computers that are surplus to its needs available (at no cost) to eligible applicants.

Occasionally, printers may become available under the same program and will be advertised accordingly. The printers are provided as-is and without warranty. 

Funding Rounds: Applications will be advertised as computers and/or printers become available for dissemination through this scheme.

The applicant/s must reside or operate within the City of Karratha. Applications that are not connected or concerned with the City of Karratha Community will not be considered. 

Organisations must be non-profit and shall include, but are not limited to, sporting clubs (that are incorporated under the Associations incorporation Act), religious groups and demonstrated not-for-profit community groups or individuals that have a focus on community needs with a social benefit. 

In some instances, organisations that are incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act, may apply for funding on behalf of an unincorporated group that is based or operates within the City of Karratha. Unincorporated or for-profit organisation applications will not be considered. 

Download a copy of the Computers for Communities Guidelines (PDF 150KB)

Download a copy of the Computers for Communities Application Form (PDF 50KB)


 

Artwork for Community

The City of Karratha is making surplus artworks available for free to eligible community groups for their fundraising efforts.  Applicants may be eligible to receive up to five pieces of art, subject to the assessment of all applications. 

Applications are open from Monday 30 January 2017 and will close at 4pm Friday 3 March 2017. An opportunity to view the artworks prior to making an application can be arranged.

For more information about this and other grants available to community groups, please contact the Community Engagement Team on 9186 8555.

Download the Artwork for Community Artwork Catalogue (250kb PDF)

Download the Artwork for Community Guidelines (35kb PDF)

Download the Artwork for Community Application Form (0.7mb PDF)

 


Annual Community Association Development Scheme (ACADS)

Aim: To offer Community Associations based within the City of Karratha with financial assistance to coordinate high quality community programmes, events and services that provide a direct benefit to their associated community.

Funds of up to $100,000 per Community Association are available in accordance with the relevant guidelines. Where Community Associations do not apply for the full ACADS allocation, Council will consider incorporating the remaining allocation into Schemes identified under Policy CS06. This Policy includes the Annual Community Grant Scheme and the Quarterly Grant Scheme.

Applications will be open for 2 months before being considered by Council. All Community Associations will receive formal notification by end of August post Budget adoption.

Open: NOW (30 January)
Close: 31 March 2017

Download the ACADS Guidelines (PDF)

Download the ACADS Application Form (PDF)

Download the ACADS Project Form (PDF)

Download the ACADS Evaluation Form (PDF)


Business Development Support Scheme

Aim: To assist local collaborators and organisations with developing and delivering innovative projects that will result in economic benefits to the City of Karratha.
Business support organisations may be eligible to apply for financial assistance of up to $30,000 per project on a matched dollar for dollar basis to improve service provision to new, emerging and existing businesses within the City.
Open: 26/05/2017

Close: 9/06/2017

Download the Business Development Support Grant Scheme Guidelines

Download the Business Development Support Grant Scheme Application Form

Examples of projects that grants may be used to contribute towards include: training, workshops, expos, forums, briefings, conferences and surveys which are targeted at business development and investment.

 


Major Event Sponsorship and Attraction Program 

The City of Karratha seeks to support and encourage an active and engaged community through the attraction and/or sponsorship of a wide variety of events in an equitable and accountable way. Major events can positively impact the local economy and provide wellbeing, lifestyle and cultural benefits to local residents and visitors. Specifically, the Program seeks to:

  1. Contribute to Council’s vision to be “Australia’s most liveable regional City”. 

  2. Maximise the economic, media and social value of major events.

  3. Provide a coherent framework for City investment in supporting and growing major events.

  4. Encourage events and activities that have a regional focus.

For further information email events@karratha.wa.gov.au 

 

 

Where groups have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and are registered, GST will be applicable and will be paid to the group accordingly. However, groups and individuals that are not registered will need to complete a declaration form as set by the Australian Taxation Office before the grant will be reimbursed. Should the form indicate that there is a liability for PAYG, the application will not be considered.

Return Benefits to the City of Karratha

Public Announcements at the event

  • City of Karratha logo displayed on posters, pamphlets, signboards etc.
  • Undertake joint media promotion with the City of Karratha.

 

LOCAL  

www.karratha.wa.gov.au

Woodside

http://www.woodside.com.au/Working-Sustainably/Communities/Social-Contribution/Pages/Community-Investment-Funding.aspx#.VtOoO2df2Uk

Pilbara Development Commission (Includes Pilbara Cities - Royalties for Regions)

www.pdc.wa.gov.au

 

STATE   

Dept Local Government and Regional Development

www.grantsdirectory.dlg.wa.gov.au

The Grants Directory is a compilation of grants available to communities and local governments in regional and metropolitan Western Australia. The Directory contains programs provided by the Western Australian Government as well as private sector organisations.

Healthway

www.healthway.wa.gov.au

Lotterywest

www.lotterywest.wa.gov.au

Country Arts WA

www.countryartswa.asn.au

 

FEDERAL

Regional Development Australia

www.rda.gov.au

Regional Development Australia (RDA) is an Australian Government initiative that brings together all levels of government to enhance the growth and development of Australia's regions. A national network of RDA committees has been established to achieve this objective.

This website helps you find funding available under a variety of grant programs for individuals, businesses and communities to help you to develop solutions to local and national problems, fund ideas and initiatives or provide assistance in times of hardship.

Foundation for Young Australians

www.fya.org.au