Community Funding & Sponsorship

Community Recovery Funding

Applications for the following Community Recovery Funding are now closed:

  • Connected Neighbourhood Grants
  • Strong & Thriving Community Groups Grants
  • Creative Enterprise Grants
  • Community Facilities Assistance Fund

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application in due course. For further information please contact the Community Development Team on 6820 3020 or by email commdevel@albany.wa.gov.au

Community Waste & Sustainability Grant Scheme

Community Waste & Sustainability Grants are now open for application. These grants provide support for local community projects tackling waste issues. Applications for up to $2000 are invited for eligible activities with applications remaining open until the scheme is fully subscribed. Proposed activities must be discussed with the Waste Services Team before submitting an application. For more information please contact the Waste Services Team on 6820 on 6820 3032 or by email fossickers@albany.wa.gov.au.

Community Waste & Sustainability Grant 2020-21 Guidelines & Application

 

Community Leadership Grants

The Community Leadership Grants are now open for applications. To find out whether you are eligible to apply for these grants, please contact the Club Development Coordinator, Judith Want on (08) 6820 3451 or by email – judithw@albany.wa.gov.au.

Regional Events Sponsorship

Community Events Grant

 

Letters of Support

Are you applying for funding and need a letter of support for your application?

The City of Albany receives hundreds of requests for letters of support from community groups each year. While most requests will be accommodated in the timeframe required, applicants are reminded that the City does require requests to be made in accordance with its policy and in the correct format.

Please allow 10 working days for your application to be processed. Requests must also be submitted using one of our application forms. If you are applying for funding, please consider requesting letters of support early to ensure your application can be accommodated prior to the closing date for funding submissions.

If you are requesting in-kind support for your project, please discuss with the most relevant officer before applying. 

For further information please refer to the City of Albany policy on requesting letters of support:

Letter of Support Policy for Community Projects

Letter of Support Application Form (In principle support only)

Letter of Support Application Form (for projects requesting in-kind support)

 

Grant Directories

Use the links here to access grant directories of other governments and organisations. If you require further advice or assistance, please contact the Community Development Team on 6820 3020, 6820 3023, or by email commdevel@albany.wa.gov.au 

Australian Government GrantConnect

GrantConnect

Business grants

Australian Taxation Office information about grants

ATO Grant Information

Western Australian Government Grants

Department of Communities Grant Directory

Grants offered by Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Lotterywest

Lotterywest Grants

 

Other Funding Bodies

Use the links here to access grants offered by other funders.

Great Southern Development Commission

Healthway

Community Arts Network Western Australia

Regional Arts WA

 

 

Albany and Regional Volunteer Service 'Book a Brain'

Book a Brain aims to give local community groups access to the knowledge and experience of community members (Brains) who can help groups develop projects or events that benefit the community. Book a Brain will endeavour to put eligible applicants in contact with volunteers (Brains) from the Book a Brain register who have the knowledge required to assist the applicant with their project.

The Brains in the Book a Brain project will share information based on knowledge and expertise. They will not provide physical assistance.

Brains can assist with a number of issues community groups may be facing, including but not limited to:

  • Grant writing and acquittals
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Event Management
  • Governance
  • Risk Management

For more information please contact the Albany and Regional Volunteer Service on 9841 3588. More information can also be found on their website below:

Albany and Regional Volunteer Service website