Community Funding Submissions

Annually the Shire of Merredin makes an allocation in it's Annual Budget to provide funding to community groups for a variety of projects. Around late January the Shire has an open period until 31 March where it accepts applications for funding for these projects. 

The 2019/20 Shire of Merredin community funding grants are now open! Download an application form by clicking here.

To apply, your group needs to be based in the Shire of Merredin and you need to be either an incorporated body or to be auspiced by an incorporated organisation. You can apply for funding for just about anything. For example: for infrastructure, events, equipment or activities. You just need to be able to show the Shire of Merredin how the community (or a significant sector of the community) will benefit from the funding. 

Examples of previous projects that funding was allocated for include the installation of CCTV at the Merredin Military Museum, funding for 2018 events including the International Woman's Day Luncheon (Wheatbelt Events Committee), Art Exhibit (Merredin Fine Arts Society), Merredin Sports Awards (Merredin Sports Council) and the Merredin Show (Merredin & Districts Agricultural Society) as well as funding towards specialised Volleyball program at Merredin College.

Application forms must be received by 4:00pm on 31 March 2019.

For further information please contact Kellie Bartley, Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 9041 1611 or email dceo@merredin.wa.gov.au

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