Grants and Funding Opportunities

The Shire of Waroona administers two grant funding programs to help support and recognise our community.

We are committed to supporting incorporated not-for-profit organisations and associations (or groups auspiced by one) to turn great ideas into projects and events that benefit our Shire.

Alcoa Waroona Micro Grants Fund

(Up to $2,000)

The Alcoa Waroona Micro Grants Fund (AWMGF) is a partnership between Alcoa of Australia and the Shire of Waroona. It aims to supports groups to:

  1. Build and strengthen their organisational capacity or sustainability; or
  2. Deliver events, projects, programs or facilities that benefit Waroona communities or address a well evidenced need, effectively contributing to building a vibrant, inclusive and healthy community.

Applications are invited twice per year, with a maximum grant allocation of $2,000 approved per community group within the financial year. Please note the following deadlines.

Round Opens Closes Notification By
Round One 1 December 15 February 15 March
Round Two 1 June 15 August 15 September

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Projects must align with the Shire of Waroona 2030 Strategic Community Plan.

Successful recipients for Round Two (June) 2021/22

JKA Waroona Karate

Just Cruizin' Street Machiners

Lake Clifton Herron Residents Association

Preston Beach Community Garden

Waroona Agricultural Society

Waroona Creative Art Centre

Waroona Historical Society

Waroona Lions

Yarloop Country Women's Association

Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund

(Over $10,000)

The Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund aims to assist our local groups and organisations to deliver projects that make a positive contribution towards the Shire’s economic, social, recreational and environmental sustainability.

To be eligible, project applications must align with at least one of the following key priority areas:

• Capital Improvements
• Public Space Enhancement
• Durable Equipment
• Economic Development
• Environmental Sustainability
• Education and Training
• Community Welfare
• Other

It is expected that no individual application be less than $10,000 or exceed an amount of $50,000.

The next round of the Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund will open in March 2023.

Read the Grant Guidelines

Further Information

To discuss your grant ideas with our Community Development team, please contact us on 9733 7800 or email