Grant Assistance

Community Development Officer Kelly Nottle is able to assist all community organisations in seeking grant funding that may be available. Please contact Kelly on 9733 7800 or

Community Development Grants

Funding of up to $800 is available for local community organisations to assist with projects and activities that enhance the community in line with Community Development principles, and the Shire of Waroona Strategic Community Plan.

Please refer to the Shire of Waroona Website

The grant funding is managed by the Small Grants & Awards Committee which comprises of 4 Shire Councillors.

Please click here for the application form.

See here for the guidelines.

Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund

The purpose is to fund facilities and projects with enduring value for the communities surrounding the Wagerup Refinery.  Funds will be allocated to community organisations, initiatives, processes and activities that contribute to the local government region known as the Shire of Waroona.

Applications can be for a broad range of community development projects both large and small that make a positive contribution to the economic, social, recreational or environmentally sustainability of the communities within the Shire of Waroona.

Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund 2020 Grants Awarded

The Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund (AWSF) has recently approved $60,192 (Plus provisional approval for $40,000) in funding to 4 community organisations. A total of 7 applications were received for this 4th round of AWSF funding.

Grants have been awarded to:

  • Waroona Community Men’s Shed – $20,000 towards the purchase and installation of dust extractor;
  • Lake Clifton-Herron Residents Association – $32,692 towards the historic Lake Clifton Lime Kiln Day Use Area Phase 2 - Walk Track;
  • Waroona Lions Club – 50% upto $7,500 towards the cost of a tractor for the Lions Tractor Train;
  • Preston Beach Golf Club – provisional approval for $40,000 towards Green Links 2 Project - subject to re-submission and final approval;

The operation of the fund is managed by an advisory committee which comprises of 2 Shire Councillors, 2 Alcoa representatives and 2 members of the public.

Lotterywest Grants

Lotterywest grants support people with special needs, disadvantaged people in our community, and initiatives that contribute towards the quality of life for all Western Australians.

The funding is used for extending the capacity of Not-for-Profit Organisations, strengthening community service delivery, enhancing community initiatives, valuing our state's heritage, and advancing participation in community life.

Lotterywest has developed a Community Investment Framework to support their vision of ‘Building a better WA together’ and to strengthen the impact achieved with the grants supported by Lotterywest and Healthway.

Lotterywest supports local and community initiatives. They also work with communities and sectors that are developing solutions to help achieve a deeper, wider impact, or that will leave a lasting and significant community legacy.

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