Financial Assistance and Policy Guidelines

The City is committed to assisting individuals, groups and organisations which provide services and support to residents of the City of Armadale. The City will consider requests for financial assistance in the form of:

  • Community Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Donations

For more information about financial assistance, please view the City’s Financial Assistance Policy below: 

Community Grants

The City provides two rounds of community grant funding each financial year with the aim of supporting community organisations and groups to deliver initiatives which benefit the local community.

Community Grants 2023/2024 Round 1- NOW CLOSED 

Community Grants 2023/2024 Round 2

  • Applications Open 11 March 2024
  • Applications Close 8 April 2024
  • For Projects from May 2024 to May 2025

The amount of funding available for a community grant varies from $1,000 to $5,000 depending on the category. The City welcomes applications from incorporated not-for profit community groups and organisations, or registered charities including sporting, welfare, educational, arts, cultural, children, youth, seniors and other relevant groups. 

Grant Categories

Community Grants are available in the following categories:

  • Equipment: Maximum $1,000 per application (the City’s funding will not exceed 50% of the total project budget and the 50% must be matched by a cash contribution).
  • One-Off Community Event or Project: Maximum $2,500 per application (the City’s funding will not exceed 50% of the total project budget, including in-kind contributions).
  • Extended Community Project: Maximum $5,000 per application (the City’s funding will not exceed 50% of the total project budget*, including in-kind contributions).

*NB 50% co-contribution required may be waived where the majority of funds requested is for the purpose of engaging a professional facilitator to deliver an event or project

Successful Recipients from the City of Armadale Community Grants Program

2023/ 2024 Round 1 


Amount Funded


EQUIPMENT (max $1,000)

Piara Waters Cricket Club

$   1,000.00

Equipment for Women's Cricket Team

Waterwheel Community Shed

$   1,000.00


Kids are Kids! Therapy & Education Centre Inc.

$   1,000.00

CELF-P3 Clinical Assessment Sets

Roleystone Karragullen Cricket Club

$      998.00

Cricket balls

Ramogi Australia Association

$      598.00

Laptop and Projector

Armadale Kelmscott Swimming Club ( AKSC ) Inc.

$      880.40

Backstroke Ledges

Armadale / Kelmscott Uniting Church

$      250.00

Educational Toys for Razzle Dazzle Program

ONE-OFF PROJECT (max $2,500)

The South Tamil School of WA

$   2,500.00

The South Tamil School Annual Concert 2023

Malayalee Association of Western Australia (MAWA)

$   2,500.00

MAWA Badminton Tournament

Rotary Club of Armadale

$   2,500.00

Rotary Egg Scavenger Hunt

Kelmscott Anglican Church

$   2,500.00

150th Celebration - St Mary in-the-Valley Church Consecration

Gosnells Community Legal Centre

$   2,375.00

Family Domestic Violence Kinsugi Workshops

Willandra Primary School P&C Association Inc

$   2,500.00

Willandra Primary School 30th Birthday Celebration

Hindi Samaj of WA

$   2,500.00

HSWA Multicultural Picnic Festival


Bedfordale Connect Inc

$   3,815.00

Bedfordale Bush Market kids' activities

Tip Sheets for Funding Applications

The City has developed the following tip sheets to assist you in your funding application.

Access and Inclusion

Community Grant applicants are required to consider accessibility in the application and acquittal process. The following resources can assist you with planning accessible and inclusive events and programs.

Annual Scholar Awards for Year 10 students

Each year the City provides $300 scholarships to high achieving Year 10 students. One student is nominated by the Principal from each secondary school in the area. 

For more information, please contact your local school.


General Donations

Community groups in Armadale are invited to apply for a donation to support one-off projects that benefit the local community.

To find out if you are eligible for a donation please contact the Community Development Team on 08 9394 5000.

Requests for a General Donation must be submitted in writing to or by letter. DO NOT use the Sporting, Recreation and Development Donations Form. 

Sporting, recreation and development donations

Individuals who have been selected to represent the State or Nation in an interstate or overseas competition in a sport, recreational, educational or arts activity are eligible for one donation per financial year.

For more information on eligibility or for assistance please call the Community Development Support Officer on 08 9394 5642 or email

To apply please complete and return the Donation application form below. This must be submitted before your travel date. We cannot accept applications for events that have already taken place.

Fundraising Donations

Donations of vouchers to Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre can be made to organisations toward fundraising and promotional initiatives.

To find out if you are eligible please contact City of Armadale on 08 9394 5000 or email

Nutrition in Schools Program

Donations can be made to public schools for the purpose of delivering a school breakfast program.

Funds will supplement donations to the school by food relief charities and other donations and can be used to purchase additional food items or necessary equipment. Eligible schools will be invited to participate at the beginning of each school year.

More Information and Contact

For more information please contact the Community Development Team on or call 08 9394 5642.

Page Last Reviewed 15 February 2024