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 Current policy manual 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 2022/2023 Round 1 - Opens 5 September 2022.

Community Grants 2022/2023 Round 2 - Opens March 2023.

The amount of funding available for a community grant varies from $1,000 to $5,000 depending on the category.

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).
  • Community event or project (one-off): Maximum $2,500 per application (the City’s funding will not exceed 50% of the total project budget, including in-kind contributions).
  • Community project (extended): Maximum $5,000 per application (the City’s funding will not exceed 50% of the total project budget, including in-kind contributions).

How to Apply

The City welcomes applications from incorporated not-for profit community groups and organisations including sporting, welfare, educational (only school P&C's are eligible for funding), arts, cultural, children, youth, seniors and other relevant groups.

To be eligible to apply, community organisations and groups are required to discuss their project with the relevant officer of the City of Armadale Community Development team prior to submitting their application.

To register your interest email or call (08) 9394 5638 by Tuesday 27 September 2022, 4.30pm to allow sufficient time to discuss your project before the closing date.

Applications close 4.30pm on Monday 3 October 2022.

Tip Sheets for Funding Applications

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

High School Scholarships

Each year the City provides a $165 scholarship to one high achieving student, nominated by the Principal from each high school in the area. 

For more information, please contact your local high 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.

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 before your selection travel date. 

More Information and Contact

For more general information about community support or for media enquiries, please call the City on 08 9394 5000 or email


Page Last Reviewed 11 August 2022