Growing our Community

Growing our Community

The City of Armadale is proud to support residents and community groups wanting to make their community a great place to live. To find out how we can support you, download the Growing our Community 2018 Calendar or read the section below for more information.

Community Training

Free community training workshops available to community groups, clubs, volunteers or residents based in or servicing the City of Armadale. You can download a full list and description of upcoming workshops, and RSVP your attendance below. Places are limited so book now.

2018 Life Skills Workshops

Are you over 40 and live or work in the City of Armadale? Don't miss out on this fantastic series of upcoming workshops covering a range of topics including:

  • What you need to know about preparing for Wills, Power of Attorney and Medical Guardianships.
  • What is meant by Beneficiaries, Trustees, Executors in basic terms.
  • What you need to know about linking Medicare, Medical Guardianship and Advanced Health Directives.
  • Life after work.
  • Planning for retirement- budgets, assets and liabilities.
  • How to get connected in the community.
  • The importance of developing connections and planning before retiring.

Are you Willing?

An insight into what you need for Wills, Power of Attorney, and Medical Guardianships

Tuesday 9 October 2018

4:30pm light refreshments - Workshop - 5 to 6.30pm

City of Armadale Function Room, 7 Orchard Avenue, Armadale

Are you Retirement Ready?

Planning what to do in retirement and making sure you are ready!

Tuesday 30 October 2018

4:30pm light refreshments - Workshop - 5 to 6.30pm

City of Armadale Function Room, 7 Orchard Avenue, Armadale

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Growing your Resources

The City of Armadale supports the community in a range of ways, including through its Financial Assistance programs.

Community Grants   

Opening: 3 September 2018    

Closing: 1 October 2018

Community groups can apply for grants up to $2,000 for projects that benefit the local community.

To be eligible to apply, community groups are required to discuss their project with a member of the Community Services team prior to submitting their application.

To register your interest in applying, please email info@armadale.wa.gov.au or call 9394 5000 by Friday 24 September to allow sufficient time to discuss your project before the closing date.

Download a copy of the Community Grants Guidelines and Application Form.

A copy of the City’s Financial Assistance Policy can be found on the City's website. 

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Donations

One-off donations for children and youth attending sporting events and for community groups. Click here for more information. 

  • Open year round

Details of the policy are available here.

Prizes for Fundraisers

The Armadale Arena assess requests on Community Group letterhead for prizes and giveaways for fundraisers. Details of the policy are available here.

Community Sport & Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF)

Sporting Clubs can apply for funding to improve their facilities.

CSRFF Small Grants (up to $66,666)

Round 1: Closing date - February

Round 2: Closing date - July

CSRFF Annual Grants (up to $166,666)

Closing date - June

CSRFF Forward Planning Grants ( up to $1million)

Closing date - June 

Funding Advice

The City of Armadale Community Development Officer - Community Partnerships is available by appointment to provide advice and support for groups/clubs about funding opportunities. Make an appointment now.

Growing your Group

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Volunteer Support

Through Armadale Volunteer Services the City provides a volunteer referral service as well as support, advice and training for volunteers and volunteer managers. Click here for more information.

Community Trailer

The City provides and resources a Community Activity Trailer for Community Groups to use at local events and activities. The Community Activity trailer includes barbeque facilities, large games, and a range of other resources, perfect for hosting a community get together. The trailer is available for hire to the community.

Facility Use

The City provides a range of subsidised community facilities and reserves for community activities including the Armadale Arena. View the range of facilities available here.

For more information on any of the above information contact the Community Development Team via email or on 9394 5000.

Community Garden Toolkit

The City of Armadale recognises community gardens as an important part of any community. They can serve as engagement hubs for social interaction and promote environmental improvement, food security and a sharing economy. Well planned and managed community gardens can achieve important objectives for the community’s wellbeing, health and sustainability.

This toolkit complements Council’s policy COMD9 – Community Gardens and associated Management Practice, both available on the City’s website here. The policy and management practice demonstrate Council’s support for and approach to the provision, development and management of community gardens.

Toolkit Document