Community Grant Information

Community Contribution Grants 2015 / 2016

Every year the Shire of Manjimup reserves 2% of the prior year's rates revenue and gives it back to the community in the form of grants.

Click here to view the Community Contribution Grant recipients for 2015/2016.


Community Projects
Community groups and not-for-profit organisations may apply for funding for projects/activities that have a focus on benefiting communities within the Shire of Manjimup. You do not need to be an incorporated body to apply.

Council will assess each application during budget deliberations and will grant funds to projects that are deemed to have merit.

An incorporated body or an incorporated body in partnership with a youth ‘group’ may submit an application for funds to support youth groups, workers or projects operating within the Shire of Manjimup. $35,000 of the available funds is set aside for this purpose.

Individuals or community groups may apply for up to $5,000 to assist with the hosting of an event. Funding requests need to be directly tied to marketing and promotional costs.

The Shire of Manjimup seeks to support events which target a broad audienc e, such as state, interstate and international visitors.  If satisfactory funding applications exceed grant money available, Council will prioritsie supporting events that will market and promote the Shire to a target population residing beyond the South West or Great Southern boundaries.


Grant Acquittal Form Link
Grant Acquittal Form 2014 - 2015 Click here

Application Forms
Forms can  be picked up from the Shire of Manjimup Administration Centre or the Manjimup, Pemberton, Northcliffe and Walpole Public Libraries.

Grant application forms for 2015 / 2016 can be downloaded through the links below.

Documents Link
Youth Project Grants Click here
Events Grants Click here
General Grants Click here

Open and Closing Dates

Applications open Monday 2 February 2015 
Applications close 4pm Friday 27 March 2015
Applicants notified of outcomes Final decisions are made upon Council's adoption of the annual budget.  This usually occurs by the end of July and applicants are notified of the outcomes in August.

For further information please contact Administration and Events Liaison Officer Rachel Croft on 9771 7701 or by email to

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