City of Swan

Community grants

Applications can now be completed and lodged online. If you are unable to complete the electronic form, please contact the Grants Officer on 9267 9131 to make alternative arrangements.

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The Swan Community Grants program provides up to $15,000 to support projects with community development objectives that will enhance the lives of residents and the City of Swan community. Applicants must be incorporated or supported by an auspice organisation. It is expected that applicants will make a significant contribution toward their projects.

There are two levels of grants:

Up to $5,000 
Applications can be made at any time for this level of funding. Applications must be received 12 weeks prior to the commencement of the project or activity.

$5,001 to $15,000
Support is offered twice per year with the following schedule:

Round 1 Round 2
Applications open January August
Applications close March October
Assessment April November
Notification of outcome May December

Applications received after a round closing date will be considered in the following grant round. The Swan Community Funding Scheme will not fund projects that have started prior to the granting of funds.

Who can apply?

These grants are available to not-for-profit organisations and community organisations and groups. Unincorporated organisations must be supported by an auspicing* organisation.


To be eligible for funding the applicant must:

  • Undertake the project within the City of Swan’s local government boundaries;
  • Have completed and acquitted any project for which any City of Swan funding was previously received, with no outstanding debts to the City of Swan; and
  • Submit your application in accordance with the requirements outlined in this Information Paper and on the prescribed form.

Completing the Application

Relevant application forms can be downloaded from the top of this page.

If you are interested in applying and would like to discuss the suitability of your project, or require assistance with your application, please contact the Community Development Coordinator for your Place Community or call Customer Support on telephone 9267 9267.

Applications close
01 Jan 2021
Amount Upon Application
All artforms
Grant Type
Audience development
Community Partnership
Major Project
New work
Applicant Type
Western Australia
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