Grants are an important source of funding for many Stirling community groups, sporting clubs and not-for-organisations. Please see below a list of links which can assist you in finding grants that may be suitable to you and your organisation.
GrantConnect is the Australian Government’s central grants information system. Here you can find current grant opportunities open for application across all Federal Government departments. You can also register as a user so that you are notified via email when grants that may be of a certain interest to you become available. New grant programs across a variety of disciplines are listed every month so be sure to sign up to receive all the latest funding news.
Business Grants >
The Australian Government provides funding for activities such as research and development, trade, indigenous business, innovation or employment. Previous Stirling businesses have received successful funding under Business Grants for training and education, start-up ideas, networking and much more.
Community Grants Hub >
As the name suggests, this website contains grant information from the Australian Government that is specific to community grants. Implemented by the Department of Social Services (DSS) it provides grant services primarily to individuals and the community sector for health promotion and prevention programs, social inclusion and services for people with disabilities.
Community GrantGuru >
This grant hub contains a list of funding sources specific to community groups and not-for-profit organisations. Registration is free and is popular among community organisations in Australia. You can also sign up to receive notifications when new grants become available.
Western Australian Government Grants and Funding >
This website contains a variety of grant information and useful links available to all eligible West Australian community groups, local government bodies and not-for-profit organisations. Here you can link to the Local Government Grants directory or search information relating to Lotterywest grants, sports funding and more.
City of Stirling Grants >
The City of Stirling opens a variety of grants each year for capital works, sports equipment, sport scholarships, community events, sustainability grants and much more. Search their website for funding opportunities to find out more, or contact the City of Stirling on (08) 9205 8555.
Local Sporting Champions >
Local Sporting Champions is an Australian Government Program providing financial support to young sportsmen and women aged 12-18 years. Grants of $500 are available three times per year for young Stirling athletes competing in national or international sporting competitions recognised by the Australian Sports Commission. For eligibility or to apply please click on the link above.
The $22 million Communities Environment Program will provide between $2,500 and $20,000 funding for projects that conserve, protect and sustainably manage our environment. This can include waste and litter reduction, protecting native animals, removing weeds, planting native species, restoring and improving coasts, wetlands, riverbanks and waterways, and greening parks and urban areas.