Community Financial Assistance Program

The Shire of Denmark Community Financial Assistance Program is designed to provide financial assistance for community based (not for profit) organisations, that utilise the funds to benefit the community. Minor Community Grants ($201 to $5000) and Major Community Grants (Over $5000) are awarded to assist with projects, development and/or maintenance of facilities, relief from Council fees and charges, etc. 


  • To provide financial assistance for organisations and/or projects which benefit the community.
  • To assist community based (not for profit) organisations to develop and maintain facilities.
  • To provide community based (not for profit) organisations with relief from Council imposed fees and charges.
  • To provide guidelines for the consideration and approval, or otherwise, of financial assistance applications.
  • To minimise out of budget, ad hoc requests.

Applications are now CLOSED for 2020/2021

All applications are to be completed on the form provided, below are the approved formats in which submissions can be made: 

  • Complete the online application form,
  • Download a copy of the form and submit by post or email
  • Collect a hard copy form from one of the below designated locations, and then submit by post or email.
    • Shire of Denmark Administration Office
    • Denmark Recreation Centre
    • Denmark Public Library

Applicants must address the selection criteria provided within the Application Guidelines. 

All successful and unsuccessful applicants will be advised by writing.

Additional Information

Applications closed 4:00pm Friday, 24th April 2020

*Late applications will not be accepted for consideration.*

All potential applicants are encouraged to discuss their applications with Jodi Vitler, Assistant Accountant, prior to lodging their submission.

For further information, please contact the administration office on (08) 9848 0300 or on email to