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 closed for 2019/2020 

All applications shall be made on the form available (posted on this website or available from the Shire of Denmark Office, Denmark Recreation Centre, and Denmark Public Library). Applicants must address the selection criteria provided within the Application Guidelines.  *Late applications will not be accepted for consideration.*

All successful and unsuccessful applicants will be advised by writing.

Community Financial Assistance Grants 2019/20 - Guidelines

Community Financial Assistance Grants 2019/20 - Application Form

Community Financial Assistance Grants - Acquittal Form

~ Applications close 14th June 2019~

Last Financial Year's Successful Applicants 2018 / 2019

Denmark Little Athletics $2,250.00
Denmark Historical Society  $   620.00
Denmark Surf Life Saving Club Inc. $5,000.00
Denmark Community Resource Centre $2,500.00
Nornalup Residents & Ratepayers Assoc. $3,500.00
Riding for the Disabled $2,500.00


Nornalup Resident & Ratepayers Association Inc. $3,000.00      
Denmark Baroque Inc. $2,000.00
ArtSouthWA Inc. $1,000.00
TOTAL $6,000.00

For further information relating to the Shire of Denmark Community Financial Assistance Program please contact Noni Entwisle, Assistant Accountant on (08) 9848 0300 or email