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 Program- Acquittal Form

This Financial Year's Successful Applicants 2019/2020


Agreed Funding Amount


2019 Southern Art & Craft Trail 21 Sep - 13 Oct 2019


Nornalup Residents & Ratepayers Assoc.

Picnic at Nornalup 2020


Denmark Running Club

WOW Trail Half Marathon Event 22 Sep 2019


Denmark Baroque Inc.

Performance "A Spring Pastorale"- 28-30 Sep 2019


Great Southern Classic Car Show

Host the Great Southern Classic Car Show - 29 Sep 2019


HorsePower Denmark (Formally Riding for the Disabled)

Purchase a horse float


Denmark SHS After School Drama Ensemble

Drama ensemble production


Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee on behalf of the Denmark Bird Group

Hold a full day bird seminar and produce a "Birds of Denmark " Brochure


Denmark Mens Shed

Development of a Website


West Oz Geocaching

Hold geocaching event "WA goes big"


Denmark Community Resource Centre

Christmas Parade 2019




Grand Total


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