$315k community funding available from the City of Cockburn

The Cockburn Community Fund (CCF) program officially opened on 17 February 2020 and more than $315,000 is up for grabs to local individuals, community groups and organisations.

Each year, the CCF offers financial support to projects, activities and services that benefit the local community. The funds are split into 30 different funding pools and subsidy programs.

Funding is allocated twice a year, while there are four rounds annually for junior sports travel grants and applications are open all year for individual and small events sponsorships.

Last financial year, a total amount over $1.15M was awarded to community groups, organisations and individuals around the City of Cockburn.

They ranged from a $450 Youth Art Scholarship to study Ballet internationally, to a $12,500 Community Grant towards an Audiology Booth at Cockburn Integrated Health.

Applications for the CCF’s second round for 2019-20 close at 4pm Friday, 27 March.

The funding categories are:
  • Community Grants
  • Cultural Grants
  • Sponsorships
  • Donations
  • Sustainability Grants
  • Environmental Education for Schools Grants
  • Youth Art Scholarships
  • Small Events Sponsorships (open all year round)
City of Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett said the City was proud to support the community through the CCF.

“The Cockburn Community Fund offers fantastic support to our local people, groups and organisations.”

“Annually, the City distributes over one million dollars through this initiative to a wide range of causes – all of whom undertake activities and projects that benefit our community,” said Mayor Howlett.

If you have an idea that could benefit from a community grant, visit the City's website to download guidelines and application forms.

For further information on Grants, Donations and Sponsorship call 9411 3444 or send an email


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