$200k in grants, donations and sponsorships invested into local community projects

30JUNE2022
Over $200,000 has been allocated to 45 community groups, organisations and individuals in the second round of the 2021-22 Cockburn Community Fund – the City of Cockburn’s Grants, Donations and Sponsorship program.  

Recipients were announced at a ceremony at the City’s Administration Building on Tuesday, 28 June 2022.  

This round’s funding included Donations of $73,800, Cultural and Community Grants of $45,283.85, Sponsorships of $36,500, and Sustainability and Environmental Grants of $47,932 – totaling $203,515.85.  

Over 50 applications were received. 

Mayor Logan Howlett said the Cockburn Community Fund delivers over one million dollars in funding to our local groups, organisations and individuals every year. 

“All of this funding supports projects and activities that enrich our community,” said Mayor Logan Howlett.  

“I congratulate all of our worthy recipients and thank you all for the incredible contributions you make to Cockburn,” said Mayor Howlett.  

Some of the recipients include:  
  • Second Harvest – $20,000 to assist with emergency relief services 
  • Black Swan Health – $20,000 for the Freo Street Doctor program 
  • Purple Hands Foundation – $9,000 for their Intercept Youth Program 
  • K9 Rescue Group – $6,000 for their operational costs 
  • Blind Sports WA – $4,902 to hold an Inclusive Sports Carnival 
  • Yangebup Family Centre – $4,844 to help fund their 30 Year Open Day celebration  
  • Coogee Community Garden WA – $4,000 to expand their community garden network 
  • East Hamilton Hill Primary School – $2,000 for their Nyungar Cultural Program 
  • Meerilinga Children and Community Services – $1,600 for their NAIDOC Celebration (Yeerap koola,Yira Yaak, Yoowarl Koorl – Get up, Stand up, Show up) 
The next funding round will open on Monday, 22 August 2022.  

Information about the City’s funding programs is available on the website.
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