Community Funding and Grants

Small Events Sponsorship and Grants Program

The City has a Small Events Sponsorship program that is suitable for neighbourhood events such as movie nights, pop up events, Christmas carols, food swaps and small fetes. Opportunities are open year-round. Visit the Small Events Sponsorship Program page for more details.

Community grants 

The City offers a community grants program which provides funding to individuals, community groups and not-for-profits in Cockburn.  As well as regular grants, the program includes sponsorship and donations for individuals and groups. Please visit the Community GrantsCultural Grants, Donations and Sponsorship pages for more information.

Sustainability grants

Not-for-profit and community groups can apply for sustainability grants of up to $4,000 for eligible projects. Grant themes include water, energy and waste, sustainable transport and community building. Visit Sustainability Grants for more information.

Bus Hire Subsidy 

Not-for-profit community groups can apply for funding assistance for the use of hire of non-City owned bus hire. Visit Bus Hire Subsidy for more information.

Neighbourhood Network Fund Program

The City supports local neighbourhood events and can provide funding to assist with this. Visit Neighbourhood Networking Fund for more information.

More information and contact

Please contact the City for more information on community funding, grants and subsidies on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected].



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.