Annual Grant Program

Annual Grant Program

Overview

The Annual Grant Program (AGP) provides one-off grants and three (3) year service agreements for not for profit community groups and organisations with a focus on community development programs, capital works projects, events or activities that contribute to the City's quality of life. It is an opportunity for organisations to apply for larger scale funding for specific projects or events. 

The AGP allows organisations to apply for funding for initiatives that align with the City's Strategic Community Plan 2020-30.

Application Information

Applications are accepted between February and April each year, and referred for final approval to Council as part of the City's budget adoption process. 

Applications will only be considered if they are submitted on a fully completed application form (with all required supporting documentation), meet the criteria listed in the Guidelines, and are submitted by the closing date. 

Successful Grant Recipients for 2020-21

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Council Meeting on Monday 25 May 2020, resolved to award more than $293,000 to local community groups through the Annual Grant Program. The City received a number of outstanding applications which demonstrated organisations wanting to make a difference in the local community, and contribute to the City's quality of life through the provision of events, projects, activities and services. 

In total, the City will award more than $500,000 to local community groups for the 2020-21 financial year, incorporating new grants and pre-existing agreements.

Congratulations to the following organisations who have been successful in their grant applications:
  • Boulder Promotion and Development Association Inc. - receiving $35,000 per financial year on a Three (3) Year Service Agreement to assist with operational costs;
  • Empowering People in Communities Inc. - receiving a one-off grant of $13,626 for the construction of a canteen at the Family Centre in Wilson Street;
  • Goldfields Brass Band Inc. - receiving $10,000 per financial year on a Three (3) Year Service Agreement to assist with operational costs and the purchase of equipment;
  • Hope Community Services Ltd. - receiving $15,000 per financial year on a Three (3) Year Service Agreement to assist with operational costs of an outreach street van;
  • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Garden Inc. - receiving a one-off grant of $16,669.56 to assist in the establishment of a Multicultural Food Garden;
  • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group - receiving $94,545.45 per financial year on a Three (3) Year Service Agreement to assist with operational costs;
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia - receiving a one-off grant of $14,177 to assist with Phase One of the Visitor Centre Refresh Project;
  • Sandalwood Family Centre Inc. - receiving a one-off grant of $10,000 to assist with an Intergenerational Playgroup Project;
  • Saving Animals From Euthanasia Inc. - receiving a one-off grant of $10,000 to assist with a Community De-sexing and Microchipping Program;
  • The Golden Mile Art Exhibition Group - receiving $30,000 for the 2020-21 financial year, and $20,000 for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 financial years to assist with the Rejuvenation Project;
  • The Goldfields Repertory Club - receiving a one-off grant of $24,795 to assist with the renovation project for the Brookman Street Theatre;
  • The Palace Theatre Recreation Centre Inc. - receiving $10,000 per financial year for a Three (3) Year Service Agreement to assist with operational costs; and 
  • The Salvation Army (WA) - receiving a one-off grant of $10,000 to refurbish "The Shed" - a safe recreational space for youth at risk.
Annual Grant Program 2020-21
*Please note: The Annual Grant Program for 2020-21 is now closed. Thank you to all applicants. Announcements will be made shortly on successful applicants. 

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder's Annual Grant Program (AGP) is open for applications for projects and events which fall within the 2020-21 financial year.


The AGP is aimed at strengthening and enhancing the social wellbeing, development and sustainability of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community through the development of projects and events. The program allows applications for funding for projects and events that align with the City's Strategic Community Plan 2020-30.

The City are looking for not for profit organisations who want to make a difference in the local community, and contribute to the City's quality of life through the provision of events, projects, activities and services. The City encourages all not for profit organisations to check their availability for the AGP and consider applying. 
Opening and Closing Dates
Applications open 9:00am Monday 3rd February 2020, and close 5:00pm Friday 24th April 2020.

 
Guidelines
All applicants are advised to read the Annual Grant Program Guidelines carefully to ensure their applications are complete with all the required supporting documentation. Failure to fully complete the application form or supply the supporting documentation may deem the application unsuccessful. 
Strategic Community Plan 2020-30
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is investing in our community by pursuing strategies that will future proof our City, expand and diversify our economy, increase our population, keep our community safe, connect our community and maintain a green and sustainable City. 

Applicants must provide details of how the application aligns to the key priorities noted in the City's Strategic Community Plan 2020-30.

These key priorities are:
  • Safe: We will be safe and free from harm and crime;
  • Connected: We will be connected to our history, culture and community;
  • Sustainable: A green ecologically sustainable City for current and future generations;
  • Empowered: We continue to believe in the principles of representational democracy, and are enabled to make decisions about our lives;
  • Capable: We will have the resources to contribute to our community and economy;
  • Futuristic: We plan for the future proofing of our City by being a thinking and innovative society.
Free Workshops
City Officers will be facilitating workshops in collaboration with Ali Kent from Compass Project Consultancy. Ali has amassed over 30 years' experience in high level strategic management in the WA State Government, which has seen her secure multi-million dollars worth of funding projects and programs. 

Workshops are free to attend and participants are required to register for each workshop by emailing agp@ckb.wa.gov.au or phoning 9021 0979.

Workshop 1 - Application Forms and Processes 

Wednesday 5th February 2020, 7:30am to 9:30am, Black Crow Studios (11 Boulder Road)

This workshop is to provide the applicant with essential information about processes, along with assistance in completing the application form to ensure the best outcome for the applicant. 

Workshop 2 - Project Planning

Wednesday 19th February 2020, 7:30am to 9:30am, Black Crow Studios (11 Boulder Road)

Investing time to develop a good project plan is important. This workshop provides practical methods to develop and deploy a project plan to deliver a successful project. 

Workshop 3 - Application Forms and Processes 

Wednesday 11th March 2020, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Black Crow Studios (11 Boulder Road)

This workshop is to provide the applicant with essential information about processes, along with assistance to completing the application form to ensure the best outcome for the applicant. 


 
Important Dates
Applications Open
3rd February 2020

Workshop 1 (Application Forms and Processes)
5th February 2020

Workshop 2 (Project Planning)
19th February 2020

Workshop 3 (Application Forms and Processes)
11th March 2020
 
Q&A Phone Session
15th April 2020

Applications Close
24th April 2020

Assessment Period 
May 2020

Councillors Meet
May / June 2020

Notification to Applicants
May / June 2020

Deadline for Completion of Funded Project or Event
30th June 2021
More Information
For more information on the Annual Grant Program including the workshops, contact the City Living Team on 9021 9600 or agp@ckb.wa.gov.au.