Community Chest         

The Shire of Narrogin provides funding assistance through the biannual Community Chest funding program to eligible community organisations for events or projects which benefit the Narrogin community. Cash and in-kind support is available up to a maximum of $2,500.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Administration Support Officer by email to or by telephoning 9890 0900 to discuss their project, or to obtain a copy of the Application Form

Alternately the forms can be can be downloaded using the links at the bottom of this page.

Round 1 opens 15 July closes 31 August

Round 2 opens 1 February closes 28 February


What may be funded

  • Professional fees and charges associated with the event or project (e.g. entertainment, adjudicators, printing, fixed equipment, skilled labour).
  • Expenses associated with the production of the event or project (e.g. equipment hire, materials, advertising, venue hire).

What will not be funded

  • Deficit funding or retrospective funding.
  • Recurrent expenditure (i.e. salaries and operational costs).
  • Proposals where alternative sources of funding are available.
  • Organisations or groups who have failed to acquit previously received Community Chest funds within the required timeframe may be ineligible to apply for future rounds.
  • Maintenance, repairs or upgrades to buildings or property which are privately owned or are the property of the State Government.


  • Only incorporated not for profit community organisations are eligible for support through the
    Shire’s Community Chest program.
  • Only one application in any twenty-four month period may be funded for any one organisation.
  • No individual application shall receive in excess of $2,500 (cash or in kind).
  • The applicant group must be able to demonstrate substantial community support for the project.
  • Applications must be signed by the organisations President or Vice President.
  • Evidence of the association’s incorporation shall be provided with the application.
  • Projects shall be completed within the financial year of receiving the grant.

Assessment criteria

  • Demonstrated capacity to manage and be accountable for the funds and the project.
  • Demonstrated cash, donated and in-kind contributions to the proposed project.
  • Copies of quotes for materials and services to deliver the project.
  • Membership of the organisation is primarily Shire of Narrogin residents.
  • Aims and objectives of the organisation benefit primarily the Narrogin community.
  • Provision of a detailed cash budget showing expenditure and income including grant amount requested.
  • The extent of community involvement and the contribution in cash or in-kind by the organisation.
  • Compliance with all acquittal requirements for any previous Shire funding received.
  • Compliance with appropriate Local Laws, Policies, Acts, Regulations and Standards.

How to apply

  • Applicants are required to read and understand the Guidelines.
  • All applications must be submitted using the Application Form.
  • Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date.
Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Narrogin
89 Earl Street
PO Box 1145
Narrogin WA 6312


Community Chest Guidelines.pdf

Community Chest Application Form.pdf

Community Chest Application Form.docx

Community Chest Acquittal Form