Community Chest         

The Shire of Narrogin provides funding assistance through the Community Chest to eligible community organisations for events or projects which benefit the general 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 emailing enquiries@narrogin.wa.gov.au 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

Guidelines

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.
  • Successful applicants from Rounds 1 or 2 in the preceding 24 months are ineligible to apply.

Eligibility

  • 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
enquiries@narrogin.wa.gov.au

 

Community Chest Guidelines.pdf

Community Chest Application Form.pdf

Community Chest Acquittal Form.pdf

Community Chest Application Form.docx

Community Chest Acquittal Form.docx