Shire and Other Grants

The Shire of Narrogin operates a number of annual grant funding schemes for community & sporting groups, individuals and businesses. 

Indeed, other Government and philanthropic agencies, also provide funding assistance and these avenues could be investigated by such groups within the Shire who are seeking financial assistance.

Here you will find information on alternate sources of funding, aside from grants, such as donations, discounts, waivers, and in-kind assistance available through the Shire of Narrogin.

Assistance for Sporting or Community Groups

The use of Shire plant by staff outside of normal hours may be permitted to assist sporting or community groups serving the residents of Narrogin providing the normal plant / equipment hire rate is paid by that body, unless otherwise allowed by the Shire CEO.

Delegation 3.11 Donations – Financial and In-Kind Works/Services may be applied at the discretion of the CEO.

If approved by the CEO or EMTRS, the plant is to be operated only by a competent employee – non-employees or a non-qualified employee are not permitted.

Reduction in Fees & Charges of Local Government Owned Facilities

The Shire CEO is delegated power to approve reduction in fees and charges of local government owned facilities, subject to:
a) the request is from a local community, charitable or not-for-profit organisation;
b) the event is for the specific benefit of the local community;
c) each request of the organisation does not exceed $500 ex GST;
d) cleaning cost of the venue hire is not to be discounted.

Donations of Cash or In-Kind Assistance

Where a donation is provided for by name in the adopted Budget, the Shire CEO may make payment at the appropriate time or on application by the recipient.

Financial Donations

Financial donations within the non-specified amount in the adopted Budget may be made by the CEO where:
a) the amount does not exceed $300 ex GST in any financial year; and
b) the recipient is a community group, sporting club or non-profit organisation; or
c) the recipient is based locally, or the purpose has particular benefit or application to the district.

In-kind Works and Services

In-kind works or services may be approved by the CEO where:
a) the amount does not exceed $500 ex GST in any financial year;
b) the recipient is a community group, sporting club or non-profit organisation;
c) the recipient is based locally, or the purpose has particular benefit or application to the district.

Note: Financial and works/service in-kind donations will not be considered for: 
a) businesses;
b) individuals;
c) recipients of funding from the “Community Chest” annual Budget allocation.

Donations for specific appeals such as a crisis appeal, will be considered individually by Council.