Grant and Sponsorship Opportunities


Community Sponsorship is available from the Shire of Toodyay - keep an eye out for the advertisements inviting community groups to apply.


A number of government grants are available each year for local community groups and organisations. Visit the following sites to find the grant right for yours.

Social Scale-up Grant helps scale-up not-for-profit social enterprises that operate a business for the primary purpose of creating jobs and employment pathways for individuals who often face significant barriers to entering the mainstream job market or are excluded from the workforce. $300,000 over 3 years.

State Graffiti Fund. Up to $20,000 to support projects that increase the capacity of eligible organisations to reduce the level of graffiti incidents.

Community Grants Scheme. Funding is provided for small scale community projects that demonstrate waste reduction measures consistent with the Waste Strategy. Total $250,000 funding.

Festivals Australia. Regional artists, arts workers, and organisations can apply for arts and cultural projects that encourage community participation and audience engagement from people living in regional and remote communities in a festival or community celebration.

Australia-China Council grants provide funding of up to $40,000 for innovative proposals relevant to the objectives of the ACC Strategic Plan 2014-18. Priorities are Education, Economic Diplomacy, Arts & Culture and Australian Studies in China.

FRRR Small Grants. Up to $5,000 for rural NFP groups to implement projects and activities that strengthen their communities.

Grants for Women. Up to $10,000 for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that focus on addressing the unique issues faced by women. Priority areas include Women's economic independence, leadership or consultative fora outcomes.

Employment Assistance Fund. Provides workers with a disability with funding for any workplace modifications, equipment or services required for them to perform their job.  Ongoing. 

Community TAB is providing grants to regional and metropolitan sporting clubs in WA to support the WA sport and recreation industry. $2000 or $4000.