Community Quick Grant Program

Quick Grant

The Shire of Derby West/ Kimberley is dedicated to providing support to community groups and not-for-profit organisations. Through the Community Funding Scheme, and the associated individual grants programs, the Shire seeks to provide financial and non-financial support to the community organisations to deliver their activities.

The Quick Grants program has been designed to provide responsive and easily accessible. The funding provided is seen as a contribution towards the delivery of an event or project.


Applications are open throughout the financial year.

Funding Amount

Small grants up to the value of $500 (ex GST) per financial year (subject to funding availability) can be provided to for eligible organisations. The support awarded to an organisation may consist of financial or in-kind contributions.

Application Requirements

Applications for funding under the Quick Grants program are accepted at any stage throughout the financial year, subject to funding being available, however MUST be submitted at least eight (8) weeks prior to the project occurring. Applications which are not submitted within this timeframe will not be considered.

Applications are assessed by the Shire of Derby/ West Kimberley Community Development Team then approved by council.

Funding Criteria

Applications which can demonstrate a contribution from the applicant are preferred.

Examples of funding uses may include, but are not limited to;

  • Costs incurred relating to delivering the event.
  • Equipment purchases for the delivery of event.
  • Venue hire.
  • Professional development and training
  • Accessing Council resources – including facility, personnel and equipment.

Funding cannot be used for;

  • Projects which have already commenced or have been completed (retrospective funding).
  • Cash prizes, awards or gifts.
  • Recurrent operating expenses
  • An individual’s personal living, medical, education or travel expenses
  • Activities or events that are the responsibility of a state or federal government.
  • Purchasing or provision of alcohol.
  • Political activities.
  • Religious activities that could be perceived as being decisive.   

For more information please contact:

Community Development Team

Phone: 9191 0999


Forms and Information

Quick Grants Guidelines

Quick Grants Application Form

Statement by Supplier