Community Funding Programs

Overview

The Shire of Broome Community Funding Programs aim to enable the Shire to make a proactive contribution to community and economic development.

Funds are provided to assist local community based organisations and to establish a partnership for the promotion and development of social, cultural, economic, recreational, environmental and reconciliation projects and initiatives.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Shire to discuss their project prior to submitting an application on 9191 3456.

Community Sponsorship is provided through the following streams: 

Ad Hoc Sponsorship Programs 

Grants available up to $1,000

Ad Hoc Sponsorship applications are accepted year round. Please submit your application at least 4 weeks prior to your event or commencement of you project.

Please read the Sponsorship Guidelines below before completing your application.

Ad Hoc Community Sponsorships

The Ad Hoc Community Sponsorship Program has been developed to provide funds quickly to support smaller projects and initiatives.

Funds assist community based organisations within the Shire of Broome for the development of social, cultural, economic, recreational, environmental, and reconciliation projects and initiatives that benefit the local community.

Venue Hire Sponsorship

Venue hire sponsorship is available for community groups and not-for-profit organisations seeking a fee waiver, to host an event at the following Shire of Broome facilities – Civic Centre, BRAC - complex or a sporting competition, season or game at Male Oval, Haynes Oval, Father McMahon and Joseph “Nipper” Roe fields. 

Sponsorship is available for up to $1,000 of the cost of venue hire.

To determine availability of the venue and to secure a booking, applicants are encouraged to contact the Shire of Broome Bookings Officer and Venue Supervisor or the BRAC Bookings and Administration Officer (BRAC Facilities).  A quote for the venue hire must also be obtained and submitted with your sponsorship application.

Venue hire sponsorship is subject to venue availability and relevant event permits and approvals.

How to submit applications

Complete the application form(s)  and submit it using one of the following options:

  • Email your sponsorship application to the Shire
  • Post your application to Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Broome, PO Box 44, Broome WA 6725
  • Hand deliver your application to Shire of Broome Administration Office, 27 Weld Street, Broome.

Events Development Funding Program

Events Development Funding

Nine local community organisations will receive more than $250,000 in combined funding after a Shire of Broome Council decision in April 2022.

The Events Development Funding (EDF) program has been developed by the Shire to assist local organisations to deliver events that benefit the Broome community.

As a result of the latest round of funding, organisations in Broome’s arts, sport and community sectors have been supported to deliver local events.

The total committed funding comes to $267,535 and was endorsed at the April 2022 Council Meeting.

For more information, click here.

 

Annual Community Matched Funding

The Annual Community Matched Funding Program has been developed to provide funds to assist community-based organisations within the Shire of Broome for the development of social, cultural, economic, recreational, environmental, and reconciliation projects and initiatives that benefit the local community.  

 

The latest funding window is open from February 5 to April 6, 2022, for projects occurring between June 2022 and June 2023.