Council Community Grant Information

The District Council of Cleve strongly supports and encourages not-for-profit community groups in achieving their goals, developing infrastructure and investing in the district.

Council receives many requests for financial assistance from community groups and organisations. The Community Grants Program’s purpose is to provide funding in an effective and equitable manner. This is based on the individual merits of each request to address priority community needs.

The aim of these grants is to encourage, develop and support local projects of a community, cultural, environmental, recreational or sporting nature which demonstrate broad-based benefit to all residents of the district.

Since 2008, $232,506 has been awarded to community groups through the Community Grants Program. These grants are available on an annual basis and offer funding of up to $4,000.

Who is eligible?

  • Not-for-profit and non-government entities
  • Incorporated groups
  • Clubs or groups that operate / conduct business in the District Council of Cleve
  • One application per group

Opening period

The Council Community Grant Program was suspended for the 2020-21 financial year to provide a COVID-19 assistance program to the following local clubs:

  • Arno Bay Yacht Club Inc
  • Arno Bay District Bowling Club Inc
  • Arno Bay Community Sports Club Inc
  • Arno Bay Dirt Circuit Club Inc
  • Cleve Sporting Bodies Club Inc
  • Cleve Golf Club Inc
  • Cleve District Bowling Club Inc
  • Darke Peak Golf Club Inc
  • Darke Peak Sporting Complex Inc
  • Rudall Community Sports Club Inc

Community Grant Recipients 2019

ApplicantProject DetailsAmount Received
Arno Bay Community Sporting Association Inc.RC Air-conditioning$4,000
Arno Bay District Bowling Club Inc.Clubroom Roofing$4,000
Arno Bay War Memorial Hall Inc.Memorabilia Placement/Protection$3,000
Arno Bay Yacht Club Inc.Rainwater Tank$1,500
Cleve & Districts Men’s Shed Inc.Metal Lathe$3,600
Darke Peak Golf Club Inc.Replace Clubroom Entrance$2,050
Darke Peak Sporting Complex Inc.Kitchen Servery Replacement$4,000
Cleve Gym WorksSound System & Gym Equipment$4,000
Mangalo War Memorial Community Centre Inc.Mangalo Hall Plumbing Upgrade$3,850

Community Grant Recipients 2019