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Former Community Grant recipient Hilton Harvest Community Garden.


The City of Fremantle Community Grants support programs and activities that address a specific need or provide a benefit to the Fremantle community. 

Applications for community focused projects and initiatives that meet the following objectives will be considered for funding: 

  1. Deliver inclusive responses to meet the needs of people at risk of experiencing social isolation in the community. 
  2. Enable and encourage active participation in the community. 
  3. Seek to align with key strategic priority areas as outlined in the City's focused Actions Plans, such as the:  
    • Access and Inclusion Plan
    • Walyalup Reconciliation Action Plan
    • Age Friendly Pan

Key dates


Opening Date

Closing Date

Grant Amount

Assessment Timeline

Funding Agreement


Community grant round 1


1 September 

30 September 

Up to $5,000

Up to six weeks

One year


Community grant round 2


1 March 

31 March 

Up to $5,000

Grant information 

Please see below video which provides relevant information on the March 2023 grant round. 

If you are deaf, hard of hearing or have difficulty with speech:

Contact us through the Accesshub. Give them the City of Fremantle number you want to call.

TTY users can also contact us on our direct TTY line 08 9432 9777.

Alternatively, you can attend a drop-in session at the library.

Quokka Room, Fremantle Library

  • Wednesday 1st Mar 2023

4:30 pm — 6:00 pm

  • Thursday 9th Mar 2023

10:00 am — 11:30 am

How to apply

When the grant round opens (1 September or 1 March), the round will appear on the City's Smarty Grants portal where applications can be submitted. 

Interested applicants should refer to the Community Grant guidelines to determine their eligibility, assessment criteria and information on how to apply.

It is essential that you contact the Grants Officer at or 9432 9999 prior to submitting a grant application

Previous recipients

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