Local Grants

EDL Grants

Energy Development Limited Community Grant have been made possible through a donation received by Energy Developments Limited. EDL Grants are distributed throughout the year in a number of rounds. Opening and closing dates for each round will be locally advertised as well as listed on this webpage. The next round for EDL Grants is expected to open in December.

These grants are available to local members of the Halls Creek community who need money to assist with projects that will benefit the community and are available for up to $10,000.

Projects should provide long term benefits to the community and involve local participation (volunteers). Projects may be jointly funded (that is money may come from other organisations, grants or fundraising).

To be eligible to apply you must be able to answer yes to at least one of the following questions:

  • Will it help Aboriginal people to reach their full potential?
  • Will it help local community members gain leadership skills?
  • Will it give locals the opportunity to communicate with one another?
  • Will it use local resources?
  • Will it require the use of local volunteers?
  • Will it provide financial benefits to the local community?
  • Is it locally based in the Shire of Halls Creek or have support of a locally based business?

For more information, contact the Shire on 08 9168 6007 or email hcshire@hcshire.wa.gov.au. An application form and general guidelines can be found here.

Facility Hire Grants

Facility hire grants are available to assist with the costs associated with using Shire-owned facilities to host events with clear benefits for the community. Applications for facility hire grants will be assessed by Council at the next Ordinary Meeting of Council following receipt of the application on an individual basis.

Facility hire grants can not be used to cover costs associated with bonds.

An application for a facilty hire grant can be found here.

For information on fees and charges associated with facility hire, please click here.


In special circumstances, you may be eligible to recieve a donation from Council to assist with a community project or initiative. This may also be in the form of event sponsorship. To make an enquiry as to your eligibilty, please contact the Executive Services Manager on 08 9168 6007 or email esm@hcshire.wa.gov.au.