Community Funding and Grants

Collgar Wind Farm is excited to help build the capacity and long-term sustainability of the communities in which it operates. The Collgar Community Fund (CCF) provides funding to local initiatives that benefit the Shire of Merredin and surrounding areas.


Supported initiatives strengthen the local community through programs that make a positive and lasting contribution, and enhance the Merredin region and surrounding areas.

Over the lifespan of the fund, Collgar is proud that it has provided over $1 million dollars to the local community.

CCF Guidelines

Applicants must be one of the following:

  • Not-for-profit organisation;

  • Local government;

  • Educational department or group; or

  • Incorporated community-based organisation.


Initiatives are to be “project ready”, and organisers to provide “hands-on” support.

Applicants must be from Merredin or the surrounding shires and must be able to demonstrate support from the local community or locally based organisations.


You are welcome to download the CCF Guidelines which sets out all the information you need to know when applying for funding.

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CCF Priority Areas

Education & Training

e.g.Educational programs or tours, educational resources, scholarships or donations towards prizes for students.

Community Development

e.g. Initiatives that promote industry, commerce, agriculture, culture and arts, Indigenous Australian's programs or improvements to community assets and infrastructure.

Health & Wellbeing

e.g. Support for emergency services, initiatives that promote or enhance healthy living, health care, aged care, mental health, childcare or assistance to any disadvantaged groups and donations towards sports and social clubs.


e.g. Initiatives that enhance the natural environment, or prevent the degradation of the environment including conservation, protection or restoration programs.

Ready to Apply?



You are welcome to download the application form here and return it to

Or return the application via mail to  


Collgar Wind Farm

PO Box 7522

Cloisters Square PO, WA 6850

If you are successful in securing funding, you will be asked to also submit a Close Out Report after the initiative has been finalised.

You are welcome to contact Collgar with any questions you may have.

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