The City of Kalamunda has established a $1 million COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund to support households,
community groups and small businesses that employ staff and have been subject to closure or highly
impacted by the shutdown restrictions announced by the Government as a result of the corona virus
Eligible small businesses will be provided with a one-off grant of up to $1000 which can be used to pay local
government rates, fees or charges.
Opening Date: Applications open 1 July 2020.
Closing Date: Applications close 31 August 2020.
Businesses are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 Small Business Rates Relief Grant provided they meet thefollowing criteria:
^ Businesses eligible for the Commonwealth JobKeeper payment will be deemed to be highly adversely impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.
Applicants must certify that they meet the eligibility criteria when submitting an online application.
If any information provided is found to be false or misleading, the grant will be repayable on demand.
If you require further information to participate in the program please refer to FAQs or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Kalamunda reserves the right to amend these guidelines and application terms as required.
should be aware that the City of Kalamunda is subject to certain legislative and administrative accountability and transparency requirements of the Local Government Act and Freedom of Information Act, including public disclosure in accordance
with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003.
The City of Kalamunda will treat all information provided by applicants sensitively. Any information contained in, or relating to, an application, including information identified by an applicant
as confidential, may be disclosed by the City of Kalamunda:
The City of Kalamunda will not contact you via text message regarding your application. Please ignore any text messages claiming to relate to the COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund.
All questions in the application need to be completed to ensure timely assessment and grant payment.
The online application must be completed by:
Note: It is permissible for an agent such as an accountant or lawyer to submit the application on behalf of business provided they have been
instructed to do so by the above authorised people.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the grant, including that they employ staff to be eligible.
Applicants are required to provide a copy of their most recent Business Activity Statement
(BAS). Other supporting materials can also be provided.
COVID-19 Relief Funds will be provided to successful applicants by the City of Kalamunda. Whether an applicant is successful or not will be determined by the City of Kalamunda in its
absolute discretion. To access grant funding, applicants will be required to agree to the Terms and Conditions at the time of applicationstipulating obligations and conditions under which assistance will be given to eligible applicants. The
City of Kalamunda will not be legally obliged to pay any grant monies to an applicant.
Potential applicants should note that information received in connection with an application may be used and communicated outside the City of Kalamunda
for due diligence purposes and may also be provided to the Western Australian Government and third parties engaged by City of Kalamunda to assist with the assessmentand processing of the applications received, together with program monitoring,
reporting and evaluation purposes.
Applications closed on 31 August 2020