Department of Finance

Resources for Service Providers

This page provides information and tools for Community Services Providers. If more information or assistance is required, email the Funding and Contracting unit.

Guide to Community Services Tendering for Service Providers

Funding and Contracting Services (FaCS) has developed a Guide to Tendering specifically for providers of community services. This guide contains information about the Western Australian Government’s community services tendering processes and can assist service providers with preparing an Offer.

A icon - acrobat_icon  Guide to Tendering for Service Providers

A Quick Guide to Collaborative Tendering

FaCS has developed A Quick Guide to Collaborative Tendering to assist community service organisations by providing some background information on collaborative tendering and service delivery arrangements (often referred to as consortium arrangements).

A icon - acrobat_icon  A Quick Guide to Collaborative Tendering


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Tendering Opportunities

Tenders WA is the central portal for information regarding Western Australian Government tenders and awarded contracts.

Tenders WA features key information for suppliers on:

A icon - external website Currently advertised tenders

A icon - external website Recently awarded tenders

A icon - external website Early tender advice

Interested providers are advised to register their details and regularly visit the Tenders WA website. All government tender requests are advertised here.

Training for Service Providers 

Finance proves regular training for Community Services Providers. Go to the Procurement capability and training, Community Services sector - Training programs page for details of sessions currently available. 

For more information contact the Procurement Capability and Development team.

Publications available


The Funding and Contracting Bulletin is a regular publication intended for Community Services Providers offering the latest information about grants, training and all things relevant to Community Services Providers. 

For links to all these bulletins, go to the Not-for-Profit Publications web page. To subscribe to this bulletin email the FaCS unit.

Three Month Notice Period

The three month notice period has been introduced to provide a reasonable time frame for NFP service providers to make and implement business decisions, such as providing sufficient time to wind up operations and manage staffing based on the future of their service agreements. 

For more information go to the Agency reviews of Community Services and Three Month Notice Period FAQ sheet.

Definitions and frequently used terms

A icon - Finance website Funding and contracting definitions  

A icon - acrobat_icon Community Services frequently used terms

Community Services Procurement Review Committee

The Community Services Procurement Review Committee (CSPRC) is in place to review community services procurement by government agencies and is undertaken in an open and transparent manner.

More information is available on the CSPRC web page.



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