Grants and funding

Council is committed to partnering with the community to support initiatives that help make our region the natural choice to live, work and play.   

Through the Community Assistance Grants (CAG) program, and the Regional Development Arts Fund (RADF) program, Council provides financial assistance to eligible community organisations and individuals to deliver projects which respond to identified priorities, community needs and opportunities.

Community Assistance Grants (CAG) Program

The Community Assistance Grants program has two rounds of funding each financial year, with emergency grants available throughout the year while grant funds remain.

Funding round Applications open  Applications close Outcome advised  Project delivery timeframe (one year)
Round 1 Closed     1 December 2018 to 1 December 2019
Round 2 Closed   By 31 May 2019 1 July 2019 to 1 July 2020
Emergency Grant Closed for this financial year    

Click here to find out more or apply for a Community Assistance Grant


Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Program

When to apply

Funding round

Applications open

Applications close

Outcome advised 

Project delivery timeframe

Round 1

2 September 2019

30 September 2019

29 November 2019

Projects must be completed by 1 September 2020

Round 2

2 March 2020

20 March 2020

29 May 2020

Projects must be completed by 1 March 2021

Quick Response Grants

Quick response grants are currently unavailable


Projects must start immediately

Click here to find out more or apply for a Regional Arts Development Fund Grant


Other funding opportunities

Farm Management Grants Queensland 

Farm Management Grants are available for Queensland primary producers or their relatives to offset the cost of getting professional advice for success planning.

Up to $2,500 is available for each financial year of the scheme. The grant can rebate up to 50% of the amount paid for professional advice.

Click here for more information, or to apply.

Other grant programs and funding opportunities are regularly listed in our Community Info Share Newsletter.