Community Assistance Grants
Community Assistance Grants are currently offered in the following funding categories.
|Community Capacity Building||To support community-led projects which increase the social wellbeing of residents; |
To increase the capacity of community organisations and clubs to deliver services to their members and the broader community.
|Community Facilities Development||To support community organisations to plan, develop and improve community facilities to enable increased community participation, healthy and active lifestyles and social wellbeing.|
|New and Emerging Events||To support community organisations to develop and deliver new or emerging events which generate social and/or economic benefits.|
|Community Equipment||To assist community organisations to purchase equipment so they can better serve their members and the broader community.|
Who can apply for a Community Assistance Grant?
Not-for-profit community organisations that:
- are incorporated, or auspiced by an incorporated organisation;
- hold public liability insurance;
- hold an Australian Business Number (ABN);
- have no outstanding debt with Council;
- have satisfied requirements of previous Council grant funding (where applicable); and
- are based in or provide direct benefits to the Gympie region.
When to apply
The Community Assistance Grants program has two rounds of funding each financial year, and an ongoing quick response application process.
|Funding round||Applications open||Applications close||Outcome advised||For projects delivered after|
|Round 1 ||1 August 2017||31 August 2017|| |
2 months after closing date
|1 November 2017|
|Round 2||1 March 2018||31 March 2018||1 June 2018|
|Quick Response||Anytime||...within 10 working dates of receipt of application||...outcome has been advised|
How to apply
Click here to make an application for Round 2 now.
Applications will be assessed against the specific eligibility and assessment criteria outlined in the guidelines below.
Quick Response applications
Applications for Community Assistance Grants can be submitted at any time while grant funds remain.
Quick Response applicants must demonstrate a genuine reason for applying outside of the normal funding rounds.
Contact Council's Grant Officer on 1300 307 800 before beginning a Quick Response application.
Recipients of Community Assistance Grants are required to submit an outcome report no more than eight (8) weeks after the completion date of the funded project. Community Assistance Grants Outcome Reports must be submitted online.
Please select the link which corresponds to the financial year in which the project was funded.
- Community Assistance Grants Outcome Report 2017/18
- Community Assistance Grants Outcome Report 2016/17
Further information and support
For further information and assistance, phone Council's Community Development Team on 1300 307 800 or email email@example.com.