Community Grants Community Grants

Is your local community group looking for small community grants to help with an event?

The Hinchinbrook Shire Council are now offering quarterly grants throughout the year to help support local community groups with their events and functions.

The first round will close on 28 February 2015 for events being held between 1 March 2015 and 31 May 2015.

To apply for grants throughout the year dates are as follows:

  • 1 September 2015 – 30 November 2015 – applications close 31 July 2015
  • 1 December 2015 – 28 February 2015 – applications close 31 October 2015

 

To be considered eligible for a grant an individual, group or organisation must operate within the Hinchinbrook Shire and be not for profit.

Click here for community grants application form.

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