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Is your local not for profit community group looking for financial assistance to aid with community activities, festivals and events or individuals with National achievement?
The Hinchinbrook Shire Council offers quarterly grants throughout the year to help support local community groups.
Council’s aim is to support a variety of not for profit organisations and activities throughout the Shire by offering financial assistance or sponsorship for a new or existing community activity or event, including community achievement activities, one-off community activities, start up organisations and signature regionally significant community activities. For more details on eligibility requirements please refer to the Community Activity Grants Acquittal Form or Contact us.
For financial assistance within the 2017 / 2018 financial year the application periods are outlined below. Closing dates will be advertised closer to the application period.
|Assistance* or Event date (between)||Application Closing Date||Status|
|1 July 2017 - 30 September||5 June 2017||Closed|
|1 October 2017 - 31 December 2017||31 August 2017||Open|
|1 January 2018 - 31 March 2018||31 October 2017||Open|
|1 April 2018 - 30 June 2018||To be confirmed||Open|
*Community organisations seeking funding for general financial assistance outside of events, can place their application in any of the stated periods.
To be considered eligible for a Council grant, an individual, group or organisation must operate within the Hinchinbrook Shire and be not for profit.
Department of State Development
For a list of available grants and tenders for the region, please click on the links provided below which will take you to the Regional Development Australia (RDA) website and links provided by the Department of State Development.
Department of Social Services
For a list of available grants, please click on the link provided below which will take you to the Community Grants Hub website.
Gambling Community Benefit Fund
The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) Community Benefit Funds Unit (CBFU) distributes revenue from gaming taxes to various not-for-profit community groups throughout Queensland and invites all eligible organisations to submit grant applications to the Gambling Community Benefit Fund during the application periods noted below.
See below links for Non-Council Grants available through other Departments/Government Organisations. Please note that application processes are available through the respective link and not through Council.