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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? A Community Activity Grant provides funding to not-for-profit organisations that are supporting self-sustainable activities, events and individual national sporting achievements.
The Hinchinbrook Shire Council recognises the value in providing support to such community activities and 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 in the following categories:
For financial assistance within the 2018 / 2019 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 2018 - 30 September 2018||27 April 2018||Closed|
|1 October 2018 - 31 December 2018||17 August 2018||Closed|
|1 January 2019 - 31 March 2019||16 November 2018||Closed|
|1 April 2019 - 30 June 2019||21 January 2019||Open|
*Community organisations seeking funding for general financial assistance, can place their application in any of the stated periods.
To be considered eligible for a Community Activity Grant an organisation or individual must:
The level of assistance available through the program is limited by the Council’s budget decisions and its priorities. Applications for funding are not guaranteed nor is it guaranteed the applicant will be awarded the full amount requested. It is important that each applicant consider these limitations when preparing the request for assistance.
In order to apply for a Community Activity Grant, please download the Community Activity Grant Application:
For more details on eligibility requirements please refer to the Community Activity Grants Application Form or Contact us.