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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 2019 / 2020 financial year the application periods are outlined below. Closing dates will be advertised closer to the application period.
|Assistance* or Event date (between)||Application Open Dates||Status|
|1 July 2019 - 30 September 2019||25 March 2019 until 8 April 2019||CLOSED|
|1 October 2019 - 31 December 2019||24 June 2019 until 8 July 2019||Open|
|1 January 2019 - 31 March 2020||30 September 2019 until 13 October 2019||Open|
|1 April 2020 - 30 June 2020||6 January 2020 until 22 January 2020||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.