Funding and Grants
This section provides information about funding available to community groups through Queensland State Government Departments and agencies, as well as funding opportunities through other government and non-government sources.
The information included below is not an exhaustive list of funding and grants available. Click here to undertake a search of all Queensland Government grants.
Gambling Community Benefit Fund
Provides one-off grants up to $35,000 inclusive of GST to community groups in Queensland to develop, strengthen and enhance non-government organisations to provide services and activities that benefit the community. Grants are provided on a quarterly basis.
Sport & Recreation Queensland funding
Sport and Recreation Queensland funds programs to encourage people to participate in sport and active recreation. Funding is available for minor and major equipment purchases and grants are available to organisations to undertake education and training initiatives, including the Young Athlete Assistance Program which aims to assist young athletes within Queensland who have competed at a State sporting championship or State school championship. Financial assistance of $200 is available to assist with the cost of travel and accommodation for the eligible event.
Arts Queensland Sector Project Grants
The Sector Project Grants focus on three key themes: promoting a diverse, dynamic, creative culture; strengthening partnerships and collaboration; capitalising on Queensland’s unique strengths and characteristics. Applications are very competitive so make sure you read all of the information available.
In addition to targeted and core funding, Education Queensland provides grants covering a range of initiatives including helping P&C Associations to provide enhancements to school grounds and facilities, providing assistance to parents with a textbook and resource allowance.
Community Kindergarten Assistance (DECKAS) Capital Grants
Education Queensland provides recurrent and capital assistance to community kindergartens and preschools affiliated with or approved by the Creche and Kindergarten Association of Queensland (C&K) to supply recognised early education programs for children between the ages of 3-5 years.
Celebrating Multicultural Queensland Grants Program
The Celebrating Multicultural Queensland grants program funds initiatives that celebrate and promote Queensland’s multicultural identity, increase community awareness of benefits of multiculturalism, foster community cohesion, and support equal access to opportunities by people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
FNQ Community Grant Information
More information on various grants available to groups in Far North Queensland is available via the FNQ Community Grant Information facebook page.