Grant programs & sponsorship

We offer several grant programs to help non-profit community groups in our region deliver programs and projects and/or develop and improve facilities and services. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for events, projects, services and other activities which contribute to the liveability of the region.

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Sponsorship is a great way for you and your organisation to work with us in a mutually beneficial way. Through our sponsorship program we provide funds or in-kind support for events, projects, services and other activities which contribute to the liveability of the region. In return for sponsorship, there must be an identified commercial benefit for us and the community. Benefits offered to the sponsored business or individual may include: financial support in-kind support hospitality me ...
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Community support grants of up to $2,500 are available with grant rounds available twice annually: Opening date Closing date 1 February 1 March 1 July 1 August + - Who can and can't apply Click to collapse Organisations can apply for a community support grant if they: are an eligible community organisation or are under the auspices of an eligible community organisation as defined in the Community Grants Policy. operat ...
We love to support local not for profit organisations that make our region shine through the range of imaginative events they organise and bring to our community. Groups from outside the region may be eligible for assistance, provided that it can be demonstrated that there will be a direct benefit to Toowoomba Region. The opportunity to apply for a grant is available twice annually: Opening date Closing date 1 February 1 March 1 July 1 August Where ...
The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions. RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities, across Queensland. RADF objectives are to support arts and cultural activities that: provide public value for Queensland communities build local cultural capacity, cultural innovation and community pride delive ...
We have grants of up to $5,000 available to local community organisations who deliver programs and projects that benefit local businesses and the broader community. The program has been developed to help achieve the community’s vision for a 'dynamic and diverse economy creating industry development and employment opportunities'. The opportunity to apply for grants will be available twice annually: Opening date Closing date Notification to applicants 1 February 1 March April ...
We provide funding and/or in-kind assistance to help not-for-profit and incorporated organisations to support new facilities and upgrades of facilities to benefit the community. Organisations may apply for a grant of up to 50% of the funding gap (total project cost less other grant sources), up to a maximum of $150,000. The opportunity to apply for a grant is available twice annually: Opening date Closing date 1 February 1 March 1 July 1 August ...
Grants of up to $5,000 are available through the environment grants program. Funding is for programs and projects including ‘seed funding’ to cover the costs of initial planning for larger projects. Grant funds are limited in individual amounts and total funds available.  Grant rounds are available twice annually: Opening date Closing date 1 February 1 March 1 July 1 August + - Who can and can't apply Click to collapse Organis ...
The cultural & arts support grant program is an initiative aimed at nurturing fledgling artists, supporting grassroots community arts and cultural activity and underpinning higher level arts and cultural development. There are two rounds of funding per year. Grant rounds are available twice annually: Opening date Closing date 1 February 1 March 1 July 1 August + - Who can and can't apply Click to collapse Organisations can ...
The sports tourism event grant program provides funding and/or in-kind assistance to support eligible organisations to develop and deliver successful sports tourism events that make a positive and ongoing contribution to the region’s economic prosperity, community wellbeing and diverse lifestyle. A 'sports tourism event' is a sporting event of regional significance that provides economic, social and promotional opportunities for the region. They will be of high profile and/or attract ...
The shade trees and shrubs in-kind grant provides up to $220 worth of plants to eligible community organisations each year. Plants are distributed in early autumn and spring on a 'first-come, first-served' basis. All plants are grown at the Toowoomba nursery so this program is limited by stock availability. If stock runs out, grant applications will be wait-listed. How to apply To apply, please fill either the: Shade trees and shrubs in-kind application form ...
The 2.10 Property Tenure Policy seeks to achieve Council's objective of maximising the use of Council-owned or controlled property while maximising the benefit of these assets to the wider community. A waiting list of organisations that are not-for-profit incorporated bodies searching for tenure is maintained by the Property Management Branch. The waiting list is used to record property enquiries that are assessed against property as it becomes available for tenure. The waiting list ...
Financial support is available for Australian based not-for-profits and community groups. Typically, if any group were to apply for this type of support, they would be applying for a grant. Receiving grant funding is a legitimate source of income which can help eligible groups to continue to give back to their community. Understanding the details needed and preparing any grant application does take time. The necessary information required can vary depending on ...
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