Last Updated: Friday, 26 June 2020 11:48

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 January 2020 3 February 2020
1 July 2020 1 August 2020

Who can and can't apply

Organisations can apply for a cultural and arts support grant if they:

Who can't apply:

Eligible and ineligible projects

Eligible projects

Any project, event or activity which has an art or cultural theme or outcome that:

Examples of costs that may be eligible for funding include:

Ineligible projects

The following are not eligible for funding.


How to apply

  1. Read the 2.15 Cultural & Arts Support Grant Program Guidelines.
  2. If eligible, complete the PDF form.

PDF form process

  1. Complete and submit a Community grants application form (PDF for print) and a Cultural & arts support - supplementary information form. Applications can be lodged by the following methods:
    • Email: Applications must be emailed no later than 5pm on the closing date.
    • Mail: Toowoomba Regional Council, Community Grants Scheme, PO Box 3021, Toowoomba Qld 4350. Applications must be stamped (post marked) by Australia Post no later than the day of the closing date.
    • In person: Toowoomba Customer Service Centre, 4 Little Street, Toowoomba. Applications must be hand delivered no later than 5pm on the closing date.


Application help

Applicants are strongly encouraged to get a Community Development Officer, or specialist officer, to view and sign the application prior to lodging to ensure that all documentation is in place to meet the requirements, and ensure the best opportunity to be considered for support.

Applicants can attend a community grant workshop or make appointments to see appropriate staff for advice. Contact us to make appointments.

Our online statistical tool, which provides information on our region’s demographic and economic breakdown, may provide further information for the development of grant applications.