Grant programs

We offer several grant programs including community support, environment, events, sports and recreation, cultural and arts, rates exemption, use of Council property and shade trees and shrubs in-kind support.

Grants of up to $5,000 are available through the environment grants program. Grant funds are limited in individual amounts and total funds available. Funding is for programs and projects including ‘seed funding’ to cover the costs of initial planning for larger projects. Grant rounds close on March 1 and August 1. The environment grants program provides support for projects that aim to achieve one or more of the following: Control of pests on ...
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 ...
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 close on March 1 and August 1 each year. How to apply Please read the guidelines (see 'Related information' below) before you apply.  Then, complete a community grant application form and cultural and ...
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 att ...
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. To apply, please fill in the Shade trees and shrubs in-kind application form (online) or ...
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