Community Grants

There are various grants that community based organisations and not-for-profits can apply for. Many organisations rely on these to continue their great work.  Grants are available through various levels of government and from private sources. 

Gambling Community Benefit Fund

Community organisations can apply for this grant made up of the profits made from gaming and gambling.

These grants are up to a value of $35,000 and are distributed multiple times throughout the year.

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund has announced that they will be focusing on solar applications for the next round so if you have every wanted to cut your power bill by installing solar, now is your chance!

Click here to find out how to apply.


Skilling for Queenslanders for Work

The Queensland Government has reintroduced the highly successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative, with an investment of $240 million over four years to support up to 32,000 Queenslanders into work.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work provides training to people who are under-utilised or under-employed in the labour market.

After a very successful first round in 2015 the Queensland Government has opened it up for a second round.


Funding for Sports and Recreation

Local sport and recreation clubs not only promote the benefits of physical activity and a healthy well being, they are a valuable asset to communities—to bring everyone together and create a friendly local environment.

A new program of sport and recreation funding has been announced by the Palaszczuk Government with a $10 million increase!

With the announcement of dates for the next two years, an opportunity for greater planning by clubs and local communities is now available.

We strongly urge all sport and recreation clubs in Springwood to see how this funding can work for your organisation and make a start on applications.

Funding for each program will include:

  • Get Started Vouchers—$15 million over three years for vouchers of up to $150 to assist children and young people who can least afford to join a sport or recreation club.
  • Get Going Clubs—$10.5 million over three years for funding of up to $7500 for equipment and projects that improve access to sport and recreation activities.
  • Get Playing Places and Spaces—$33 million over three years for funding of up to $100,000 for new or upgraded sport and recreation facilities.
  • Get Playing Plus—$22.635 million over two years for funding between $300,000 and $1.5 million for new or upgraded sport and recreation facilities that meet regional and community needs.

Click here for more information on all Get in the Game program dates.

**"Get Going Clubs" & "Get Playing Places and Spaces" programs now open for applications!**

Applications for a combined sports funding of $14.5 million are now available for these programs that increase participation or create new infrastructure. Recent changes to each program’s guidelines will make Round 5 funding more accessible to eligible organisations.

Get Going Clubs Fund: The changes mean funding can be sought across the three program areas – Education and training, participation and equipment.

Get Playing Places and Spaces Fund: Additional supporting infrastructure that can ensure that people can participate, have been added as eligible projects.

For more information on the opportunities available under Get in the Game click here.


Arts Grants

The Queensland Government suppprts strategies to increase engagement of students, educators and school communities in creative and innovative practice.

Find information about this great creative support here.


Queensland Week Sponsorship

Each year, right across the state, Queenslanders mark Queensland Week with an annual celebration of our people, places and achievements with a barbeque, family fun day, festival, street parade or something unique to their community.

The Queensland Week Sponsorship Program encourages everyone to celebrate in a way that reflects their culture, heritage and aspirations.

For 2016, 15 events were successful in their application.

Check back for updates about when the next round opens. 


ANZAC Centenary Grants

The Queensland Government is helping our community commemorate the ANZAC centenary by supporting RLS's and other organisations in the form of grants to host ceremonies.

If you plan on holding a memorial service and would like some government assistance you can apply for a grant here.


Logan City Council Community Services Grants Program

Logan City Council can provide assistance to community organisations who wish to provide programs to benefit the community in various ways.

There is either a $3,000 or $5,000 grant available.

Currently the appilcations for the grants are closed as round one has been completed. We will update this page when that becomes available again.

Click here for more details.


Young Athletes Travel Subsidy 

The Young Athletes Travel Subsidy (travel subsidy) aims to foster the development of young athletes and support elite athlete pathways.

The travel subsidy will be open from 1 July 2015, replacing the Young Athlete Assistance Program (YAAP). The principles of the programs are the same, but the new travel subsidy will provide additional financial assistance through three event tiers.

The program will support attendance at specific events held at a state, national and international level that support elite athlete pathways.

If you would like some more information, click here.


SUEZ Community Grants

SUEZ environment Community Grants will partner with organisations that fit with our core philosophy of supporting local participation in social and environmental projects which help create a more sustainable future. 

The current round of funding is closed but we will update this page when community organisations are available to apply again.

If you would like some extra info click on the link below.

http://suez-envcommunitygrants.com.au/


Brisbane Airport Corporation Community Giving Fund

The Brisbane Airport Community Giving Fund has been developed to provide much needed financial assistance to community organisations in the Brisbane area and is part of our ongoing commitment to supporting and engaging with the local community.

The current round of funding is closed but we will update this page when community organisations are available to apply again. 

If you would like some extra info click on the link below.

http://www.bne.com.au/corporate/about-us/community/community-giving-fund