Council Grants Program Council Grants Program

2016/2017 GRANTS PROGRAM

Council invites community organisations to submit applications for funding of community based projects under its grants program.

Funding under the 2016/2017 financial year:

Grant Types Round Opens Round Closes Notification to Applicants

Major Grant
($15,001.00 - $50,000.00)

Community Grant
($101.00 - $15,000.00)

1 August 2016 (Please note this date is subject to final confirmation and may change)

30 September 2016 (Please note this date is subject to final confirmation and may change)

To be confirmed
Quick Grant
(up to $100.00)
Ongoing Up to 20 working days
after lodgement

 

HOW TO APPLY

Kathy Ellem setting up a jewellery display in the Surat on Balonne Gallery with cabinets purchased with the assistance of Council's Community Grants program

Applications must be submitted on the approved application form relevant to the funding type.

Application Forms

Download the 2015/2016 Grants Program Guide.

Applicants should contact their Local Development Officer on 1300 007 662 to discuss their project prior to submitting their application.

GRANTS PROGRAM ACQUITTAL

Grant recipients are required to complete the relevant Acquittal Report within two (2) months of the completion of the project, or by the due date specified in the Grant Acceptance Agreement (whichever is earlier).

Acquittal Forms

COMMUNITY GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE RECOGNITION

It is a requirement that successful applicants recognise Maranoa Regional Council, where appropriate, in media and advertising opportunities.

Please download the Maranoa Regional Council logo.

Tips for Success

  • Discuss your project and application with your Local Development Officer
  • Make sure your project is in line with Council's Community Plan – include a reference!
  • Start gathering support documentation early i.e. financial statements, letters of support
  • Submit your application early and ask for feedback
  • Answer all questions and sign where required

2015/2016 GRANTS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS

ROUND 2

Applicant

Project

Amount

ICPA St George Branch

Training at Breaker Camp for isolated children in water safety skills around all types of water situations i.e. dams, troughs, creeks, rivers

$1,440

Amby Progress Association

Community History Shelter - Amby Park

$11,241

Tooloombilla Rodeo & Campdraft Association

PA Sound System

$500

Maranoa Wildlife Caring & Education Centre

To provide accredited wildlife caring training to volunteers of the group

$4,250

Roma Contract Bridge Club

To engage tutor for 3 day Bridge Tutorial

$1,735

Surat Hospital Auxiliary

Independence in Reading through the purchase of a Clearview C Speech magnifier

$3,983

Surat & District Development Association Inc.

A Throne for the Hub

$4,918

Teelba Gun Club

Portable Coldroom

$6,998

Mungallala Rural Fire Brigade

Construct a new fire shed at Mungallala

$18,482

 

TOTAL

$53,547