Council Grants Program Council Grants Program

2015/2016 GRANTS PROGRAM

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

Funding under the 2015/2016 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 February 2016 31 March 2016 May 2016
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 1

Applicant

Project

Amount

Maranoa Basketball Association

Volunteer training and development delivered by Basketball Queensland qualified trainers

$2,000

Roma Golf Club Inc

Fairway renovation project

$15,000

Bendemere Blue Light

Build storage facility

$700

Roma Apex Club

Complete fencing of Apex Park

$4,000

Eumamurrin Recreation Association

Upgrade of Eumamurrin Community Hall Kitchen

$15,000

Wallumbilla Agricultural & Pastoral Association Inc

Build Shed for Poultry Pavilion

$10,565

Roma & District Family History Society Inc

Purchase Poster Boards for display purposes, initially for QATB Display in Walk of Art

$500

Roma Show Society

Upgrade to Poultry Shed and additional cages

$3,500

Surat Ladies Bowling Club Inc

Replace floor coverings in Kitchen and Toilets at Bowls Club

$6,913

Orange Hill Rural Fire Brigade

Construction of 3 Bay Shed to house Rural Fire Brigade Truck

$20,876

 

TOTAL

$79,054