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

Community Grant
($500 - $10,000)

Major Grant
($10,001 - $20,000)

1 February 2017

31 March 2017

Notification will be provided to applicants 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

 

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 Form

Download the 2016/17 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

2016/2017 GRANTS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS 

ROUND 2

Applicant

Project

Amount

Australian Red Cross - Roma

Refurbishment to Roma Red Cross Shop $1,886
Bendemere Pony Club Refurbishment of horse bull stalls $5,504
Cultural Heritage Injune Preservation Society (CHIPS) Update display in Court House Museum, Injune $2,952
Mitchell Gold Club Raise and re-stump club house $16,627
Roma Apex Club Shelves and shade $2,336
Roma Clay Target Club Install 5th Skeet Tower $9,892
Roma & District Family History Society Purchase of scans of death records $1,200
Roma Men's Shed Men's Shed Building Project $20,000
South West Drag Racing Association Install disabled toilet and shower block $10,000
St John's School P&C Roma Portable grandstands $5,000
Surat Diggers Race Club Qld Racing audit requirements - photo finish tower and other items $4,322
Surat on Balonne Gallery Committee Cobb's Court Beautification Project $2,123
Surat & District Development Association Install antennae at the Hub to improve mobile reception $1,193
Wallumbilla SES Kitchen and communications room in new shed $5,000
Wallumbilla-Surat Red Bulls RLFC Amenities block Wallumbilla $10,000
  TOTAL  $98,035

ROUND 1

Applicant

Project

Amount

Roma & District Motor Cycle Club

Motorcycling Queensland Officials courses $1,580
Maranoa Diggers Race Club Electricity connection for Mitchell Racecours $10,000
Injune Bowls Club Furniture upgrades $2,763
Mitchell Campdraft Association Inc. Campdraft Yard Development (Stage 1) $10,000
Pinaroo Roma Inc. Fire hydrant system upgrade $9,399
PCYC Maranoa New PA system $713
Roma Tourism Association Strategic action plan and constitution review $5,000
Surat Hospital Auxiliary Community fete $2,400
  TOTAL  $41,855

 

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