Maranoa Regional Council supports not-for-profit organisations with funding for community based projects under its grants program.
ANNOUNCEMENT (4 February 2019)
Funding to community groups for important small-scale activities will double in an innovative three-year partnership between Maranoa Regional Council and Senex Energy.
The partnership has created a Small Grants category under Council’s Community Grants Program, enabling community groups to apply for grants from $500 to $3,000. These funds will be distributed from an annual pool of $30,000 provided equally by Council and Senex. Council will continue to fund the Community Grant category.
Further information about Senex activities in the Maranoa region can be found on their website www.senexenergy.com.au
Funding for the 2019/20 Financial Year
Round 2 Applications will be open on Monday, 10 February 2020 and has been extended until Thursday, 30 April 2020. Applications must be received by 5pm on the funding round closing date.
(Co-funded by Senex)
$500 - $3,000
$3,001 - $10,000
Round 2 : 10 February, 2020
Thursday, 30 April 2020
Please allow 6-8 weeks from
the closing date.
See below for a list of successful applicants for Round 1 for 2019/20.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted on the approved application form relevant to the funding type.
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).
COMMUNITY GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE RECOGNITION
It is a requirement that successful applicants recognise Maranoa Regional Council and Senex where appropriate, in media and advertising opportunities.
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
2019/2020 GRANTS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS
|Small Grants |
|Roma Rugby Union Football Club ||Gallas Fox Oval Surface Refurbishment||$3,000|
|Mitchell Rotary Club ||Upgrade of Fisherman's Rest Hut||$1,887|
|Roma Show Society||Construct 3 new, light weight display stands||$2,662|
|Community Grants |
|Easter in the Country ||Upgrade of the chutes at Bassett Park Rodeo Ground||$10,000|
|Wallumbilla Town Improvement Group ||Installation of camping ablutions block||$10,000|
|Injune Tennis Club ||Renewal of 2 tennis courts||$10,000|
|Major Grants |
|Jackson CWA ||Refurbish Jackson QCWA Hall||$14,983|
2018/2019 GRANTS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS
Congratulations to the following recipients for their successful applications in Round 2, 2018/19. Over $95,000 was provided in funding for total project costs of over $238,000.
|Booringa Action Group||Workshops at Fire & Water Festival||$3,000||$11,150|
|Bendemere Pony Club||Secure boundary fencing at Yuleba Recreation Grounds||$3,000||$9,878|
|Injune Arts||Creative Odyssey||$2,463||$20,250|
|Surat Bowling Club||Air-conditioning bar area||$2,302||$5,302|
|Surat RSL||Enhancing Freedom Tree in Surat||$2,745||$5,491|
|Zonta Club of Roma||'Edge of the Outback' event @ The Barn||$2,990||$7,776|
| || ||$16,500||$59,847|
|Roma Bridge Club||Bridge tutorial and equipment purchase||$3,705||$7,411|
|Surat & District Development Association||Produce book – Surat, Our People, Our Stories||$6,274||$12,549|
|Surat Clay Target Club||Install storage shed and demountable building||$10,000||$20,000|
|Surat Campdraft Association||Campdraft shade area and dust prevention||$6,955||$13,955|
|Eumamurrin Rec Association||New announcer's box and completion of secretary's box||$10,000||$24,700|
|Roma Pony Club||Installation of shade over stables||$7,461||$14,922|
|Roma & District Cricket Assc||Upgrade lighting at Gallas Fox Oval, new field and clubhouse improvements||$4,330||$38,980|
|Injune Men's Shed||Install and equip a new shed||$10,000||$61,122|
| || ||$58,725||$93,537|
|Mitchell Campdraft Associationiation||Installation of multi-function shed||$20,000||$84,727|
| || ||$20,000||$84,727|
| ||Overall Totals||$95,225||$238,111|ROUND 1
|Roughlie Community Centre||Fencing of Children’s Playground ||$4,295|
|Roma Aero Club||Installation of Furniture in Common Area||$3,000|
|Surat Hospital Auxiliary||Surat Hospital Community Fete|
|Surat Ladies Bowling Club||Cooling Down the Club – Installation of Air-conditioning||$2,302|
|Roma Show Showjumping Group||Purchase of Event Showjumping Equipment ||$4,190|
|Roma Polocrosse Club ||Polocrosse Grounds Water Infrastructure Upgrades ||$10,000|
2017/2018 GRANTS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS
Australian Campdraft Association
Purchase of equipment for meeting area.
Injune Professional Rodeo Association
Renewal of safety fence at Injune Rodeo Grounds.
Mitchell RSL Combined Sporting Club
Cricket pitch/wicket refurbishment.
Muckadilla TopCrop Field Day 2018.
Club Murilla Landcare Group Inc
Harrisia Cactus Control in Jackson.
Roma Rednecks Mud Racing Club
Repairs to the race track.
Roma Touch Association
Repairing playing field - purchase of turf cutting machine.
Roma Show Society
Refurbishment of Bassett Park Stables
BrigadeWallumbilla Rifle Club
Financial assistance for local projects with artistic and cultural outcomes is available through the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).
RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by our local communities. The program promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers to develop sustainable, diverse and prosperous local communities.
The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Maranoa Regional Council to support local arts and culture in the Maranoa.
2019/2020 GRANTS PROGRAM
Applications for the 2019-20 Regional Arts Development Fund opens on Monday, 2 March 2020 and has been extended until Thursday, 30 April 2020.
Information, forms and guidelines:
Hard copies of guidelines and application forms are available at Maranoa Regional Council libraries or Customer Service Centres.
Maranoa Regional Council RADF Committee
Prospective applicants may contact Maranoa Regional Council RADF Committee members for general information about the RADF program and assistance with developing their ideas into projects. All other enquiries should be directed to the RADF Liaison Officer.
At its meeting on 10 April 2019, Council welcomed incoming RADF committee members – Sandra Macdonald, Rosie Bryant and Chris Riddell.
Cr Puddy Chandler
Cr Wendy Newman
Cr Geoff McMullen
|Rosie Bryant||Leslie Galway|
If you wish to contact a member of the RADF Committee please advise the RADF Liaison Officer on 1300 007 662.
For further information, please contact Council on 1300 007 662.
2018/2019 GRANTS PROGRAM
Applications for the 2018-19 Regional Arts Development Fund opened on Friday, 8 February 2019 and closed Monday, 18 March 2019.
Maranoa Regional Council had an allocation of $25,000 from Arts Queensland to help fund quality art projects. The RADF budget for 2018/19 has been fully expended, and no further rounds will be available until early 2020.
2018/19 Successful Applicants
Successful funding applications to the value of $26,559 were announced at the Council meeting on 10 April 2019:
|Wallumbilla Heritage Association||Scrap Metal workshop||18-19 May ||$2,521|
|Injune Photography Group||Photography workshop||14-16 June||$3,815|
|Easter in the Country||Crack Up Sisters workshop||18-20 April||$5,630|
|Wallaroo Art Group||Soft furnishing workshop||7-8 September||$2,560|
|Creative Injune||2 x art skills workshops|
|Bymount Creative Circle||2 x mosaic workshops|
| || || ||$26,526|
Further details of the workshops or events will be on the Council Events Calendar.
In addition, Council are supporting the following initiatives during 2018/19.
|Out of Round – Workshop for Roma on Bungil Gallery||$3,090|
|'Create and Thrive' workshops in Roma and Injune (5,7 June 2019)||Up to $1,500|
|Queensland Music/Queensland Ballet June 2019||$7,500|
|Queensland Opera in the Maranoa (6 September 2019)||$5,000|
|'Arts Ablaze' conference bursaries ||Up to $1,000|
|Peter Keegan Museum at Big Rig||Remaining budget|
2017/18 Successful Applicants
Successful funding applications to the value of $25,407 were announced at the Council meeting on 11 April 2018:
|The Silversmiths Roma Group||Gem setting workshop (18-19 August)||$1,000|
|Isolated Children's Parents Association (ICPA) St George Branch||Secured a qualified art teacher for the Breakout Camp (10 - 14 December)||$1,974|
|Booringa Action Group||Employment of digital media arts workers and sound technicians at 3 day arts immersion at 22-Mile, Mitchell (5 - 8 July).||$10,961|
|Roma on Bungil Gallery||Sculpture demonstration and workshop|
|Injune Arts||Employement of tutors for Injune's Creative Odyssey (17 - 19 August)||$8,000|
|Creative Injune||Two art workshops - Colour Abstraction (21-22 April) and Pastel Portraiture (28-29 July)||$2,200|
Further details of the workshops or events will be on the Council Events Calendar.
In addition, Council have supported the following initiatives during 2017/18.
|Easter in the Country||Film workshop at the festival||$3,630|
|Visit Roma||Public art at Bassett Park||$8,000|
|Maranoa Regional Council||Small Museum Conference (26-28 October 2018)||$3,370|
Out of Round Application
|Friends of the Gallery Mitchell||Raku workshop||$2,450|