- Last updated:
- 06 Dec 2018
This is a summary of council’s current funding opportunities.
Grant programs have guidelines specific to each program, and have conditions and co-funding requirements.
Please check each particular grant program for further details.
|Grants Program||Description||Funding Amount||Opening Date||Closing Date|
|One-off projects, events and activities by not-for-profit organisations that benefit the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area.||Up to $2,000||1 April 2019
||7 May 2019|
||One-off projects, events and activities by not-for-profit organisations that benefit the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area.
||Over $2,000 and up to $30,000||4 February 2019
(inc Minor Events category)
|18 March 2019
(inc Minor Events category)
||One-off projects by not-for-profit organisations which arise as a consequence of failure, damage or loss of essential equipment due to unforeseen circumstances.||Up to $2,000||Open year round|
|Individual Development Grants
||Support for residents who are performing, competing or presenting at national or international competitions, conferences and events.||
Individual - up to $500
Group/Team - up to $2,000
|Open year round|
|Environment Levy Grants|
|Environment Levy Grants
||Projects by not-for-profit organisations that make a positive and ongoing contribution to the region's biodiversity and waterways.||Up to $5,000||4 February 2019||18 March 2019|
|Environment Levy Landholder Grants
||Private rural landholders can apply for funding for projects that protect and enhance the environment.||Up to $15,000||14 January 2019||25 February 2019|
|Environment Levy Partnerships||
Multi-year funding towards operational expenses to not-for-profit community organisations whose operations or services contribute to the protection of the Sunshine Coast environment.
|Funding varies||8 April 2019||27 May 2019|
|Regional Arts Development Fund Grants
||A partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.||Funding varies depending on RADF categories||Open year round|
|Councillor Discretionary Funding|
|Mayoral and Councillor Discretionary Funding
||Funding which allows Councillors to allocate funds to community groups at their discretion.||Check available funds here||Open year round|
|Funding to assist community groups to take on the task of festive lighting and decorating businesses.||Check available funds here||Open year round|
|Community Partnership Funding Program
||Multi-year funding towards operational expenses for not-for-profit organisations that provide facilities or services which support the delivery of council's corporate priorities and demonstrate broad community benefit.||Funding varies||May 2019||June 2019|