- Last updated:
- 04 Jul 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||24 September 2018
||5 November 2018|
||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||23 July 2018
(inc Minor Events category)
|3 September 2018
(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||23 July 2018||3 September 2018|
|Environment Levy Landholder Grants
||Private rural landholders can apply for funding for projects that protect and enhance the environment.||Up to $15,000||January 2019||TBA|
|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||16 April 2018||18 June 2018|
|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||Always open||1 June 2018|
|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 fornot-for-profit organisations that provide facilities or services which support the delivery of council's corporate priorities and demonstrate broad community benefit.||Funding varies||16 April 2018||EOI 14 May 2018
Applications 4 June 2018
|Sports Field Maintenance Funding
||Multi-year funding for not-for-profit organisations as a contribution towards the cost of the maintenance of sports fields.||Funding varies||14 May 2018||28 May 2018|