All funding program guidelines should be read in conjunction with the Community Grants Policy.
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Many organisations offer grants including government departments, corporations, foundations and trusts. To access the free Sunshine Coast Funding Finder, check out our other funding opportunities page.
Project funding for not-for-profit community groups up to $30,000
Project funding for not-for-profit community groups up to $2,000
COVID-19 Community Response Grants
Targeted financial assistance to community organisations impacted by COVID-19
Funding for projects that are deemed an emergency that have arisen due to unforeseen circumstances and significantly impact the organisations ability to continue to operate. Now applies to declared disaster situations
Environment Levy Funding
Funding provided for not-for-profit community based organisations and private rural landholders under the Environment Levy
Recreation Trails Partnership Program
Funding for community organisations who contribute to the development, maintenance, and activation of publicly accessible trails and associated nature based recreation infrastructure
Regional Arts Development Fund
Find out how to apply for funding under the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)
Individual Development Grants
Funding to support residents performing, competing or presenting at national or international competitions, conferences or events
Councillor Discretionary Funding
This program allows funds to be allocated at the Councillor’s discretion to not-for-profit organisation for community purposes
Festive Funding Program
This program allows funds to be allocated for the purpose of festive lighting and decorations
Community Partnership Funding
Operational funding for incorporated not-for-profit groups that provide key facilities or services to local communities
Sports Field Maintenance Funding
Funding towards the cost of maintaining sports fields in the region