Mayoral and Councillor Discretionary Funding
  • Last updated:
  • 14 Nov 2019

This program allows funds to be allocated at the councillor's discretion to not-for-profit organisations for community purposes. Individual councillors may choose to allocate all or part of their Minor Operational Works Budget to this funding program each year.

 Applications to the Mayoral and Councillor Discretionary Funding Program are:

  • subject to available funding

  • submitted to the councillor/s for the area where the project will have the most benefit
  • submitted to the Mayor if the project has broader benefits across the Sunshine Coast.

 Information on eligibility, category priorities and assessment criteria

When is funding available?

  • Applications can be submitted all year round, but will be closed for two weeks in June/July to allow for end of year financial processing and preparation for the new financial year.
  • Applications close at midnight on 24 June and reopen at 9am on 8 July 2019.

What funding is available?

How do I apply?

What else should I consider when applying for funding?


For any queries please contact the Community Connections Team on (07) 5420 8616 or