Councillor Discretionary Funding
  • Last updated:
  • 18 Sep 2020

This program allows funds to be allocated at the councillor's discretion to not-for-profit organisations for community purposes. The total amount prescribed as Councillor Discretionary Funds for the 2020/21 financial year is $244,871, which equates to $22,261 for each Councillor. This amount has been budgeted for Councillors to allocate for community purposes through the Councillor Discretionary Funding Program.

Applications to the 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, 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 for the 2020/21 financial year close at midnight on 23 June 2021

What funding is available

How to apply

What else should I consider when applying for funding?

Contacts

For any queries please contact the Community Connections and Partnerships Team on (07) 5420 8616 or grants@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

Allocation Notices

Below are the Notices of Allocation for 2020/21