Community Partnership Funding

Operational funding for incorporated not-for-profit groups that provide key facilities or services to local communities.

The Community Partnership Funding Program (CPFP) provides a contribution to the operational expenses of well-established not-for-profit organisations for up to three years. Eligible organisations provide facilities or services that support the delivery of council's corporate priorities and demonstrate broad community benefit.

Information on eligibility, category priorities and assessment criteria

Community Partnership Funding Guidelines (PDF, 1139KB)

When is funding available?

Expressions of Interest for 2023 are now closed.

What funding is available?

In line with operational costs (subject to budget allocations).

When will I know if I have been successful?

12 weeks from full application closing date.

How to apply

  • An Expression of Interest (EOI) process is used for this program. EOI's for 2023 are now closed.
  • Applications must be submitted online
  • Contact the Grants Team to discuss eligibility

What else to consider when applying for funding?


For any queries please contact the Grants Team on (07) 5420 8616 or [email protected].

Office hours are 8.30am–4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.
We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
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