Community Grants Program

Council’s Community Grants Program is for non-recurrent grants between $500 and $4,000 and are available for not-for-profit community organisations to undertake projects, activities or events which benefit the wider community.

Applications are assessed on merit and the availability of funds. ​

Please review the updated Community Grants Program Guidelines 2019-20​​ before applying. 

To apply

To apply for the Community Grants Program, please use the:

​Round 3
​Applications open01​ September 201901 December 201901 March 2020
​Applications close30 September 201931 January 2020​31 March 2020
​Assessment of applicationsOctober 2019February 2020​​April 2020
​Recommendations to CouncilOctober 2019February 2020​​April 2020
​Funds grantedNovember 2019March 2020​​May 2020
​Grant acquittal ​Two months after project completion ​

Latest recipients 

To support our local groups and help build a stronger community, a total of 15 not-for-profit community organisations have been awarded grants for a variety of different projects that benefit the Lockyer Valley. 

With projects ranging from a toilet block makeover to new entertainment equipment, Council’s Community Grants Program awards successful applicants with non-recurrent grants between $500 and $4,000 to enable them to meet their goals.​

Recipients of the last round of this program were:
  • Gatton District Historical Society
  • Gatton Fordsdale Cricket Club
  • Gatton Rugby League Club
  • Gatton Scout Group
  • Laidley Agricultural and Industrial Society
  • Laidley District Cricket Club
  • Lockyer Riding for the Disabled
  • Southern Lockyer Cricket Club
  • Withcott Pony Club

Grant Writing Workshops

Upcoming workshops will be posted here. 

Page reviewed: 17 Feb 2020 4:30pm