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 2020-21​​​ before applying. 

To apply

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

Round 1Round​ 2​
​Applications open01​ September 202001 March 2020
​Applications close30 September 202031 March 2020
​Assessment of applicationsOctober 2020April 2020
​Recommendations to CouncilOctober 2020April 2020​
​Funds grantedNovember 2020May 2020​
​Grant acquittal ​Two months after project completion ​

Latest recipients 

To support our local groups and help build a stronger community, a total of 30 not-for-profit community organisations have been awarded grants for a variety of different projects that benefit the Lockyer Valley through the 2019-2020 financial year. Projects have ranged from installing new LED lights to help with energy costs and water tanks to help with water conservation through to event equipment to help groups during markets, festivals and other events. 

Council's Community Grants Program awards successful applicants with Non-recurrent grants of between $500 and $4,000 will be made available to not-for-profit community organisations to undertake projects, activities or events which benefit the wider community, depending upon availability of funds and the merit of projects, activities or events. 

Recipients of the last round of this program were:
  • Gatton Swimming Club
  • Mulgowie Public Hall Association
  • Gatton & District Historical Society
  • Weight Support Group Laidley
  • Hatton Vale Community Uniting Church
  • Gatton Lapidary Club
  • Lockyer Equestrian Group
  • Lockyer Valley Community Activities Shed
  • Lake Clarendon State School Parents & Citizens Association
  • Withcott​​ Football Club​

Grant Writing Workshops

Upcoming workshops will be posted here. 

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