For Community Groups

Contents

​​​​​​​​​​Grants​​

Queensland Government Grants Finder – Find Queensland Government grants and assistance programs that may help your community group.

Queensland Council of Social Services - This is a regularly updated list of upcoming grants that are relevant to community and social service organisations.

Gambling Community Benefit Fund – Funding for not-for-profit community groups to help them provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

The Funding Centre by Our Community – A paid subscription service to access information on thousands of grants a year.

Community Grants Hub - Delivering simpler, consistent and streamlined Government grants to the Australian Community.

 

Financial Assistance

Electricity relief – The Australian Government is providing a $100 Million Power Bill Relief package for small and medium business enterprises, with a $500 rebate off energy bills.

 

Events ​

Queensland Health has now released a comprehensive new set of questions and answers to aid event organisers to deliver COVID Safe events. The guidance covers more than 70 topics including everything from business events, exhibitions, live music, sporting and recreation events, to how to submit plans for approval and what happens if restrictions change in the meantime.

A short summary of the planning and approval requirements can be found here.​


Updating Skills an​d Knowledge

This may be an ideal opportunity for members of your committee or group to update their skills in finding grants and preparing funding applications, writing organisational and project plans, developing marketing strategies, and gaining further governance skills so that your committee and group is well set for the future.

There are several great websites that can assist with this such as, but not limited to, OurCommunity, Skillshare and Training.com.au.


Other Information

​​Community Recovery downloadable resource - A comprehensive Queensland Government information pack.​

QTIC COVID-Safe Events Information - For information on COVID-Safe Events click here​​


How you can help

You can also show your support by buying local and supporting local small businesses. Things you can do that will make a difference include:

  • Shop local in-person and online
  • Engage with local businesses on social media
  • Shop small online
  • Buy a gift card for later
  • Buy a Lockyer Valley Gift Card
Page reviewed: 26 Aug 2020 5:55pm