Annual celebrations grant

This grant provides funding for community groups to deliver activities in the Moreton Bay Region that acknowledge or celebrate any of the following designated observances. Maximum funding of $1,000 per application. 

View the annual celebrations grant guidelines(PDF, 187KB).

Round When to apply Closing date Observance date
Disability Action Week Apply now 3 October 2022 26 November to 2 December 2022
Harmony Week 17 November 2022 17 January 2023 15 to 21 March 2023
NAIDOC Week Applications closed 23 May 2022 3 to 10 July 2022
Seniors Month Apply now 22 August 2022 1 to 31 October 2022
Youth Week 9 December 2022 3 February 2023 April 2023

For grants from organisations other than Moreton Bay Regional Council, don’t forget to check in to our Funding Finder.

Who can apply

A Community organisation that applies for funding must meet the following criteria:

  • be based on the Moreton Bay Region and/or can demonstrate that the proposed project will benefit residents of the Moreton Bay Region
  • have $20 million public liability insurance if required by Council
  • have no overdue Moreton Bay Regional Council grant acquittals.

Individuals are not eligible to apply for funding.

Unincorporated community groups may apply through an auspice which is able to accept legal and financial responsibility for the project.

Retrospective funding of projects is not available.

Refer to the relevant guidelines for applicant eligibility requirements.

How to apply

Applications must be made online through SmartyGrants, while the grant round is open.

You can apply by clicking the "Apply now" button when displayed in the grants table.

Supporting documentation

Depending on the grant category for which you are applying, you may need:

  • bank statement header
  • current public liability insurance certificate
  • quotes

Please check the relevant guidelines for further information.

Assessment and notification

Applications progress through the following stages:

  1. Eligibility review
  2. Merit assessment
  3. Council endorsement
  4. Applicants notified approximately 10 business days after closing date.

Contact Council

For more information, or before you commence your application, contact Council or email grants@moretonbay.qld.gov.au.