COVID-19 - Community response and recovery program

In response to the global pandemic declared by the World Health Organisation and the Public Health Emergency declared by the Queensland Government, Council will provide grants to support community organisations in their endeavours to respond and recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

In addition to the community benefits envisaged, these grants will also aim to provide stimulus to the Moreton Bay Region economy through the engagement of local suppliers and contractors, where appropriate.

Grants to be provided under the COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Program.

Grant type Description Maximum funding When to apply
COVID-19 Community Infrastructure Revitalisation Grant

Funding for community organisations to undertake facility maintenance and renewal projects.

Guidelines(PDF, 100KB)

$50,000

Applications closed

COVID-19 Community Organisation Hardship and Assistance Grant

(Quick response)

Financial assistance for community organisations experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19.

To make an application, contact Council's Grants Team on (07) 3205 0555 or email grants@moretonbay.qld.gov.au.

Guidelines(PDF, 84KB)

$10,000 Applications closed

When can funds be received

Notification

Community Infrastructure Revitalisation Grant

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application 10 business days after the closing date.

Community Organisation Hardship and Assistance Grant

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application within 10 business days from the date of Council receiving a completed application.

Payment

All grant funds will be processed within seven business days of the notification date.

Who can apply

Not for profit community organisations that:

  • are based on the Moreton Bay Region and/or can demonstrate that the proposed project will substantially benefit residents of the Moreton Bay Region
  • have $20 million public liability insurance if required by Council.

The following are ineligible organisation types:

  • For-profit organisations
  • Government departments and agencies
  • Political groups and
  • Unincorporated community groups.

Refer to the relevant guidelines for applicant eligibility requirements.

How to apply

Refer to the information displayed in the table.

Supporting documentation

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

  • current Public Liability Certificate
  • financial documents
  • quotes
  • site plans.

Check the relevant guidelines for further information.

Contact Council

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