Community facilities and activities grants

Funding for community groups to deliver self-sustainable activities and events, or undertake facility planning and improvement projects, in the Moreton Bay Region.

Category Description Round When to apply Closing date Project start dates
Community activities

Activities, events and projects

Community activities grant guidelines(PDF, 197KB)

Round 1
2022/23

 Applications closed 10 August 2022 1 October 2022

Round 2 2022/23

1 February 2023 10 March 2023 1 May 2023
Community facilities

Facility planning or construction and improvement projects

Community facilities grant guidelines(PDF, 188KB)

Round 1 2022/23 Applications closed 10 August 2022 1 October 2022
Round 2 2022/23 1 February 2023 10 March 2023

1 May 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:

  • approval documents such as development approval or construction drawings
  • current public liability insurance certificate
  • audited financial statements
  • bank statement header
  • Council project approval letter
  • quotes
  • land owner consent
  • Improvement works application approval letter
  • proof of not for profit status
  • site map/plans

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 seven weeks after closing date.

Contact Council

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