Local community support grant

This grant provides funding to community organisations to support local community, cultural, sporting and environmental projects and initiatives benefiting the Moreton Bay Region. Maximum funding of $3,000 per application, up to a maximum of $5,000 per financial year.
View the local community support grant guidelines(PDF, 194KB).

Round Round closing dates Project start dates When to apply
July 31 July 2022 1 September 2022 Apply now
October 31 October 2022 1 December 2022
January 31 January 2023 1 March 2023
 April 30 April 2023 1 June 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. 

Unincorporated community groups may apply through an auspice which is able to accept legal and financial responsibility for the project. The auspice organisation must meet the above criteria. Individuals are not eligible to apply for funding.

Check 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:

  • current public liability insurance certificate
  • most recent audited or reviewed financial statements
  • bank statement header
  • quotes.


  • letters of support
  • planning documents
  • land owner consent for improvements to land and/or facilities.

Please check the guidelines for further information.

Assessment and notification

Applications progress through the following stages:

  1. Eligibility check
  2. Merit assessment
  3. Council endorsement
  4. Applicants notified approximately 20 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.