Moreton Bay Recovery Fund - Feb 2022 weather and flood event grants

In response to the February 2022 weather and flood event Council will provide grants to:

  • support the recovery of community organisations impacted by the February 2022 weather and flood event
  • assist community organisations with the development and implementation of initiatives that support the recovery of Moreton Bay communities more broadly, from the February 2022 weather and flood event.

The Moreton Bay Recovery Fund (MBRF) Grants will be delivered in three rounds:

Round Description Maximum funding When to apply Closing date Estimated notification
Round 1 Relief from the costs associated with equipment and consumables replacement, clean-up of facilities, insurance excesses and caring for wildlife.
Guidelines(PDF, 101KB)
$5,000

Closed

27 March 2022 14 business days after closing date

Round 2

Restoration of community infrastructure and contributions towards insurance excesses.
Guidelines(PDF, 101KB)
$20,000 Closed 10 April 2022 16 business days after closing date
Round 3 Recovery programs for the community and social support programs TBC TBC TBC TBC

Who can apply

A community organisation that applies for funding under this grant must meet the following criteria:

  • be based in 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
  • schools
  • political groups.

With the exception of Round 2 - 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 under this grant.

How to apply

Applications must be made online through SmartyGrants while the grant round is open. Use the "Apply now" button in the table to commence an application.

Supporting documentation

Depending on the grant round for which you are applying, the below documentation may be needed:

  • current Public Liability Certificate of insurance
  • quotes for individual expenditure items greater than $500
  • letters of support (auspiced applications only)
  • Improvement works application
  • land owner consent
  • bank statement header

Specific details can be found in the guidelines for the relevant grant round.

Assessment and notification

Applications will be progressed through the following stages:

  1. Eligibility check
  2. Assessment
  3. Council endorsement
  4. Applicant notification

Notification periods are approximate and vary for each grant round:

  • Round 1 - approximately 14 business days after closing date
  • Round 2 - approximately 16 business days after closing date
  • Round 3 - TBA

Contact Council

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