Community Grants Program

Council recognises that community organisations make an important contribution to enhancing the region's vibrant lifestyle, and to creating strong and inclusive communities. Council is committed to supporting community organisations through its Community Grants Program.

Council provides grants to community organisations to support the sustainable delivery of community, cultural, sporting and environmental activities to residents in the Moreton Bay region. Council also provides grants to recognise individuals who have achieved outstanding results in their chosen field and have qualified, or been selected by a peak body, to represent Queensland or Australia.

Individuals and community organisations can also receive grants through the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). This fund provides funding for projects that promote and develop arts, culture and heritage in the Moreton Bay region. The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is delivered as a partnership between the Council and the Queensland Government though Arts Queensland.

Council's Community Grants Program consist of the following grants:

  1. Community Activities Grant
  2. Community Facilities Grant
  3. Community Organisation Development Grant
  4. Community Organisation Equipment Grant
  5. Individual Achievement Grant
  6. Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Community Grants Program Guidelines to determine their eligibility and for further information about each funding opportunity.

  • Funding rounds & information workshops

    Community Grants Workshops will be held throughout the region to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.

  • Community Activities

    The Community Activities Grant supports the development and implementation of programs and initiatives that preserve and maintain the environment and / or build a safe, inclusive and connected region.

  • Community Facilities

    The Community Facilities Grant supports the planning and development of new, or improvement to existing community facilities throughout the Moreton Bay region.

  • Community Organisation Development

    The Community Organisation Development Grant supports the development of strong and well-resourced community organisations through the provision of governance and business planning activities.

  • Community Organisation Equipment

    The Community Organisation Equipment Grant supports the day-to-day operations of community organisations.

  • Individual Achievement

    The Individual Achievement Fund celebrates the leadership and achievement of Moreton Bay residents.

  • Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

    The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Moreton Bay Regional Council and the State Government through Arts Queensland, providing support for arts, culture and heritage development.

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