Grants & funding

Funding options available to organisations through your local Council as well as the state and federal governments.

Australia Day Awards Program

The Australia Day Awards recognise the diverse achievements and valuable contributions individuals make to community life and the vibrancy of the region. 

Regional Arts Development Fund

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.

Individual Achievement Fund

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

Community Grants Program

Moreton Bay Regional Council offers a variety of community grants for the region’s eligible individuals, sporting and community groups.

Don Perrin Environmental Bursary

Don Perrin is an icon of the Moreton Bay Region and instrumental in establishing the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens. This bursary has been established to honour his contribution to our community.

This bursary aims to ensure there will be people like Don around long into the future to protect, preserve and rehabilitate our Moreton Bay natural landscape and marine environment.

Voluntary Conservation Program Grants

Landholders who are members of one of Council's Voluntary Conservation Partnership programs can apply for individual grants available up to a maximum of $2,500 per property.

State & Federal government grants

You or your organisation may be eligible for a number of Queensland government grants or Commonwealth government grants available to develop and run programs, upgrade or construct new infrastructure or buy and upgrade equipment.

Find out more about grants in your area of interest by visiting the following websites:

Other funding

  • Arts Queensland
    State government agency dedicated to supporting and growing Queensland's vibrant and innovative arts. Arts Queensland offers a number of funding programs including individual professional development grants, project grants, grants for public art and more
  • Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
    Federal government department relating to the arts. Grants are available for festival initiatives and for touring of performing and visual arts
  • Australia Council 
    Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body. Grants offered through the Australia Council include community partnerships and artform specific projects
  • JB Seed grants
    Aims to help Australian artists from any background, creating art and music across any genre, to establish themselves as self-sustained, professional artists

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