Community Events Fund

The Community Events Fund supports the development of new, innovative and sustainable community based events that strengthen communities and celebrate the region’s vibrant lifestyle.

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Community events funding rounds

Application rounds
Round Opening date Closing date
Round 1 1 July 31 August
Round 2 1 February 31 March


Organisations applying for funding under the Community Events Fund must:

  • Be staged in the Moreton Bay region

For further information on eligibility criteria please view the Community Events Funding Guidelines.

Funding categories

Local events

This category supports the new and developing local events that celebrate the vibrant lifestyle of the Moreton Bay region and provide opportunities for community connection and participation.

Community grant workshop sessions

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.

Find out more about Community Events funding and speak with Council's grant team about your application at an up-coming Community Grant Workshop.

Community grants workshop E-Grants Kit

The E-Grants Kit is a suite of supporting materials for people attending Community Grant Workshops, or for people submitting an application via the Community Grants Program.

Frequently asked questions

View frequently asked questions about Community Events.

Contact the Grants Team

For more information, and before you commence your application, please contact the Community Grants Team on (07) 3205 0555 or email

Previous funding outcomes

Steam train

Recipient: Queensland Vintage Steam & Vintage Machinery Society
Project: Old Petrie Town Steam Fair
Grant funding: $4,255.00

The Queensland Vintage Steam & Vintage Machinery Society received $4,255.00 in 16/17 Round 1 to assist with transporting exhibition pieces and the purchase of event signage. The weekend-long Fair is Queensland's Premier Heritage Steam and Vintage Machinery event, and attracts visitors from all over the state.

Key Information

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