Community Projects Fund

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

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Community Projects funding rounds

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

Funding categories

Environmental Sustainability

This category provides funding towards project that preserve and maintain the natural environment and native species in the Moreton Bay region.

Eligibility

Organisations applying for funding under the Environmental Sustainability category must:

  • Be 'on the ground' projects on Council owned or controlled land. Projects must be approved by Council prior to application submission.
  • Other projects, including but not limited to, community education, activities and resource development.
  • Preference may be given to projects that target priority species. Please refer to the Council webpage for more information.

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

Community Initiatives

This category provides funding towards the development and implementation of programs and initiatives that build safe and inclusive communities and provide opportunities for participation in community, recreation and cultural life.

Eligibility

Organisations applying for funding under the Community Initiatives category must;

  • Be projects delivered within the Moreton Bay region and are able to demonstrate significant benefit to residents.

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 Projects

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

Environmental sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

Recipient: Ocean Crusaders Foundation Ltd
Project: Marine Debris Removal from Bribie Island
Grant funding: $5,000

Ocean Crusaders Foundation received $5,000 in the 16/17 Round 1 to assist with four clean-up days to help make the shores of Bribie Island a safer environment for beach users, marine and bird life.

Community Initiative

Recipient: The Compass Institute
Project: Seed to Feed program
Grant funding: $3,858

Community initiative

The Compass Institute received $3,858 in 2014/15 to purchase raised garden beds, gardening equipment, soil and seedlings for its Caboolture Seed to Feed program. The program helps teach young people living with disability independent living skills, and a hands-on approach to the benefits of growing and eating nutritious, healthy food.

Key information

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