Community groups wanting to host Australia Day commemorations next year should apply for South Burnett Regional Council funding in the latest Community Grants round

February 4, 2020

The second – and final – round of the South Burnett Regional Council’s 2019-20 Community Grants Program opened this week.

The program supports not-for-profit community organisations based in the South Burnett.

The current round is open for applications until close of business on Friday, February 28, in the following categories:

  • Community Events Sponsorship
  • School Student Awards
  • Community Hall Insurance Grant
  • Regional Arts Development Fund
  • Healthy Communities Sponsorship
  • Project/Program One-off Sponsorship, and
  • Australia Day Events Sponsorship

In-Kind Sponsorship, Elite Performance Youth Grants, Councillor Discretionary Fund and Indigenous Affairs Fund applications can be submitted year-round.

Further information regarding grant funding is available through Council’s website, along with application forms.

Application forms and copies of the Community Grants Program Policy can also be obtained from Customer Service Centres.

Any organisations wishing to apply are also encouraged to contact Council’s Community Grants Officer by phoning (07) 4189-9100 or by email.

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Gympie Regional Council will soon be inviting applications for the second round of its 2019-20 Regional Arts Development Fund grants (RADF)

The RADF grants program is open to eligible community organisations, businesses and individuals to support arts and cultural projects in the Gympie region.

RADF grant applications will open on March 2 and close on March 30.

The three grant categories for the latest round are:

  • Creative/Concept Development to assist in the development of new ideas and projects
  • Creative Community Projects for arts projects that have a broader reach within the community, and
  • Individual Skills Development that helps arts practitioners to undertake professional development opportunities

A special category for Small Halls is also available in the latest round to support cultural events or performances in community halls throughout the Gympie region.

An RADF information session will be held at 6:00pm on Monday, February 24 at the Gympie Regional Gallery at 39 Nash Street, Gympie for anyone interested in applying to the program.

The session will explain grant eligibility, as well as provide tips on how to navigate the application process.

To RSVP for the session, call (07) 5481-0774 or email Gympie Council.

For those interested in applying but unable to attend the information session, a one-on-one grants clinic is also available to applicants.

Contact Council’s RADF Liaison Officer on 1300 307 800 to book a session to discuss your project and application in more detail.

RADF is a partnership between Gympie Regional Council and the Queensland Government to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

More information is available on Gympie Regional Council’s website.

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