Maranoa Regional Council – Community Grants

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Maranoa Regional Council – Community Grants

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For more information please contact your local development officer 1300 007 662.

GRANTS / FUNDING
Closing Date Details
Ongoing Natural Disaster and Drought Assistance

Primary producers are eligible for drought assistance if their property has been drought declared by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

If your vehicles garaging address is in an area where the Personal Hardship Assistance Scheme has been activated.

For more information please visit https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Community-and-environment/Community-engagement/Disaster-and-drought-assistance.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multiple Rounds

The Tackling Tough Times Together

The grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought.
Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly. Projects must demonstrate a focus on one of seven activity areas, from building community resilience to improving community health and social wellbeing.

Projects can apply for funding between $20,000 and $150,000.

To find out more or apply for a grant please visit the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal websiteRound 15 is open now.

For more informationhttps://www.frrr.org.au/grants/tackling_tough_times_together.php


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Funding and Grants Information from Maranoa Regional Council

Maranoa Regional Council

For more information please contact your local development officer 1300 007 662.

 

GRANTS / FUNDING
Closing Date Details
31 March 2020 Maranoa Regional Council Community Grants
Grant now open – Contact your local development officer 1300 007 662 or apply here. http://www.maranoa.qld.gov.au/services/grants
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31 March 2020

Regional Arts Development Fund
Do you have a project in visual arts, music, theatre, drama, dancing, digital media, public art, collections or designing? The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round 1 is now open for applications! 

Council is calling for local groups and artists to consider applying for a grant. RADF grants program supports a wide variety of projects to help promote the value of art and culture.

Download the RADF funding guidelines and application forms at http://www.maranoa.qld.gov.au/services/grants or visit your local Council Customer Service Centre or Library.

Local groups and artists have until Tuesday, 31 March 2020 to apply.

22 March 2020
Festivals Australia

Provides funding to support individual art projects at festivals or significant one-off community events, such as a town’s centenary celebration or opening of a major new community resource.

Festivals Australia will:

• provide access to a diverse range of high quality, innovative arts projects that grow audiences at festivals across regional Australia

• support partnerships and collaboration across the arts sector

• encourage community participation in arts projects at regional and remote festivals.

There is no limit to the amount of funding that may be sought, however the average funding request is around $40,000. Only one project, per organisation, per festival will be funded.
For more information visit https://www.grants.gov.au/?event=public.GO.show&GOUUID=89E4CB9A-D383-98BB-4B9E0DB4A5C36CCA

Festivals Australia does not fund projects in major cities or metropolitan locations.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


31 March 2020

Jetstar’s Flying Start Program

Invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community. The grant includes $15,000 cash, $15,000 worth of travel with Jetstar anywhere on the Jetstar network, promotion of your community group or organisation on Jetstar’s website and Facebook page, and national and local media leverage.

Entry is open to not-for-profit community groups and organisations of any size, who are seeking funding to help enhance the lives of people in their local community; and can be classified into one of the following categories:

• Charity

• Educational and health organisations

• Arts group or organisation

• Sporting group or organisation

Judging criteria

1. The extent to which the community group or organisation is seeking funding to help enhance the lives of people in their local community in the areas of charity, health, sport, education or the arts.

2. The extent to which the community group or organisation can maximise benefits to their local community with the Jetstar Flying Start grant (i.e. the extent to which they have a tangible project or activity in mind to utilise the grant).

3. The extent to which the project or activity will celebrate and highlight the work of the community group or organisation and help boost the profile and strength of the group for the future within twelve months of the grant being awarded.

For more informationhttps://www.jetstar.com/au/en/flying-start

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multiple Rounds

Origin Energy Community Grants

Origin is the upstream Operator of Australia Pacific LNG. Our purpose is ‘Getting energy right for our customers, communities and planet’. This includes working with our local communities to support a variety of events and programs that benefit the community through direct and in-kind contributions.

If you have an idea for an activity which will make a positive contribution to our community in the area of economic development, natural resource stewardship, community safety and wellbeing, and/or regional growth and liveability, we invite you to apply for the next round of our community grants and donations program.

Applications are welcomed from organisations and residents living in Maranoa, Western Downs, Banana Shire and Central Highlands (Rolleston and Springsure). To request an application form, or for more information, please email community.sponsorship@originenergy.com.au.

 

Applications close on 31 January/30 April/31 July/31 October 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

Celebrating Seniors – Community grant applications

Since first initiated in 1960 by Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland, Queensland Seniors Week has grown substantially.  So much so we are celebrating Queensland seniors all month-long this August!

Seniors Month provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and enhance community connections, aligning with the Queensland Government’s  and COTA Queensland’s vision of building an Age-friendly Queensland.

COTA Queensland coordinates Queensland Seniors Month on behalf of the Queensland Government and receives funding to collaboratively plan, run and subsidise Seniors Month events and activities.

Starting Monday 3 February and closing Sunday 15 March, community groups, local councils and libraries can apply for up to $1,000, sharing in $100,000 of Queensland Government funding to support events and activities held during the month.

All applications and acquittals are accessed and submitted through  SmartyGrants, an online grant management system.

For more about Seniors Month and to download the subsidy guidelines visit  www.qldseniorsmonth.org.au

 


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Small Grants for Rural Communities

Small Grants for Rural Communities Round 33

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities in rural, regional or remote Australia. Priority is given to communities of 10,000 or fewer. Applicants must be not-for-profit community organisations with an ABN or incorporation certificate.  The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal is currently transitioning to an online grants administration system. Applications must be submitted via FRRR’s Grants Gateway online portal.  Please read the How-To Guide and the Grants Gateway FAQs to get started. Interested parties are encouraged to watch this introductory clip about the ‘Purpose Tree’ before applying.  For support with technical issues Ph 1800 170 020, or email: info@frrr.org.au.  Before applying, please review the Guidelines and Grants Gateway Application Form carefully by visiting the website.


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Norman Wettenhall Foundation – Small Environmental Grants Scheme

Norman Wettenhall Foundation – Small Environmental Grants Scheme

Opens 20 March 2018. Offering varying amounts in support of groups or individuals undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban. Projects meeting eligibility criteria around flora and fauna conservation, threatened mammal conservation, and landscape restoration and education will be favourably received and should involve any of the following:-  monitoring, recording and sharing data;  delivering community education;  providing community capacity building (e.g. skills training, organisation);   research and science. More information.


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Inger Rice Foundation – Grants for supporting children/family relationships

Inger Rice Foundation

Ongoing grants of amounts up to $5,000 are available through the program that seeks to fund incorporated organisations involved with supporting relationships between young children and their families/carers, in particular, children from pre-birth to primary school entry (0-5) within Australia.  Eligible activities include: Early intervention programs, Family support programs, Resources, Training required for implementation of programs, Eligible applicants include incorporated organisations. For more information contact the program administrator Ph 0438 897 933 email:  inger.rice.foundation@gmail.com  or contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430.


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Accelerate Small Business Program

Accelerate Small Business Grants Program 

Providing targeted assistance to small businesses that demonstrate high-growth and employment aspirations, to engage high-level expertise in their business for an extended period.  Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses to engage business mentors, coaches, or an advisory board, for between 6–12 months. The funding must be matched by a cash contribution from the participating business.  Two grant payments will be made directly to the business, with 50% paid on grant approval and a further 50% paid on successful completion of the project.

For more information:  Accelerate Small Business Grants Program


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QRIDA (Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority)

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QRIDA services include:

  • Concessional loans available to Primary Producers for a range of on-farm activities and business expansion.
  • Grant funds to small business, charities/not-for-profit and primary producers when regions are disaster declared under the National Disaster Guidelines.
  • Other programs from time to time (e.g. drought) as required by either state or federal government.

For more information please visit our website: QRIDA

Contact:  Tony Koch

Email:  tony.koch@qrida.qld.gov.au

Phone:  07 4622 8527

or Freecall:  Free Call 1800 623 946

 


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Information Submission

Below are PDF forms that you can download and fill out if you would like your information displayed on this site.

Activities and Events Form

Services and Business Form

Be sure to email them directly to romaforfamilies@gmail.com and attach a photo of your activity, business or logo.

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