Village Events and Activation Grant | Redland City Council

Village Events and Activation Grant

Redland City Council's funding supports initiatives in many areas including economic development, community development, sport and recreation, cultural heritage, the arts, and the environment.

The Village Events and Activation Grant provides funding to support local community organisations and village traders to create innovative initiatives that will enhance Redlands Coast through vibrant, connected and community focused events and activities.

Village Events and Activation Grant

Council’s Village Events and Activation Grant (VEAG) is a place-based program that seeks to fund not-for-profit community organisations and village traders in collaboration to deliver initiatives across the city to encourage people to live, work, play and spend time in Redlands Coast.

The VEAG has 10 funding streams, one for each of the following centres, with funding up to $12,000 available per stream.

  • Cleveland
  • Capalaba
  • Victoria Point
  • Alexandra Hills
  • Birkdale
  • Redland Bay
  • Wellington Point
  • Mount Cotton
  • North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah): Dunwich or Point Lookout
  • Southern Moreton Bay Islands: Russell Island, Macleay Island or Lamb Island 

When can I apply?

The next funding round opens on 6 February 2023 and closes on 5 March 2023.

How can I apply?

Application forms are completed via Council's online portal SmartyGrants when rounds are open.


Prior to making an application, it is important to read the grant category guidelines. These provide essential information on funding available, eligibility and application requirements. Guidelines will be released in advance of the next funding round.

Associated documents:

Helpful forms 

Applicants will need to complete a Statement by Supplier form [PDF, 0.1MB] if they do not hold an active Australian Business Number (ABN). This form must be submitted with the application.

It is recommended that applicants complete a Project Plan to support their application. Use this Project Plan template [DOC, 0.1MB] which can be submitted with the application.

When acknowledging Council funding please refer to the Community Grants Program Acknowledgment Fact Sheet [PDF, 0.1MB].

For more information on setting up your invoices, please visit the Australian Taxation Office web page.

For help with running successful events, including templates, please visit the Queensland Government Events webpage.

Acquittal form

To finalise your project, you must complete and return an acquittal form for your project within 14 days of the completion date. Applicants that do not acquit their project are ineligible to apply for funding under Council's various funding programs until such time as they have successfully acquitted all previous funding.

The acquittal form requires you to provide information on the completion of the project activity. This is a report on the project activity, including objectives, outputs and impact, and includes a financial statement. Ensure receipts are provided as evidence of the grant expenditure.

Please complete the online Acquittal form through Smarty Grants or contact the Grants team for assistance.

Further assistance

If you require assistance completing your application, please contact Council’s Strategic Partnerships team by phone (07) 3829 8999 or email