Community Grants | Redland City Council

Community Grants

Do you have an exciting community project idea that would benefit Redlands Coast?

Apply for a community grant today!

Community grants are available to support eligible local community organisations and individuals deliver projects that benefit Redlands Coast community in the areas of environmental, sport and recreation, cultural heritage, arts, community or economic development.

Community grant rounds

Grant Category 2022-23 Round 1  2022-23 Round 2 
Organisation Support 1 August – 28 August 2022 20 February – 19 March 2023
Project Support 1 August – 28 August 2022 20 February – 19 March 2023
Conservation 1 August – 28 August 2022 20 February – 19 March 2023
Capital Infrastructure – Minor

15 August – 11 September 2022

*1 round per year

Capital Infrastructure – Major

15 August – 11 September 2022

*1 round per year

Application forms are completed online via SmartyGrants. Application form links will be published prior to the next round opening date.

Community grant categories

Grant Category Funding Available Description
Organisation Support Up to $3,000 Supporting Redlands Coast community organisations improve planning, governance and management practices.
Project Support Up to $10,000

Supporting organisations to deliver one-off projects, events or activities that provide positive outcomes on Redlands Coast in the areas of environmental, sport and recreation, cultural heritage, arts, community or economic development.

Conservation Up to $10,000

Supporting organisations or individuals deliver projects that will provide positive outcomes for the environment and wildlife on Redlands Coast. Three sub-categories available;

  • Conservation Support – To assist organisations with direct conservation projects; and education and awareness of wildlife (especially koalas and their habitat)
  • Environmental Arts Support – To assist professional and emerging professional artists, or organisations, to develop arts projects with an environmental theme. Projects should enrich public appreciation and understanding of the value of our local environment
  • Wildlife Carer Support – To assist registered wildlife carers with projects related to the rescue, care, rehabilitation and transport of injured wildlife; and training opportunities to improve the quality of wildlife car

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Capital infrastructure grants

Grant Category Funding Available Description
Small Capital Infrastructure Up to $10,000 To assist eligible organisations to build, renovate or refurbish facilities, including hard-wired technology upgrades (No financial cash contribution required)
Major Capital Infrastructure $10,000 up to $50,000 To assist eligible organisations to build, renovate or refurbish community facilities, including hard-wired technology upgrades (50% financial cash contribution required)

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Helpful information

Projects should align with Council's Corporate objectives outlined in Our Future Redlands – A Corporate Plan to 2026 and Beyond.

Applicants must be not-for-profit incorprated organisations to be eligible to apply, or be Sponsored by an eligible organisation. Further details are explained on our Fact Sheet.

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.

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

Further assistance

If you require assistance completing your application, please contact the Community Grants team by phone (07) 3829 8999 or email grants@redland.qld.gov.au.

Redland City Council Acknowledgement guide, access to Council logos and further information can be found on our Successful Grant and Sponsorship applications page.

Please contact the grants team if you would like to be added to the list of Grant Writing Services [PDF, 0.1MB].

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