Councillors' Small Grants

Councillors' Small Grants are available to individuals, and organisations that are a not-for-profit incorporated association (or sponsored by one).

Funding provides small amounts of assistance to organisations with items such as equipment or incidental costs. Individuals are supported in their pursuit of excellence at a high-level.

When can I apply?

Funding under Councillors' Small Grants has been exhausted for this financial year.  SmartyGrants a new online system will take effect from 1 July.

Only one successful application is eligible within a six month period. Applicants must have fully acquitted previous grants to be eligible.

Funds available

Funding is available to both organisations and individuals:

  • Up to $3,000 for organisations. A grant may be increased where an initiative provides a community benefit across more than one Redland City Council division.
  • Up to $500 will be available for individuals selected to represent Australia in an international competition.
  • Up to $250 will be available for individuals selected to represent Queensland in a national competition, or who have won at state level and are competing in a national competition. 

Over a 12 month period, a total of $250,000 is available to organisations and individuals as Councillors' Small Grants.

Read our guidelines

Full program details including information on categories, funding available and eligibility requirements are available in the Community Grants and Sponsorship Guideline [PDF 1.24MB]

It is important you read this document prior to making an application.

Public and private education institutions are ineligible to apply. Parents and Citizens' Associations are eligible to apply if they are able to demonstrate wider community benefit and undertake projects in conjunction with other community-based organisations.

Application form

Funding has been exhausted for this financial year under Councillors' Small Grants.  SmartyGrants a new online system will take effect from 1 July.

No hard copy applications will be considered or accepted from 1 July.

Submitting your application

Applications must be received at least 20 working days prior to an event/project and two quotes must accompany applications to be eligible for funding.

If you do not have an Australian Business Number (ABN) it is mandatory that you submit a Statement by Supplier Form [PDF 0.1MB] with your application.

Contact

For further information, please contact the Office of the Mayor and Councillors.

Telephone: 07 3829 8901

Email: councillorsgrants@redland.qld.gov.au