Next community grants round now open

Date published: 12 December 2016

Townsville City Council is encouraging community groups and individuals seeking financial assistance through sponsorship to apply for the next round of funding which opened today.

Applications are through the Community Grants program with funding available for:

Community Capacity Building Grants

  • Partnerships and Sponsorships
  • Community Organisation Support
  • Community Cultural Awareness

Sport and Recreation Grants

  • Club Capacity Building Grants

Festivals and Events Grants

Cultural Grants

  • Regional Arts Development Fund
  • Community Heritage Grants

In addition to these, applicants are able to apply at any time for:

  • Community Micro Grants
  • Mayor’s Community Assistance Fund
  • Waiver of Council Venue and Park Hire Fees (Townsville City Council Facilities)
  • Elite Sportsperson Grants (individual and team)
  • Townsville Pulse Grants

Community and Cultural Development Committee chair Cr Colleen Doyle said the funding could go a long way to assisting groups to achieve their goals.

“Past recipients of the grants have included Full Throttle Theatre Company inc, Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club and the Kirwan Scouts,” Cr Doyle said.

“The grant has assisted Full Throttle Theatre Company Inc to deliver performances, the Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club to deliver skills instructor training  and the Kirwan Scout Group to deliver training to current leaders and to recruit and train new leaders.

“I encourage the community to apply and see how council is able to assist.”

Applications can be made online at our Grants and Funding page and close 5pm (AEST) Friday, February 17.

For more information or to apply visit council’s website www.townsville.qld.gov.au and search for “grants” or phone council’s Grants Officer on 1300 878 001.