Councillors' Discretionary Grants
This grant assists Councillors to respond to requests for financial assistance from local community organisations to undertake an initiative that serves a community purpose.
Up to $250 (excluding GST) is available per request. Please note there is a limit to the amount of funding available for these grants. Once this amount has been reached, no further grants will be awarded until next financial year.
The purpose of this grant is to provide a quick response to local requests for small amounts of financial support from community organisations.
Please read the grant guidelines prior to preparing your application.
An applicant must be an incorporated organisation, or be auspiced by such an organisation.
Applicants must be based within the boundaries of the Townsville City Council local government area.
All initiatives for which funding is sought must be conducted within the Townsville City Council local government area and/or be of benefit to the Townsville community.
You must have successfully acquitted any previous Townsville City grants.
You must be free of debt to the Townsville City Council.
How to Apply
The 2019/20 Townsville City Grants and Partnership Program will open on 5 July 2019.
This grant has a short timeframe for assessment of 2 weeks from date of application to notification of outcome.
Councillor’s Discretionary Grants Awarded 2018/19
|Organisation Name||Project Title||Amount|
|Kirwan Scout Group||Supplies purchased for the Q Stores for scout group activities.||$250|
|Parents and Citizens Association - Townsville Central State School||Townsville Central State School - 150 Years Celebration.||$250|
|Townsville Community Garden Inc.||Community Garden BBQ.||$250|
|Western Suburbs Tennis Club||New Perpetual Trophies.||$250|
|Wulguru State School Parents and Citizens Association||Wulguru State School 2019 Fete||$150|
|Cungulla Men's Shed||Purchase Equipment||$150|
|Upper Ross Junior Rugby League||Purchase new training footballs||$250|
|Wests Squash Club (Kirwan)||2019 Open Squash Championships||$250|
|Canine Obedience Club of Townsville Inc.||Repair costs for clubhouse kitchen fan||$192.50|
|Brothers Rugby League Club Townsville||Damon Marshall - School Boys Rugby League National Championships||$250|
|Toomulla Beach Community Association||Community Fun day in the park with new swings||$100|
|Brothers Rugby League Club Townsville||Sione Tuitupou - School Boys Rugby League National Championships||$250|
|Kalynda Chase Community Garden||Bee Day||$250|
|Fisherman's Landing fishing Social Club Inc||Kids Fishing Classic||$250|
|Oonoonba State School Parents and Citizens Association||Oonoonba P&C - Freezer Purchase||$250|
|Hermit Park State School Parents and Citizen's Association||Hermit Park State School - V8 Supercars Recycling Program||$250|
|Willows State School Parents and Citizens Association||The Willows State School - Fun Fair Fundraiser||$250|