Mayor's Community Assistance Grant
This grant allows the Mayor to respond to requests for financial assistance from local community organisations.
Funding is available for local community organisations who are undertaking an initiative that serves a community purpose and in doing so supports one or more of Council’s corporate goals. Up to $500 (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 the next financial year.
The purpose of this grant is to:
- Support local fundraising initiatives.
- Recognise the achievements of those in the local community through donations, prizes and awards.
- Encourage Townsville residents to engage in and provide for the Townsville community.
- Provide support for Townsville based charitable institutions and 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 grants from Townsville City Council.
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 2 week timeframe for assessment from date of application to notification of outcome.
Mayor's Community Assistance Grants Awarded 2018/19
|Applicant Organisation Name||Project Title||Total Allocated|
|Angel-Paws Inc. Animal Rescue North Queensland||Angel-Paws Inc.||$500|
|St Vincent de Paul Society Townsville||Vinnie’s Refugee Assistance Program Book||$150|
|Townsville Floorball Incorporated||Referee Training at the Australian Floorball Open (AFO)||$250|
|Townsville Catholic Education||Mulkadee Youth Arts Festival||$250|
|Mystic Sands Golf and Country Club Inc.||Mayor's Support for Recovery from Disaster||$300|
|The Townsville Chinese Club||Community Resilience and Unity in Disasters: Townsville Intercultural Conversations 2019||$250|
|Townsville Toy Library||Townsville Toy Library Grand Re-opening||$500|
|Townsville Marksmen Rifle Club Inc.||2019 TMRC Annual Open Competition||$500|
|Townsville & District Multiple Birth Association||Volunteer Awards Night||$350|
|Immune Deficiencies Foundation||Circus Quirkus||$300|
|Soroptimist International Townsville Inc.||Mentoring Women and Girls||$350|
|Alligator Creek Community & Sports Club||Community Movie Night||$400|