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

Please read the grant guidelines prior to preparing your application.

Submit your application online.

The online application system allows you to save, develop and print out your application before you submit it.

The 2019/20 Townsville City Grants and Partnership Program will open on 5 July 2019.

For more information please phone the Mayor's Office on 13 48 10 or email

Assessment Timeframes

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 NameProject TitleTotal Allocated
Angel-Paws Inc. Animal Rescue North QueenslandAngel-Paws Inc.$500
St Vincent de Paul Society TownsvilleVinnie’s Refugee Assistance Program Book$150
Townsville Floorball IncorporatedReferee Training at the Australian Floorball Open (AFO)$250
Townsville Catholic EducationMulkadee Youth Arts Festival$250
Mystic Sands Golf and Country Club Inc.Mayor's Support for Recovery from Disaster$300
The Townsville Chinese ClubCommunity Resilience and Unity in Disasters: Townsville Intercultural Conversations 2019$250
Townsville Toy LibraryTownsville Toy Library Grand Re-opening$500
Townsville Marksmen Rifle Club Inc.2019 TMRC Annual Open Competition$500
Townsville & District Multiple Birth AssociationVolunteer Awards Night$350
Immune Deficiencies FoundationCircus Quirkus$300
Soroptimist International Townsville Inc.Mentoring Women and Girls$350
Alligator Creek Community & Sports ClubCommunity Movie Night$40
St Patricks College TownsvilleSt Patricks College Townsville Annual Speech Night$200
Townsville & District Garden Club IncBi-ennial Field Day$300
AM Media Consultants T/A Special Children's Christmas PartiesNQ Special Children's Christmas Party proudly supporting Ronald McDonald House$300
Tropic Voices ChoirTropic Voices Choir$300
NQ Phoenix Dragon Boat Club IncLaunch of Townsville Purple Warrior Dragon Boat Team$400
Quota International of ThuringowaTeddy Bear’s Picnic$400
Ville Vixens Inc.Blue Ribbon BBQ$400