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Christmas and Festive Season Grants

Christmas and Festive Season Grants support community organisations developing and delivering a community Christmas event or activity or other celebratory event relevant to the broader community.


  • One funding round per year (July).
  • Applications open 1 July and close 31 July each year for consideration at Council’s October meeting.

Funding Range

Maximum funding of up to $2,000 is available per initiative per funding round.


Funding applications must be submitted via the online application form.

2018 Grant Recipients

The successful recipients of Christmas/Festive Season Grants for 2018 include:

  • AEIOU Foundation: $605 towards Camira Kids Christmas Party
  • ALARA Qld Ltd: $1,500 towards ALARA Annual Christmas Party for people with a disability
  • Anglican Parish of Rosewood: $523 towards the Marburg Community Carols Evening
  • Churches of Christ Care: $1,500 towards the Churches of Christ Care South West Fostering and Kinship Care Family Christmas event
  • Churchill Baptist Church: $1,500 towards Carols in the Park
  • Collingwood Park State School P&C Association: $1,500 towards Carols by Torchlight
  • FOCAL Community Living Inc: $687.75 towards the Focal Christmas in the Park event
  • Ipswich Central State School Parents and Citizens Association: $1,500 towards Carols at Central
  • Kruger Parade Baptist Church: $1,000 towards Kruger Parade Community Christmas Carols
  • Leichhardt Baptist Church: $1,312.50 towards Leichhardt Community Christmas Carols
  • Lions Club of Rosewood: $1,500 towards Rosewood Lions Christmas Street Carnival
  • LiveCity Church: $1,500 towards Redbank Plains Community Christmas Carols
  • Marburg and District Agricultural and Industrial Association: $1,000 towards Christmas Carnival
  • Multicultural Development Australia: $1,303.19 towards Redbank Plains Christmas outdoor cinema
  • Pine Mountain and Districts Progress Association: $60 towards Christmas Carols in the Park
  • Raceview Congregational Fellowship Inc: $1,500 towards Raceview Christmas Carols under the Christmas Tree
  • Richmond Fellowship of Queensland: $911 towards consumer Christmas lunch/party
  • Rosewood and District Ministers Association: $910.43 towards Rosewood Community Christmas Carols
  • Shiloh Christian Family Centre: $1,500 towards Western Gateway Christmas Carols
  • Springfield Christian Family Ltd: $1,000 towards Christmas Carols in Robelle Domain Parklands
  • Movement Crew: $1,500 towards Movement Christmas Party
  • The Pyjama Foundation: $637.50 towards Ipswich Christmas Party 2018
  • Tivoli Social Enterprises Ltd: $1,500 towards Ipswich Community Christmas Spectacular
  • Westside Community Care: $1,062.95 for Christmas Day Community Morning Tea
  • Women’s Crisis Support Service Inc: $233.87 towards 2018 Christmas party

More Information

To find out more, including an overview of eligibility criteria, funding process and more download the Community Grants and In-Kind Assistance Program Guidelines.

For further information please contact Josie Berry, Community Grants Officer on (07) 3810 6657 or