Community Development Grants support community organisations developing and delivering a one-off community initiative that addresses local needs and achieves community development outcomes.


  • Two funding rounds per year (February and July).
  • Applications open 1 February and close 28 February for the first funding round each year to be considered at council’s April meeting.
  • Applications open 1 July and close 31 July for the second funding round to be considered at council’s October meeting.

Funding Range

Maximum funding of up to $5,000 is available per initiative per funding round.


  • Applications for 2019 are now closed.
  • The next funding round opens on Saturday 1 February 2020.
  • Funding applications must be submitted via the online application form.

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 the Community Grants team on (07) 3810 6657 or