Council has established funding programs to support community organisations to meet changing community, social, environmental, and economic objectives. Learn about the funding and development programs we offer, including eligibility criteria and how to apply.
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Financial assistance for incorporated, not for profit organisations to service the needs and priorities of the wider Gold Coast community. These grants are not focused on Council divisions.
This program is allocated by council divisions to support community organisations to deliver events that are open to the public and in the public interest.
Supporting the delivery of capital projects on Council-controlled land where a community organisation holds a lease or licence.
Financial assistance to community organisations that service the needs of a particular Council division. Grant funds in this program are allocated by the Councillors at their discretion.
This program support community organisations to deliver projects that celebrate Seniors Week, within the dates set annually by the Queensland Government.
Funding to support projects delivered by community organisations to celebrate NAIDOC Week, which recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Funding to encourage community participation in on-ground actions that improve the condition of water environments across the Gold Coast.
This program is provided only where it can be demonstrated that funds are required on an emergency and extraordinary basis where the requirement for the funds was unforeseen.
The Nature Conservation Assistance Program provides financial assistance to private landholders for on-ground restoration projects that protect and enhance the natural assets of the Gold Coast.
A divisionally based program that allocates funding each financial year to allow community organisations to access non-financial support from the City, such as the provision of a Council product or service.