The NAIDOC Week Grants Program allocates funding each financial year to support community organisations to deliver projects that celebrate NAIDOC Week, which recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Funding for NAIDOC Week Grants Program is made in accordance with the Community Grants Policy. Community groups are asked to review the Policy prior to application to ensure they meet eligibility and requirements.
Who can apply?
- be a community organisation
- operate within the Gold Coast
- have an adequate level of public liability insurance for the project (where appropriate)
- not be an ineligible applicant.
Ineligible applicants are defined under Council's Community Grants Policy.
Applicants must be able to:
- deliver projects that celebrate NAIDOC Week
- demonstrate a public interest benefit for the project
- demonstrate that the project has a defined outcome that will benefit residents of the Gold Coast
- complete the project within 12 months of the date of remittance of funds.
All projects funded by the NAIDOC Week Grants Program must be acquitted within 8 weeks of the project's completion.
Any unspent or unacquitted funds must be returned to Council along with the acquittal report(PDF, 104KB)
How to apply
Applications for NAIDOC Week Grants Program are submitted in one round:
Applications from $500 to $5000 are welcomed.
Application forms are available on this page when the round is open.
NAIDOC Week Grants Program