Seniors Week Grants Program

The Seniors Week Grants Program allocates funding each financial year to support community organisations in delivering projects that celebrate Seniors Week. Projects funded under this program must deliver the project (or hold the event) within the dates nominated annually by the Queensland Government.

Funding for Seniors 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?

Applicants must:

  • 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.

Project requirements

Applicants must be able to:

  • deliver a project that celebrates Seniors Week within the dates set annually by the Queensland Government
  • demonstrate a public interest benefit for the project
  • demonstrate that the project has a defined outcome that will benefit residents of the Gold Coast.

Acquittal requirements

All projects funded by the Seniors Week Grants Program must be acquitted within 8 weeks of 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 Seniors Week Grants Program are submitted in one round:

Opening date Closing date
Round 1 1 January 31 January

Applications from $500 to $2000 are welcomed.

Application forms are available on this page when the round is open.

Contact us

Community Grants Administrator
Email: communitygrants@goldcoast.qld.gov.au