Grants, funding & development programs

We have funding programs that support community organisations, businesses and industry 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.

Community grants

We provide grant funding to support eligible community organisations.

For more information visit the Community grants page.

Arts & culture funding

We offer funding for Gold Coast-based artists, arts organisations and creative practitioners working across all art forms and disciplines.

Find out what funding is available. Visit Arts & culture funding.

Environment – private landholders' assistance

We provide financial assistance to private landholders to protect and enhance our city's natural assets.

If you are a private landholder with a property of high conservation value you may be eligible to apply for funding for bushland restoration projects. For more information visit Nature Conservation Assistance Program

Business incentives & investment programs

We support and motivate businesses from start, growth and expansion stages on the Gold Coast. We encourage new investment to the city through business, screen and sport incentives.

Categories include:

  • film and television production
  • sport attraction
  • health industry
  • tourism
  • marine industry
  • digital growth for accommodation industry
  • business investment, growth and development

To find out more, visit Business incentives & investment programs