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City of Gold Coast works hard to address issues that affect everyone in the community as well as identifying groups that need specialised support.

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Grants and funding for seniors


The following government departments provide on-going funding to services, organisations and activities for seniors:


The City provides some financial assistance for non-profit community groups, including groups supporting seniors, through established and occasional programs and through one-off donations. We respond to applications for support, subject to availability of funding.

The following may also provide grants for seniors organisations or groups:

Our community

'Our Community' is a national gateway offering resources, support and linkages between the community and the general public, business and government. Apart from a vast array of valuable information, the Our Community Group offers a funding and grants directory as well as resources to support the performance of not-for-profit boards and committees.

Our Community offers an EasyGrants Newsletter and Grants Education Service and is Australia's only consolidated Grants Information Service delivered every month.

Visit to subscribe.

The Australian Directory of Philanthropy

This Directory lists more than 420 trusts, foundations and corporate giving programs and incorporates The Australian Directory of Corporate Community Investment, which lists over 40 Australian corporations which have community investment programs.

Visit to purchase a copy.

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