Updates & Opportunities
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Thriving Cohesive Communities Grants form part of the Queensland Government’s social cohesion program to build cohesive and resilient Queensland communities and foster a strong sense of belonging for all Queenslanders.
Applications are now open for community projects of up to 16 months duration (March 2020 – June 2021) that enable people from all backgrounds, ages and abilities to be included and actively contribute to their local community.
Non-recurrent grant funding of nearly $2 million (exc. GST) is available under three streams:
Stream 1: Community-led social cohesion planning and action
Up to $400,000 (exc. GST) per location for community-led projects in the priority locations of Toowoomba, Rockhampton and Townsville.
Stream 2: Pathways to economic inclusion —
Up to $120,000 (exc. GST) per project for projects that resource established social enterprises to engage vulnerable young people and family members in the community.
Stream 3: Engaging young people to become global citizens
Up to $70,000 (exc. GST) per project for projects that assist people in positions of influence with young people to positively engage them on topics of diversity, inclusion and social cohesion.
Stream 2 is for Social Enterprises based in Queensland, while Streams 1 and 3 are more open.
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Active Clubs provides funding of up to $2,000 for either equipment or training to local and regional sport and active recreation organisations delivering physical activity throughout Queensland.
Key dates for round 1
- 17 October 2019 – Applications open
- 15 November 2019 – Applications CLOSE at 5.00pm
- 31 January 2020 – Approved projects can begin (subject to receipt of approval letter and terms and conditions)
- 31 January 2021 – Projects must be completed
Brisbane City Council Community Grants that are now OPEN