Brisbane City Council’s grants programs provide funding to help local not-for-profit organisations to develop and improve facilities and services in Brisbane.

Building Stronger Communities Grant Program

The Building Stronger Communities Grant Program funds community-based not-for-profit organisations to deliver projects that develop or improve their facilities, or improve their governance and long term organisational sustainability. Grants of up to $100,000 are available for projects to maintain or develop community facilities. Grants up to $7500 are available for projects to upskill volunteers and improve organisational management capabilities.

Applications open Monday 10 October 2016 and close Monday 6 February 2017.

Find out more at the application workshops from 10 to 12 October.

Community Development and Capacity Building Grants

The Community Development and Capacity Building Grants encourage projects that respond to local and city-wide community issues with objectives including, but not limited to, increasing community identity and connections, increasing social inclusion and building the community sector to respond to community issues and needs. Funding amounts range from $2000 to $10,000.

Applications open Monday 7 November 2016 and close Monday 20 February 2017.

Find out more at the info session and workshops between 4 and 12 October.

Men’s Shed Grants Program

Council's Men’s Shed Grants Program supports men's shed groups in Brisbane. This program supports men’s sheds by providing funding for establishment and coordination expenses, facility improvements and equipment and material purchases. Funding ranges from $2000 to $20,000.

Applications open Monday 7 November 2016 and close Monday 13 February 2017.

Find out more at the info session and workshops between 4 and 12 October.

More information

For further information on any of these grants, visit the Brisbane City Council website or phone 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak to the Grants Unit.

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