Queensland Bushfires — Round One funding grants are now open

8 May, 2020

Grants of up to $100,000 each are now available to help Queensland communities recover from the 2019 bushfires, thanks to an $1.8 million Round One recovery package being jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments.

Queensland-based community groups, local councils, non-government organisations, peak & industry groups, and research bodies delivering in or to the bushfire-impacted local government areas of:

·         Brisbane City ·         Bundaberg ·         Gold Coast City ·         Cook
·         Fraser Coast ·         Gladstone ·         Gympie ·         Ipswich
·         Livingstone ·         Lockyer Valley ·         Mareeba ·         Noosa
·         North Burnett ·         Redland ·         Rockhampton ·         Scenic Rim
·         Somerset ·         South Burnett ·         Southern Downs ·         Sunshine Coast
·         Toowoomba ·         Townsville ·         Whitsunday

are encouraged to apply for either or both small grants (between $2,500 and $50,000) or large grants (between $50,001 and $100,000) to support events, activities and programs that drive community recovery activities, increase awareness and build local resilience.

Recipients of Central Queensland Bushfires and Far North & North Queensland Monsoon Trough grants and new applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Funding Information Paper is attached to this email to assist you to determine if groups are eligible, and how to submit an application.

Applications open 12pm, Wednesday 6 May 2020.

Applications close 2pm, Wednesday 3 June 2020.

More information on the grants is available at https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/funding including links to the application forms via SmartyGrants.

For information or queries not contained in the Funding Information Paper, please contact grantqueries@communities.qld.gov.au

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