The Community Partnerships Program

The Community Partnerships Program is a grant program designed to enhance community wellbeing by contributing to community partnerships for events and activities that deliver significant community benefits in Mareeba Shire.

Under the Community Partnerships Program, Council provides financial and in-kind assistance to community organisations in the Mareeba Shire.

The CPP Policy provides further details about the types of assistance provided.

Councillor Discretionary Fund

Regional Arts Development Fund

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Mareeba Shire Council to support local arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions.

The RADF 2020-21 Community Grant Round will open for applications on Tuesday 5 January 2021 for projects to be conducted between May 2021 and April 2022.  Individuals, not for profit groups and associations, and arts and cultural companies within the Mareeba Shire Council area will be invited to apply for funding for arts, cultural or heritage projects that meet the RADF objectives to build local cultural capacity, cultural innovation and community pride.  The local priorities for RADF 2020-21 are: cultural tourism, youth arts engagement and public mural partnerships.   Applicants may apply for RADF grants of less than $10,000 and must show other sources of project income.

The RADF 2020-21 Community Grant Guidelines and Application Forms will be made available when the grant round opens.  Applications must be submitted by 5pm Friday 26 February 2021.  For more information and to discuss your application please contact Jane Hollins, Senior Community Wellbeing Officer phone 1300 308 461 or email

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Other Grants

In support of the Mareeba Shire community, Council monitors grant funding made available by other organisations.  The Community Grant Alerts below provide key details about a selection of current grant opportunities.  This list is regularly updated.  If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive Community Grant Alerts, please email or contact 1300 308 461.

Disclaimer: The information contained in the Community Grant Alerts is for general information purposes only and is not an endorsement of any internet site, service or organisation mentioned. For full information, please contact the grant providers and access the full guidelines.  Whilst all effort is taken to ensure accuracy, Mareeba Shire Council officers do not accept responsibility for the content, including any errors, omissions or inaccuracies, in any of the Community Grant Alerts presented.