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.
If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive Community Grant Alerts, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 1300 308 461.
Community Sustainability Action Grants – Round 7
Grants of up to $100,000 for eligible community groups seeking to improve their facilities and operations by purchasing and installing renewable energy systems and energy efficient equipment to reduce carbon emissions, ease demand on the energy network and reduce energy bills.
Applications for Round 7 must be submitted by Wednesday 7 December 2022.
Further information can be found here: www.qld.gov.au/environment/management/funding/community-sustainability
Gambling Community Benefit Fund
The Queensland Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund provides grants for not-for-profit community groups to help them provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.
There are several rounds each year.
Further information can be found here: www.justice.qld.gov.au/initiatives/community-grants
Celebrating Reconciliation Grants Program
Applications are now open for the Queensland Government’s Celebrating Reconciliation Grants Program for 2023.
The program will support up to 37 Queensland-based reconciliation events and activities held in or around National Reconciliation Week.
Reconciliation Week (27 May–3 June 2023) celebrates and builds on respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous peoples.
Eligible organisations can apply for grants of up to $3,000 (exclusive of GST) per event or activity
Applications close on Friday, 23 December 2022.
Further information can be found here: www.qld.gov.au/firstnations/grants-funding/celebrating-reconciliation
Future Drought Fund – Extension and Adoption of Drought Resilience Farming Practices
Applications for the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund: Extension and Adoption of Drought Resilience Farming Practices are now open.
The program will fund eligible entities to work with farmers to drive the adoption of proven drought resilience practices and technologies.
Grants of between $100,000 and $3 million are available.
Applications close on Monday, 9 January 2023.
Further information can be found here: www.agriculture.gov.au/agriculture-land/farm-food-drought/drought/future-drought-fund