Community Partnerships Program (CPP)

The purpose of the Community Partnerships Program (CPP) is to provide financial and in-kind assistance by supporting community events, activities and initiatives that:

  • Demonstrate exceptional community, economic and /or environmental benefits and impacts and
  • Align with the Mareeba Shire Council Corporate Plan.

The CPP Policy, adopted 15 February 2017, provides further details about the types of assistance provided.

For information on how to apply, please refer to the CPP Information Brochure (download below) and contact Council’s Community Wellbeing Officer Cristina Aloia (phone: 4086 4627) with any enquiries about Community Partnerships.

Community Partnerships Program – Information for Applicants

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

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 2018-19 Community Grant Round opens for applications on Tuesday 8 January 2019 for projects to be conducted between May 2019 and April 2020.  Individuals, groups and associations, and arts and cultural companies within the Mareeba Shire Council area are 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 Community Grant Guidelines and Application Forms are now available for download.  Applications must be submitted by 5pm Thursday 28th February 2019.  For more information and to discuss your application please contact Jane Hollins, Senior Community Wellbeing Officer phone 4086 4695 or 1300 308 461 or email janeh@msc.qld.gov.au.

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 communitydevelopment@msc.qld.gov.au with your contact details or contact us on 1300 308 461.

Gambling Community Benefit Fund – Commemorative Grants 2018 – grants (10 of up to $100,000 and 1 of up to $250,000) for not for profit, community-based organisations to undertake major capital works, purchase major equipment and transportation items or implement community events or festivals (EOI closing date 31 August 2018.)

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 communitydevelopment@msc.qld.gov.au with your contact details or contact us on 1300 308 461.

Queensland Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program

The Queensland Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program supports the creation, upkeep, restoration or enhancement of Queensland:

  • public avenues of honour
  • honour boards or honour rolls
  • outdoor military heritage objects or war trophies (for example tanks, cannons, anchors or planes)
  • memorials, monuments or public memorial sites.

Where there is an existing memorial in a district, a secondary memorial will not be considered unless it is to commemorate subsequent conflicts. This must align with the historical significance of an existing monument or memorial, with design complementary to the existing monument or memorial.

Saluting their Service Commemorative Grants Program

The objectives of the Program are to acknowledge and commemorate those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations. The Major Commemorative Grants category of the program is available to fund commemorative projects that have a national, state or territory focus.

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 and staff do not accept responsibility for the content, including any errors, omissions or inaccuracies, in any of the Community Grant Alerts presented.