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.
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 and culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions.
RADF Community Grants are made available by Council to individuals, groups and association and arts and cultural companies, through an annual grant round. The RADF 2016-17 Community Grant round is now closed. Details of the next grant round will be published in September 2017. For more information please contact Council’s RADF Officer 1300 308 461 or 4086 4695 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com with your contact details or contact us on 1300 308 461.
Queensland Day Sponsorship Program – Sponsorship (of up to $10,000) for organisations and community groups to plan and host their own Queensland Day celebration events between 2 and 10 June 2018 (closing date 8 September 2017.)
Queensland Arts Showcase Program – grants (of up to $100,000) to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queenslanders (rolling fund, no closing date.)
Arts Queensland Individuals Fund – grants (of up to $10,000) for individual artists and cultural workers to participate in transformational professional and career development opportunities (funding round opens 26 June and closes 4 August 2017.)
Get Playing Places and Spaces – grants (of up to $150,000) for not -for-profit sport and recreation organisations for new, upgraded or replacement infrastructure that supports participation in sport and active recreation (funding round opens 19 June and closes 11 August 2017.)
Get Going Clubs – grants (of up to $7,500) for not -for-profit sport and recreation organisations to increase participation opportunities including education and training activities and equipment (funding round opens 19 June and closes 11 August 2017.)
Holden Home Ground Advantage – grants (of approx. $12,500) for sporting clubs and community organisations to develop clubrooms, sporting grounds, general facilities and invest in emerging talent (funding round opened 1 June and closes 31 August 2017.)
Cadbury Fundraiser Community Grant Program 2017 – grants (of up to $500) for groups and organisations who are Cadbury Fundraising customers for initiatives that increase community collaboration, participation in sport and recreation or promoting learning and development (funding round 3 opens 3 July and closes 15 September 2017.)
Stronger Communities Program – grants (of $2,500 – $20,000) for organisations to deliver small capital projects that improve community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities (funding round opens 7 August and closes 28 September 2017.)
20 Million Trees – grants (of $20,000 – $100,000) for community groups, landholders and land managers to carry out tree planting on private and public land (funding round 3 closes 15 August 2017.)
RACQ Foundation - Natural Disaster Assistance & Mitigation – grants (of $50,000 – $200,000) for charitable organisations to assist in their recovery from or mitigate the risk of disasters and assist victims of natural disasters (funding round closes 13 September 2017.)
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.