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.
- Advancing Queensland: An Age Friendly Community Grants Program – Grants (of between $25,000 and $100,000) for community partnership projects that develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly initiatives (closing date 16 June 2017.)
- Westpac Foundation Community Grants – Grants (of up to $10,000) to provide educational opportunities, employment pathways or improvements in the quality of life of disadvantaged Australians in our local communities (closing date 9 June 2017.)
- Gambling Community Benefit Fund - Round 93 – Grants (of between $500 and $35,000) for projects that enhance the capacity of not-for-profit community groups to provide services, leisure facilities and opportunities for Queensland communities (closing date 31 May 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.