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 2017-18 Community Grant Round will be advertised in January 2018 for projects to be conducted between May 2018 and April 2019. For more information please contact Jane Hollins, Senior Wellbeing Officer ph. 4086 4695 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RADF Advisory Committee
The RADF Advisory Committee is a group of informed representatives that reflect the diverse arts, culture and geography of the council area. Members are responsible for attending quarterly meetings, assessing grant applications and acquittals in alignment with the RADF principles, and providing advice on Council’s other arts and cultural activities.
Local artists, arts and cultural workers, members of arts and cultural groups, organisations or associations and people with an interest in community arts activities are eligible to be a member of the Mareeba Shire Council RADF Advisory Committee. Nominations must be received by 5pm Monday 20 November, 2017.
For further information please contact MSC’s Senior Community Wellbeing Officer: Jane Hollins by email: email@example.com or phone: 4086 4695.
- RADF Nomination Form
- TOR RADF Advisory Committee
- RADF Advisory Committee Handbook
- Employee Code of Conduct
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details or contact us on 1300 308 461.
Female Facilities Program – grants (of up to $500,000) for incorporated, not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations to develop new or upgraded facilities that support female participation in sport and recreation activities (closing date 1 December 2017.)
Gambling Community Benefit Fund (Round 95) – grants (of between $500 and $35,000) for not-for-profit, community based organisations to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities (closing date 30 November 2017.)
Building Better Regions Fund 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.