Case Studies

Economic Development Grant Recipients 

Program Period Organisation Project Amount
Economic Development Grant  2023-24 Sunshine Coast Screen Collective  Crew Intensive - Screen Industry Training  $5000
Economic Development Grant  2023-24 Noosa Environmental Education Hub  2024 Youth Climate Conference - Sustainable Careers Expo  $3600
Economic Development Grant  2023-24 Noosa Chamber of Commerce & Industry  Noosa Chamber Wellness Program  $2500
Quick Response Grants  2022-23  Hastings St Association  Transport Incentive Project  $2000
Quick Response Grants  2022-23  Velvey Garvey  Small Business Series  -  A series of practical in-person workshop and panel events for small/micro business owners  $1500
Quick Response Grants 2022-23  Sunshine Beach Association  Sunshine Beach Village Placemaking / Lighting  $2000
Quick Response Grants 2022-23 Cooroy Future Group  Skill building workshop for First Nations artists  $2000
Quick Response Grants 2022-23 Founda Entrepreneurial Education Founda Entrepreneurial Education - 10 week program for the future entrepreneurs  $2000
Project Partnership Grants  2021-22 Noosa Chamber of Commerce Noosa Chamber Strategy Implementation  $30,000
Project Partnership Grant  2021-22 Generation Innovation  Generation Innovation Challenge which supports young entrepreneurs to create and cultivate business ventures  $3750
Quick Response Grants 2020-21 Social Tap For the Eat Local Noosa Industry Empowerment event to connect small businesses with initiatives, events and inspiration following the economic effects of COVID-19. $2000
Quick Response Grants  2020-21 Cooroy Chamber of Commerce Chamber restructure to increase membership and allow greater focus on the local business community  $2000
Project Partnership Grant 2020-21 Generation Innovation  Supporting young entrepreneurs to create & cultivate business ventures that can function viably in the real economy.  $2000
Project Partnership Grant 2020-21 Noosa Hinterland Property Expo Noosa Hinterland Property Expo which showcased the range of businesses in the Noosa Hinterland highlighting it as a great place to live, work and play. $5000
Quick Response Grants 2020-21 Woman by Abby Rose Woman of Art Exhibition showcasing creatives from all fields, bringing together exhibitors, suplliers, businesses with galleries, artists, curators and mentors. $2000
Quick Response Grants 2020-21 Noosa Open Studios Workshop on promoting creative arts through social media $1500
Quick Response Grants 2019-20 Woman by Abby Rose Wonder Women Series Panel event  $2000
Project Partnership Grants 2019 - 20 Slow Food Noosa Snail of Approval Recognition Program to develop and implement this Australian first program for local food producers $12,000
Quick Response Grants 2019 - 20 Cooroy Chamber of Commerce Mega Networking Night with Tourism Noosa and Cooroy Chamber of Commerce designed to showcase Cooroy. $2,000
Project Partnership Grants 2019 - 20 Create Noosa Immerse Conference which is a three stage skills development programf or local artists, creatives and educators. Read the Create Noosa Case Study $5,000
Quick Response Grants 2018 - 19 Generation Innovation Generation Innovation Challenge Graduation
Connecting young entrepreneurs with the local business community, and providing training, mentoring and seed capital.
Quick Response Grants 2018 - 19 Noosa CCIQ Future Series 2 - Facial Recognition
A networking event about Computer Vision and how it impacts our daily lives.
Project Partnership Grants 2018 - 19 Zero Emissions Noosa RePower Noosa
Facilitate an increase in the uptake of solar by local business and contribute to the development of a renewable technology ecosystem in Noosa. Read the ZEN Grant Case Study.
Quick Response Grants 2018 - 19 Noosa CCIQ Future Series 1 - Artificial Intelligence
A educational networking event about artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics
Quick Response Grants 2018 - 19 Innovate Noosa Illuminate: Entrepreneurs & Innovators Speakers Series
Inspiring the Noosa Community to think BIG through hearing genuine entrepreneur and innovation experiences and insights.
Quick Response Grants 2017 - 18 Noosaville Business Association Noosaville Industrial Estate - Member & Business Promotion
Extend the focus of the Noosaville Business Association to the Industrial estate to increase business diversity across member base.
Quick Response Grants 2017 - 18 Create Noosa Immerse High
Immersive story telling competition for high school students across Noosa and the Sunshine Coast developing skills in the global creative technology sector.  
Economic Development Grants 2016 - 17 The Powerhouse Co-op The Powerhouse Co-op
Business Development and community space for women in business
Economic Development Grants 2016 - 17 Country Noosa Yearling Beef - Feasiblity study into the development of a yearling beef industry in Noosa Shire $10,000