We can help you
Searching for grant opportunities can seem like a daunting task but it is well worth the investment of time and effort.
Noosa Council not only provides a range of grants to meet identified needs in our community but we can also provide advice to non-profit organisations on a wide range of funding and grant opportunities.
For assistance contact the Community Development team via Council's customer service centre on (07) 5329 6500 or email grants.
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The websites below are a good place to start searching for grant opportunities:
- Go to the GrantGuru to search for Community or Business Grants
- Australia Arts Council grants
- Go to Federal Government GrantsConnect
- Queensland's Government Grants Finder
- Federal Government Community Grants Hub
- QCOSS Grant List
- Indigo Gold has a comprehensive monthly grant list - sign up. See examples below.
- May 2019 Indigo Gold Grant List [1560KB]
- April 2019 Indigo Gold Grant List[1573KB]
- March 2019 Indigo Gold Grant List [1516KB]
- February 2019 Indigo Gold Grant List [1560KB]
- October 2018 Indigo Gold Grant List [1508KB]
- September 2018 Indigo Gold Grant List [1489KB]
- August 2018 Indigo Gold Grant List ) [1545KB]
- July 2018 Indigo Gold Grant List [1500KB]
- June 2018 Indigo Gold Grant List[1520KB)
Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program - Closes 10 June - The 2019-20 grant round focuses on innovative approaches, responses and solutions to local issues with a specific focus on the following age-friendly domains: Social participation and Communication and information.
AMP Tomorrow Fund - closes 4pm 27 May - open to individuals of all ages, walks of life and abilities for grants of between $5,000 to $100,000 can cover a range of activities, including training, travel and equipment costs, living expenses, rent and research.
Australian Government - Women's Leadership and Development Program (WLDP) - closes June
Creativity Australia: Choir Grants - closes 30 June
The Queensland Mental Health Commission invites applications up to $10,000 for sponsorship that support achievement of better mental health outcomes for Queenslanders quarterly. Applications for financial sponsorship are assessed against assessment criteria four times a year, with rounds closing on 28 February, 31 May, 31 August and 30 November.
Presentations - Grants, Network and Nibbles Night - 13 March, 2019
- Council Grants[424KB]
- Regional Arts Development Fund[317KB]
- Central Queensland University[481KB]
- June Canavan Foundation[644KB]
- Tourism Noosa[2138KB]
- Volunteering and Noosa’s Community Connections[990KB]
'An auspicing body is an incorporated organisation and enables a non-incorporated group to apply for funding and grants. This means that the auspicing organisation receives the money on behalf of the unincorporated group and is responsible for making sure the project is completed and the money is accounted for (acquitted).' says Queensland Council of Social Service.
- Parramatta Council's comprehensive auspicing guide,
- Not-for-profit Law auspicing information,
- QCOSS Community Door information
Fundraising - Useful links
- Fundraising Directory
- Fundraising Ideas
- How to Fundraise
- Crowd funding [184KB]
- Grant Writing Tips
- Planning Your Project - while this material is written by Queensland State Government for Sport and Recreation groups it is useful resource for any not-for-profit groups planning building projects.