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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.

Grant Searching

The websites below are a good place to start searching for grant opportunities:

Grants closing soon:

  • The Ian Potter Foundation - Health and Disability - Closing 7 December 5pm - this grant seeks to omprove health outcomes for the Australian community through public health initiatives with a particular emphasis on mental health, Indigenous heath and health in rural and remote areas and encourage innovative approaches to increasing employment opportunities for individuals with disability.

  • QCF Regional Grant Program - Closing 27 November 5pm - this grant seeks to improve the quality of life for all people within its community and makes grants to other eligible non-profit and community groups to address disadvantage and a wide variety of emerging and changing needs in the community.

  • Queensland Youth Week community grants - Closing 30 November - To support local activities and events during Queensland Youth Week 2019, community grants of up to $2000 are available to not-for-profit organisations and parents and citizen groups.

  • 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.


July 2018 GRANTS, NETWORK AND NIBBLES NIGHT - thank you for coming. 11 speakers in 1 hour. That's a lot of information to take in. The presentations are below:

Auspicing information

'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.

Fundraising - Useful links


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