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|This section provides information on the range of Grants & Funding opportunities available for outdoor recreation providers in Queensland. In addition there is information on making a grant application and other fund-raising ideas. It is worth noting that by their very nature funding sources do not have constant application dates, and criteria and conditions are subject to change. |
Please note that this list is representative only and does not cover all that is available. We recommend talking to your local government/ sport and recreation representatives and researching your local area for other opportunities.
|Australian Federal Government|
|The national GrantsLINK directory has information about federal, state and local government funding programs that can help you to:|
develop solutions to local and national problems
fund ideas and initiatives
get assistance in times of hardship
Example 1: Funding was available from the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts under the Caring for our Country program for natural resource management and conservation.
Example 2: The Government has allocated $40 million over 4 years from 1 July 2011 to stimulate sustainable economic growth in the Australian tourism industry for Tourism Quality projects. READ MORE and Download TQUAL Fact Sheet.
To search the GrantsLINK site for federal government grants & funding, CLICK HERE
Links to a wide range of funding agencies are listed on the Parliamentary Library, Key Internet links on Community Grants, website. READ MORE. This page provides links to selected sources of financial assistance to community groups.
Commonwealth Grant Guidelines
The Government has released revised Commonwealth Grant Guidelines for the Not-For-Profit sector. Grants are widely used by the Government to achieve government policy objectives, involving the payment of billions of dollars each year. The Guidelines establish the policy framework under which government agencies undertake their own grants administration activities.
READ MORE on the Department of Finance and Deregulation website.
|Local councils and government agencies, such as the Brisbane City Council provide funding for a wide range of local and community based recreation projects. |
For a comprehensive list of all Queensland local councils, CLICK HERE
|In addition to the federal, state and local government funding bodies identified above there are many other agencies that provide funding for specific projects or interest groups. These agencies include:|
Office of Liquor Community Benefit Funds Unit
Various grant schemes available through the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation.
Aim for the Stars
The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation was created to provide support for women and girls across Australia further their educational and/or professional development.
Fosterís Community Grants
Community grants offered through the Fosterís in the Community framework supporting charitable and community outcomes. READ MORE
Sportscover Sponsorship Fund
Supporting grass roots sports amateur sports men and women. READ MORE
The Foundation for Young Australians
Supporting talented individuals and youth-led organisations READ MORE
|Community Funding Centre|
Provides free help sheets, services, newsletters, books and training to help community groups improve their fundraising abilities and become healthier and more viable. READ MORE
Easy Grants Subscribe to Australiaís most comprehensive monthly grants newsletter available from 'Our Community', CLICK HERE
Red Tape Busters
Making government work for you! Submission and tender writing consultancy
Finding it difficult to raise funds - Fundraising Buddy might be able to help - information, techniques, applications, grants, newsletters, coaching ... READ MORE
Momentum can assist your sport or recreation club to prepare all documentation and paperwork for grant funding applications. There are a range of government grants for sports clubs available and Momentum will guide your club with a team of experienced professionals who can help with all club funding grants. Click for More Information
|Is your organisation/project eligible for funding?|
In identifying whether your project or organisation is eligible to access funding from a particular program, you will need to consider the following issue. READ MORE from Red Tape Busters
Click here for a list of Tips and Suggestions to assist you in writing your funding submission