This grant is provided to encourage excellence in sport, the performing arts and education providing opportunities for the professional development for youth (up to 25 years).

The grant provides assistance for South Burnett residents to attend competitions or programs representing Queensland or Australia in their chosen performance field (No funding is available for South Burnett or Wide Bay representation levels). 

Successful applicants are only eligible to receive one (1) allocation per financial year and can apply for up to:

  • $500 if representing Queensland; or

  • $500 if representing Australia within Australia: or

  • $1000 if representing Australia competing in another country.

Applications from multiple members of a team or group will be bundled and considered as a whole with funding available up to $2,000 per team or group.

Applications will be assessed by the Community Grants Program Assessment Panel against the Community Grants Program Policy based on the Assessment Criteria with approval by the Manager Social & Corporate Performance.  The Community Grants Program Assessment Panel will comprise of four (4) Councillors as decided by Council.

Applications can be made throughout the financial year.

Funding is not available for activities that have already commenced prior to approval.

For further information please contact Council's Community Development/Grants Officer, Kimberley Donohue on 4189 9100.

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Elite Performance Youth Grant