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Grants and Funding

In-Kind Sponsorship, Elite Performance Youth Grant, Councillor Discretionary Fund and Indigenous Affairs Fund are currently open and stay open year-round, however, all other programs open 1 August - 31 August and 1 February - 28 February of each year.

Council adopted the updated Community Grants Program Policy at the General Council Meeting held on Wednesday, 12 June 2019.  This policy outlines the new Community Grants available to individuals and community organisations each financial year.

The Community Grants Program combines all Council’s grant, donation and sponsorship programs so that the process will be easier for Community groups to understand and access, in a fair and equitable way.

Prior to submitting your application, please read through the Community Grant Program Policy (PDF).

Please note:

Successful applications submitted in the August Round One (1) each financial year will be announced in October and must have a commencement date no earlier than 1 November.

Successful applications submitted in the February Round Two (2) each financial year will be announced in April and must have a commencement date no earlier than 1 May.

The categories available under this program are:

The Community Grants Program Policy provides a detailed overview of each category and the criteria by which they will be assessed.

Successful Community Grants recipients for 2019-20 Round 2 announced 7 May 2020!

Community Hall Insurance Grants

 

Applicant

Project

Funding

Kumbia & District Memorial School of the Arts Community Hall Insurance $1,000
Ironpot Hall Association Community Hall Insurance $1,000
Durong Community Hall Committee Community Hall Insurance $1,000
Chapingah Reserve Association Community Hall Insurance $1,000
Nanango RSL Sub-Branch Community Hall Insurance $1,000

Project Progam One-Off Sponsorship

Applicant

Project

Funding

Comments

South Burnett Equestrian Group Official Measuring Bay $1,000  
Nanango Sporting Association Paint Clubhouse Exterior $2,000  
Blackbutt & District Tourism Association Story Boards of Benarkin $839  
Durong Bowls Club Durong Clubhouse Security $2,000  
Wondai Rifle Club Bench Rest Facilities  $1,000  
Brooklands Rural Fire Brigade Fire Station Extension $3,000  
Queensland Dairy & Heritage Museum Childhood Memories $2,600  
National Council of Women of Queensland Inc. South Burnett Regional Council Bursary Sponsorship 2020 $1,000  
The South Burnett Pantry External Shade and Meals Areas for Customers $2,475  
Wondai Hospital Auxiliary Forest View Piano Reviews $3,000  
South Burnett Western Performance Club Grounds Beautification Project $400  

Proston & District Lions Club Inc.

Proposed Date: 23-25 October 2020

201q4 District Lions Club Convention  $3,000 Approved in Principle – Advise by 1 Aug 2020 if event is going ahead.

 

Community Events Sponsorship

Applicant

Project

Funding

Comments

Rotary Club of Kingaroy

Proposed date: 26-28 March 2021

Rotary District 9600 Conference 2021 $3,000  

Nanango Race Club

Date: Dec 2020; Feb, April & May 2021

Race Day Transport $1,600  

Nanango AP&M Society

Proposed Date: October 2020

Waterhole Rocks $1,500 Approved in Principle – Advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead.

Bjelke-Petersen Dam Fish Management Committee

Proposed Date: October 2020

Family Fishing Comp

$2,000 Approved in Principle – Advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead.

Windera State School P&C

Date to be advised

School Centenary $2,500 Approved in Principle – Advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead.

South Burnett Karate Association

Proposed Date: 9 August 2020

Kingaroy Cup – ISKA Mat Sports $2,000 Approved in Principle – Advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead.

South Burnett Endurance Riders

Proposed Date: 15-16 June 2020, however will Postpone if restrictions still in place. 

Nanango Endurance Ride $2,500 Approved in Principle – Advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead. If postponed, resubmit in future round.

Blackbutt State School P&C

Portable Cinema $3,000 Approved in Principle – Advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead. If postponed, resubmit in future round. 

 

Healthy Communities

Applicant

Project

Funding

Comments

Kingaroy State School P&C P&C School Breakfast Club $2,000 Approved in Principle – must advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead. If postponed, resubmit in future round.

Nanango & District Cricket Club

Proposed Date: 3-4 October 2020

South Burnett Junior Coaching Clinic $2,000 Approved in Principle – must advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead. If postponed, resubmit in future round.
Stressbusters a Program of Nanango Parish Uniting Church Stressbusters $1,000 Approved in Principle – must advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead. If postponed, resubmit in future round.
South Burnett Pistol Club Developing Conversation $1,000 Approved in Principle – must advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead. If postponed, resubmit in future round.
South Burnett Branch of the Shooters Union Re-setting Targets $1,000 Approved in Principle – must advise by Aug 1 2020 if event is going ahead. If postponed, resubmit in future round.

 

School Awards

 

Applicant

Project

Approved Funds

St Mary's Catholic College School Awards $300

RADF

 

Applicant

Project

Approved Funds

Wondai Regional Art Gallery Two Day Acrylic Workshop $810
South Burnett Topology Top up South Burnett $3,000
South Burnett Community Orchestra South Burnett Community "Young" Orchestra $3,000

Council encourages organisations and individuals to contact Council on phone: (07) 4189 9100 to discuss projects/events/activities for which they may seek assistance.