Community Project Grants
The Community Project Grants provide funding to community organisations to deliver innovative projects and programs that respond to local community needs and issues in the City of Logan.
Projects that achieve one or more of the following objectives may be eligible for funding:
- To engage people in becoming active participants in the community
- To increase community identity, connection and social inclusion
- To increase skills and knowledge within the community sector to support local initiatives
- To build and strengthen partnerships between community organisations
You can apply for a grant up to a maximum of $8,000. Preference will be given to applicants who collaborate with other organisations, however only one organisation will hold responsibility for receiving and acquitting the funding with Council.
The Community Project Grants has two funding rounds per year:
27 February 2017
17 March 2017
17 July 2017
18 August 2017
Grant applications must be received by 5:00pm on the nominated closing date. Late or incomplete applications may not be accepted.
Successful applicants will have 12 months from the time of notification of your successful application to complete the project.
- Be a not-for-profit incorporated organisation, or be auspiced by a not-for-profit organisation that is incorporated and able to accept legal and financial responsibility for the project or activity
- Hold current public liability insurance for $20 million
- Hold an Australian Business Number (ABN)
- Have no outstanding acquittals or debts with Council
- Hold Working with Children and Young People Blue Cards when applying for projects where staff will work with children and young people
Please note that one-off events are not eligible for Community Project Grants. If you would like the opportunity to submit a sponsorship grant for your one-off community event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to apply
Before applying you must read the Community Project Grant Guidelines (PDF 1182 KB).
All applications are to be submitted online. The online application form will be available between the opening and closing dates for each funding round. Once you click the 'apply' button you will be prompted to create a log in.
Within your application you will need to provide supporting documentation including a project plan and risk management plan. The following templates are provided for your use if required:
- Project Plan template (PDF 1047 KB)
- Risk Management Plan template (PDF 898 KB)
- Sample Budget (PDF 18 KB)
Further information and support
Council in partnership with CPR Group have prepared a Grant Help Toolkit which provides an overview of the current grant programs that are offered by Logan City Council and helpful information to ensure your grant application produces a successful application.
If you would like to discuss your application or any aspect of Council's Community Project Grants, please contact Council's Community Development team on 3412 3412 or email email@example.com.
If English is not your preferred language please contact Council's Customer Service staff on 3412 3412 to access interpreter support in your preferred language.
For ABN enquiries please contact the Australian Taxation Office on 13 28 56 or visit www.ato.gov.au.
Previous grants awarded
For information on the projects that have been successful in receiving a Community Project Grant (previously Community Services Grants) in previous rounds, please visit the Community Project Grants Award webpage.