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Sport, Recreation & Community Funding

Information for sport, recreation and community organisations seeking funding assistance from Council.

Timeframes

ProgramApplications openApplications close
Travel AssistanceFirst working day of each monthLast working day of each month
Club Equipment1 February 2017
1 September 2017 (dependent on budget)
28 February 2017
29 September 2017
Maintenance1 February 2017
1 September 2017 (dependent on budget)
28 February 2017
29 September 2017
Upgrade/New Facility1 May 201731 May 2017
Grant WriterFirst working day of each monthLast working day of each month
Annual Lessee ForumAugust 2017 

Travel Assistance Funding

Logan residents will have more opportunities to enjoy sport and recreation in the city thanks to a partnership between Logan City Council and the Brisbane Lions Australian Football Club.

The Logan Sports Development Program - Travel Assistance Grants cover the direct expenses related to representative sport and are able to be used towards:

  • Direct travel and accommodation expenses
  • Compulsory competition fees
  • Compulsory competition uniforms

Eligible applicants can apply for up to:

  • $300 for all state and national events
  • $700 for all international events

Individuals are eligible to apply multiple times for funding up to a maximum amount of $1,000 per financial year,  however are only eligible to submit one application per round.

Prior to applying

You are encouraged to refer to the Logan Sports Development Program - Travel Assistance Guidelines (PDF 262 KB) prior to commencing your application.

How to apply

To apply, please access the online grant system by accessing the Logan Sports Development Program - Travel Assistance online application.

For more information about applying online, please access Council's Help Guide for Grant Applications (PDF 2529 KB).

Key dates

  • Logan Sports Development Program - Travel Assistance Grant applications can be submitted throughout the year following notification of selection;
  • Applications must be fully completed and submitted prior to commencement of the championship event. No retrospective funding will be considered; and
  • Fully completed applications may take six (6) weeks from submitting an application to receiving notification of the outcome.

Please contact the Sport and Recreation Team on 3412 4886 if you wish to discuss this funding program.

Club equipment

Brisbane LionsLogan residents will have more opportunities to enjoy sport and recreation in the city thanks to a partnership between Logan City Council and the Brisbane Lions Australian Football Club.

Eligible organisations can apply for financial assistance towards equipment required for participation on training and game days. Maximum allowable funding will be based on your current registered junior membership numbers.

Applications are to be submitted online.

Key dates

September 2017 (dependent on budget)

  • Applications open 1 September 2017
  • Applications close 29 September 2017
  • Announcement of successful projects in October 2017

Who can apply

Any not-for-profit sport and recreation organisation

  • That has current junior participation (Under 18 years)
  • Operating within the boundaries of Logan City
  • Incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld) or similar legislation

Organisations must also:

  • Be compliant with the Office of Fair Trading
  • Must not have any outstanding Logan City Council grant acquittals

How to apply

To apply, please access the online grant system by accessing the Logan Sports Development Program - Club Equipment online application.

More information

You are encouraged to refer to the Logan Sports Development Program - Club Equipment Guidelines (PDF 157 KB) for further information.

Contact

Please contact the Sport and Recreation Team on 3412 4886 if you wish to discuss this funding program.

Maintenance

The Logan Sport and Recreation Funding Program - Maintenance provides the City's sport and recreation organisations with an opportunity to apply for financial assistance towards their highest priority maintenance project/s.

Organisations are able to apply for matched funding up to $5,000 for items such as canteen/kitchen maintenance, facility maintenance, playing field maintenance and hard court surface maintenance.

Key dates

September 2017 (dependent on budget)

  • Applications open 1 September 2017
  • Applications close 29 September 2017
  • Announcement of successful projects in October 2017

Who can apply

Any not-for-profit sport and recreation organisation

  • Operating on Council owned or controlled land
  • Incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld) or similar legislation

Organisations must also:

  • Be compliant with the Office of Fair Trading
  • Must not have any outstanding Logan City Council grant acquittals

How to apply

To apply, please access the online grant system by accessing the Logan Sport and Recreation Funding Program - Maintenance online application.

More information

You are encouraged to refer to the Logan Sport and Recreation Funding Program - Maintenance Guidelines (PDF 1249 KB) for further information.

Contact

Please contact the Sport and Recreation Team on 3412 4886 if you wish to discuss this funding program.

Grant Writer Program

Council's Grant Writer Program is available to not for profit, incorporated sport, recreation and community organisations that work within the boundaries of Logan City.

This program aims to assist organisations to source funding opportunities with the support of a professional grant writer. In addition, the program aims to ensure the organisation gains the skills, knowledge and experience that will enable them to develop future grant submissions.

Prior to applying

You are encouraged to refer to the Grant Writer Program Guidelines (PDF 1384 KB) prior to commencing your application.

How to apply

To apply, please access the online grant system by accessing the Sport, Recreation and Community Grant Writer online application.

For more information about applying online, please access the Help Guide for Grant Applicants (PDF 2529 KB).

Annual Lessee Forum

The annual Sport, Recreation and Community Lessee Forums are scheduled to be held in August 2017. An invitation detailing time and venue will be forwarded closer to the date.

The Forum is mandatory for all community based organisations that lease a Council facility and participation on this day will assist in strengthening your local community networks and identify your obligations and opportunities as a Lessee.