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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
Grant WriterFirst working day of each monthLast working day of each month
Club Equipment

1 February 2018 (round 1)

3 September 2018 (round 2 dependent on budget)

28 February 2018

28 September 2018

Maintenance

1 February 2018 (round 1)

3 September 2018 (round 2 dependent on budget)

28 February 2018

28 September 2018

Upgrade/New Facility1 May 201831 May 2018
Lessee ForumAugust 2018 

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

Logan resdients 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

February 2018

  • Applications open 1 February 2018
  • Applications close 28 February 2018
  • Announcement of successful projects in March 2018

September 2018 (dependent on budget)

  • Applications open 3 September 2018
  • Applications close 28 September 2018
  • Announcement of successful projects in October 2018

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 Trade
  • not have any outstanding Logan  City Council Club Equipment grant acquittals

Prior to applying

You are encouraged to refer to the Logan Sports Development Program - Club Equipment Guidelines  prior to commencing your application.

How to apply

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

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

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 projects.

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

February 2018

  • Applications open 1 February 2018
  • Applications close 28 February 2018
  • Announcement of successful projects in March 2018

September 2018 (dependent on budget)

  • Applications open 3 September 2018
  • Applications close 28 September 2018
  • Announcement of successful projects in October 2018

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 Trade
  • not have any outstanding Logan City Council Maintenance grant acquittals

Prior to applying

You are encouraged to refer to the Logan Sport & Recreation Funding Program - Maintenance Guidelines  prior to commencing your application.

How to apply

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

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

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

Upgrade/new facility

Logan City Council is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the Logan Community be investing in building the capacity and sustainability of community, sport and recreation organisations.  Through Council's ongoing partnerships with community, sporting and recreation organisations a real change can be achieved to assist in responding to community needs.

Council's Logan Sport and Recreation Funding Program provides organisations with the opportunity to apply for financial support towards key capital improvements under the Upgrade or New Facility category.

The Upgrade or New Facility category, provides organisations with an opportunity to partner with Council in the funding and development of an application to be progressed to a suitable external funding source including but not limited to Get in the Game - Get Playing Places and Spaces program or the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Key Dates

  • Applications open 1 May 2018
  • Applications close 31 May 2018
  • Announcement of successful projects in Juen 2018

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 Trade
  • not have any outstanding Logan City Council Upgrade/New Facility grant acquittals

Prior to applying

You are encouraged to refer to the Logan Sport & Recreation Funding Program - Upgrade/New Facility Guidelines  prior to commencing your application.

How to apply

To apply, please access the online grant system by accessing the Logan Sport & Recreation Funding Program - Upgrade/New Facility online application.

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

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).

Sport, Recreation & Community Lessee Forum

The Sport, Recreation & Community Lessee Forum will be held in August 2018.

Further details will be provided closer to the date.

Council appreciates the valuable contribution your organisation makes and hope the information provided on the night assists you in continuing to provide programs and services to the Logan community.

Attached for your reference is a copy of the topics presented at the 2017 Sport, Recreation & Community Lessee Forum.