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Community Project Grants

Community Project Grants support local projects that help build an engaged and inclusive community. Applications are welcome from community organisations for projects that:

  • Address local community priorities
  • Increase participation in community life and social inclusion and/or
  • Increase skills, knowledge and leadership capability within the community sector

Funding available

Type of grantAmount
Small grantsUp to $3,000

Partnership grants

Projects that are delivered with at least one other organisation or group

$3,001 - $10,000

Important information

  • Not-for-profit organisations, local schools and social enterprises can apply
  • Applications are open all year round
  • You must submit your application at least 12 weeks before your project start date

You must read the Applicant Guidelines (PDF 1200 KB) before applying. The guidelines include a full list of eligibility criteria and other important information.

How to apply

To apply, please fill in the online SmartyGrants application form. Once you create a SmartyGrants login you can start your application. SmartyGrants allows you to save your draft application and continue at any time.

Grant workshops

We offer free grant workshops for you to:

  • find out more about Community Project Grants and Community Events Grants
  • discuss eligibility and selection criteria
  • get some tips for completing your application
  • ask questions relating to your project ideas and application

Workshops are currently scheduled for the following dates and locations:

Wednesday 6 November

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Beenleigh Library

Crete Street, Beenleigh

Tuesday 12 November

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Logan North Library

Corner Sports Drive & Springwood Rd, Underwood

Wednesday 13 November

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Caddies Community Centre

19-33 South Street, Jimboomba

Please email us at to register for a workshop. Workshop venues are accessible and include accessible parking and bathrooms. Please let us know if you have accessibility requirements.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have questions or would like advice about your application. We can provide copies of the Applicant Guidelines in alternative formats upon request.

For more information please call us on (07) 3412 3412 or email us at