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Community Project Grants

Council's Community Project Grants (round 2 2018) opens on Monday 6 August and closes at 5:00pm on Monday 3 September.

Under this grants program local community organisations can apply for up to $8,000 to support the delivery of meaningful projects and programs for residents living 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

Funding rounds

The Community Project Grants has two funding rounds per year:

Round 2 dates have now changed. Please see below for new dates for Round 2.

Funding RoundApplications OpenApplications CloseOutcome Advised
Round 2 20186 August 20183 September 2018November 2018
Round 1 201918 February 201918 March 2019June 2019

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.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • 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 events@logan.qld.gov.au.

How to apply

Before applying you must read the Community Project Grants Guidelines (PDF 460 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:

Further information and support

Grant workshops

For the opportunity to find out more about the Community Project Grants, Council offers free grant workshops to:

  • Provide an overview of the Community Project Grants.
  • Discuss eligibility for the grant.
  • Provide tips to complete your application.
  • Provide general advice on project ideas and applications.

The following Community Project Grants workshops are being held in August 2018:

Date

Time

Venue

Wednesday 8 August

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Beenleigh Library

Meeting Room 1

Tuesday 14 August

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Logan Central Library

The Lounge Room

Please email communityprojectgrants@logan.qld.gov.au or phone 3412 5858 to register to attend a grant workshop. Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements.

In addition to the Community Project Grant workshops, Council also offers Council Grant Forums which provide high level information about all Council grant and sponsorship programs. Find out more about the Council Grant Forum.

Grant Help Toolkit

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 communityprojectgrants@logan.qld.gov.au.

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.