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Working Together Grants

An initiative of Logan Community Bank® branches of Bendigo Bank and Logan City Council, the Working Together grants provide funding to deliver projects in the City of Logan to meet an identified community priority area through a predetermined theme.

The objectives of the grant program are:

  • To support projects and activities that respond to a pre-determined theme in an identified community priority area.
  • To create opportunities for the community to be engaged and benefit from a meaningful program in the City of Logan.

Round 2 2018- Youth Engagement Projects

We invite applications that aim to actively involve young people (aged 9-24 years) in community life and provide opportunities for young people to learn and develop life skills to help them to achieve their goals.

Project ideas could include (but not limited to) initiatives that:

  • Actively engage young people in community life.
  • Involve young people in the design, planning and implementation of local projects.
  • Build the capacity of young people to create change that is meaningful to them.
  • Develop the knowledge, confidence and life skills to help young people achieve their goals.

Download the flyer for Round 2 (PDF 5014 KB) for more information.

Key Information

  • Grants of up to a maximum of $4000 are available for projects that meet the theme.
  • Applications open 6 August 2018 and close 5pm, 3 September 2018.
  • Projects can commence from 1 January 2019.
  • Must be a not-for-profit incorporated organisation, or be auspiced by a not-for-profit organisation.
  • Easy online application process.

Before applying, please read the Working Together Grants guidelines to find information on the application process, assessment process, funding conditions and eligibility criteria.

Available funding and themes

You can apply for a grant up to a maximum of $4,000 per round for projects that meet the identified theme.

Each round of the grants will have a different theme that is determined based on community feedback and engagement.

Funding rounds

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

Eligibility

  • Projects must address the identified theme per round.
  • Projects must be delivered within the Logan City boundaries.
  • Applications cannot be for one-off events.
  • Applicants must be 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
  • Applicants must hold current public liability insurance for $20 million
  • Applicants must hold an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • Applicants must have no outstanding acquittals or debts with Council
  • Applicants must hold Working with Children and Young People Blue Cards when applying for projects where staff will work with children and young people

How to apply

Projects considered for funding must occur within the City of Logan and relate to the theme.

Before applying, please read the Working Together Grants guidelines to find information on the application process, assessment process, funding conditions and eligibility criteria.

To apply, please go to the online application form. When the round opens, you will be able to click the 'apply' button which will promote you to create a log in to begin your submission.

If you require more information please contact Council's Community Development Program on 3412 3412 or email communityservices@logan.qld.gov.au

Within your application you will need to provide supporting documentation including a project plan.

Further information and support

Grant Information Sessions

Council is provides free grant writing information sessions when each grant round opens. The workshops provide an opportunity to find out more about the Working Together grants and the Community Project Grants  where you can receive advice and tips on writing a winning application.

Book and  find out more about the Grant Information Sessions.

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, please contact Council's Community Development team on 3412 3412 or email communityservices@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.

Be the Change

Want to do more? Logan Community Bank® branches of Bendigo Bank 'Be the Change' program sets out to capture the real and positive impact the banking of their local customers have on local people and organisations.

They connect their ‘real’ customers with members of the many different organisations that the Community Bank® branch has contributed money towards.

Find out more about the 'Be the Change' campaign by watching the video. Alternatively, you can visit Bendigo Bank's website for more information on how to get involved.

The Working Together Grants is an initiative of Logan Community Bank® branches of Bendigo Bank and Logan City Council.

Funded Projects

Round 1 2018: Men's Health Projects

Funding was provided that aimed to enhance the health of men, boys and their families living in the City of Logan.

Healthy, Happy Living into Retirement

Calling all men 55 years and over to join us at the BallyCara Living Room, Bethania for a 6-week program led by Daniel, an Exercise Physiologist to strengthen your physical health and mental wellbeing. Guest speakers from a range of topics will feature throughout the 6-week program. Make new connections in your local community and be inspired to live life to the fullest.

When: Tuesday and Thursday (commences on 28 August 2018)
Time: 8.30am-9.30am
Where: Bally Cara Living Room, 78-86 Station Road, Bethania
Contact: Lucinda on 1300 272 222
Cost: $20 for the 6-week program, twice a week

Men Connect

Come along and connect with other men in this interactive group that promotes healthy and active lifestyles whilst hanging out together. All activities are run after hours and will vary depending on the interest of the group. Men of all ages are welcome to attend with activities boomerang throwing, fishing, cars, football, woodwork and boxing.  There will also be social barbeques and group discussions from various health professionals at different times throughout the program.

When: 2nd Wednesday of each month (commencing July 2018)
Time: 6.00pm-8.00pm
Where:  The Family Place, 35A North Rd, Woodridge
Contact: Kingston East Neighbourhood Centre on 3808 1684 or email admin@keng.org.au
Cost: Free

The Better Man Project

This project is targeted to refugee men living in the City of Logan where a range of activities that aim to improve the health and wellbeing will be determined by the interests of the group. This program will commence from October 2018. Register your interest or send through a referral to the organiser as detailed below.

Where: Multilink Community Services, 38 Blackwood Road, Logan Central
Contact: Multilink Community Services on 3808 4463 or email support@multilink.org.au
Cost: Free