COVID-19 Community Response Grants

COVID-19 Community Response Grants have been created as a quick response grant for local organisations to:

  • Address community priorities emerging as a result of COVID-19
  • Provide new services to support those effected by COVID-19
  • Help manage an increased demand resulting from COVID-19
  • Create opportunities for community cohesion and connection and/or
  • Support services to meet new approaches for service delivery

Funding available

Type of grant Amount
Community response grants Up to $5,000

Application timeframes

  • Applications are open until June 2021 (or until the funds are expended)
  • We aim to let you know the outcome within four weeks of receiving your application.


How to apply

  • Once you create a SmartyGrants login you can start your application. Please apply online through SmartyGrants.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

More information

For more information about this grant or advice about your application please call the Community Development program on 07 3412 3412 or email us at