Community events funding
The City of Logan is known for its vibrancy and community spirit. One of the cornerstones of that spirit is our annual calendar of community-driven events.
Events delivered by the community are a vital part of the fabric of our city. We value these events and the experiences and opportunities they give our community. Our community events funding is available to help community organisations and businesses make these events a reality.
|Type of grant||Amount||Type of event|
|Small Events Grant||$200 to $5,000||Normally for events that:
|Event Sponsorship Funding||$5,001 to $20,000||Normally for events that:
Before applying, please download and read the eligibility and assessment criteria in the Community events funding program guidelines (PDF 389 KB).
Small Events Grant
Applications are open all year and are assessed across monthly rounds.
Outcomes are advised 4 weeks after the round closes.
We encourage you to submit your application at least 3 months prior to the event date. Please note we cannot fund events that are before the outcomes advised date.
Next monthly closing date:
Outcomes advised by
|Friday 1 September 2023 (closed)||Friday 29 September 2023||Recommended for events starting from mid-October / November 2023|
|Friday 6 October 2023||Friday 3 November 2023||Recommended for events starting from mid-November / December 2023|
Upcoming monthly closing dates:
- Friday 10 November 2023
- Friday 15 December 2023
Event Sponsorship Funding
Applications are provided across 4 competitive rounds per year and are assessed quarterly.
Outcomes are advised 8 weeks after the round closes.
We encourage you to submit your application at least 6 months prior to the event date. Please note we cannot fund events that are before the outcomes advised date.
Next round closing date:
Outcomes advised by
Tuesday 29 August 2023 (Closed)
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Recommended for events starting from December 2023
|Tuesday 28 November 2023||Tuesday 23 January 2024||Recommended for events starting from March 2024|
Upcoming round closing dates:
- Tuesday 27 February 2024
- Tuesday 28 May 2024
How to apply
Applications must be made through SmartyGrants, using the appropriate form link below.
Please note that you’ll be required to log in to SmartyGrants, and we suggest using the SmartyFile login feature to maintain your applications.
Incomplete or hard copy applications will not be accepted.
Your application must include a budget. You can download the Community Events Funding sample budget (PDF 33 KB) to use as a guide.
Examples of previously funded events
|Previously funded event||Description|
|QLD QCDA Cake Expo||
This event was successful in receiving Event Sponsorship Funding as it was a multi-faceted event.
The event included a formal cake decorating competition, demonstrations, classes and vendors.
This three day event attracted a local audience as well as a tourism market.
|Loganlea Community Family Fun Carnival||
This event was successful in receiving Small Events Grant in 2019 as it has a great impact on the Logan community.
Attracting more than 5,000 attendees, this event provided a great community benefit and delivering a free, inclusive day out for all residents.
Use the City of Logan events guide (PDF 3.4 MB) to help you plan for and host safe and successful events.
In the guide you’ll find:
- advice and tips
- event templates
- information on event permits and licences.
The guide also explains how we can help you plan your event, including applying for grants and other funding.
Please see Grant information sessions for upcoming session information. Please note that these sessions may be held online.
For more information or advice about your application, please contact our Community Grants team on 07 3412 4033 or firstname.lastname@example.org.