Community Assistance Grants

The Whitsunday Regional Council is pleased to be able to provide financial assistance to community groups as part of the Community Assistance Grants Policy. The focus of the policy is to recognise the important role volunteer based organisations have in the region and how Council can best support their endeavours.

There are three grant types available:

◦  Sport & Recreation Clubs Grant – this is available to sport & recreation clubs
     with funding based on participation levels.

◦  Facility Management Grant – this is available to organisations that manage
    multi use sports facilities. Conditions apply.

◦  Special Projects Grant – this is available to all incorporated community groups.

The Special Projects Grants are offered in rounds during the financial year with applications up to $20,000 being considered.

Council will be holding the Special Projects Grants over three (3) rounds in the 2020/21 financial year. These will be as follows: 

Round 1
Applications Open:  Monday, 6 July 2020
Applications Close:  Friday, 16 October 2020

Round 2
Applications Open:  Monday, 19 October 2020
Applications Close:  Friday, 5 February 2021

Round 3 

Applications Open:  Monday, 8 February 2021
Applications Close:  Friday, 28 May 2021

NOTE: No applicant is guaranteed funding, nor is an applicant guaranteed funding to the full amount requested.

Please note, Round 3 is set to close Friday 28 May 2021. No applications for the 2020/21 period will be accepted after this date.  

Further information regarding the different grants can be found by clicking on the quick links to the right or by contacting Council's Community Development Services on 1300 WRC QLD (972 753) or email
  1. P  1300 WRC QLD (1300 972 753)

    67 Herbert Street, Bowen
    Shop 23 Whitsunday Plaza, Cannonvale
    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
    83 - 85 Main Street, Proserpine
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