Brisbane City Council – Brisbane History Grants

Application Date: 15 July 2019 to 19 August 2019

Region: Brisbane

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000


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The Brisbane History Grants Program incorporates the Community History Grants and the Lord Mayor’s Helen Taylor Research Award for Local History. The grants aim to increase the community’s access and appreciation of Brisbane’s history and heritage.


Funding amounts for the Community History Grants range from $5000 to $20,000. The Lord Mayor’s Helen Taylor Research Award is one award up to $20,000.

Funding round dates

Applications for the next round of this program will open on Monday 15 July and will close on Monday 19 August.

View the successful applicants of the 2017-18 grant round.


An applicant should:

  • be an incorporated not-for-profit organisation or individual professional historian or researcher residing in the Brisbane Local Government Area (LGA)
  • be a permanent resident or Australian citizen
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

An unincorporated not-for-profit organisation may also apply, under the auspices of an incorporated not-for-profit organisation able to accept legal and financial responsibility for the applicant’s project.

Auspice organisations must be based in the Brisbane LGA.

Applicants must operate within the Brisbane City Council LGA. Applicants must not have any overdue Council grant acquittals or outstanding debts with Council.

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