Brisbane City Council – Housing Support Program

Status: Ongoing

Region: Brisbane

Amount: $2,000 - $10,000

Details:

Brisbane City Council’s Housing Support Program provides funding to community organisations for projects or services that respond to the housing and social needs of homeless people, or those living in social housing.

This grant program has been made possible through financial contributions made by Mirvac to support responses to affordable housing provision and tenants living in affordable housing.

Purpose

The Housing Support Program aims to:

  • enhance support services offered to homeless people and people living in social housing, including support to sustain tenancies. This includes services which focus on empowerment, life skills, employability and opportunities for social inclusion
  • provide resources and equipment for projects and programs that meet the needs of homeless people and people living in social housing
  • provide packages to support individuals transitioning into social and affordable housing.

Funding is available to develop and improve programs and facilities for homeless people and those in social housing in the inner north of Brisbane, including:

  • Bowen Hills
  • Fortitude Valley
  • New Farm
  • Newstead
  • Spring Hill
  • Teneriffe.

Funding available

Funding amounts range from $2000 to $10,000.

Funding round dates

Applications are now open and will close at midnight on Monday 2 December 2019.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by early May 2020.

For more information: https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community-and-safety/grants-and-awards/community-grants/housing-support-program