Application Date: 18 December 2019 to 28 February 2020
Region: Queensland wide
Thriving Cohesive Communities Grants form part of the Queensland Government’s social cohesion program to build cohesive and resilient Queensland communities and foster a strong sense of belonging for all Queenslanders.
Applications are now open for community projects of up to 16 months duration (March 2020 – June 2021) that enable people from all backgrounds, ages and abilities to be included and actively contribute to their local community.
Non-recurrent grant funding of nearly $2 million (exc. GST) is available under three streams:
Stream 1: Community-led social cohesion planning and action — up to $400,000 (exc. GST) per location for community-led projects in the priority locations of Toowoomba, Rockhampton and Townsville.
Stream 2: Pathways to economic inclusion — up to $120,000 (exc. GST) per project for projects that resource established social enterprises to engage vulnerable young people and family members in the community.
Stream 3: Engaging young people to become global citizens — up to $70,000 (exc. GST) per project for projects that assist people in positions of influence with young people to positively engage them on topics of diversity, inclusion and social cohesion.
For more information about these funding streams please see the Funding Information Papers below.
How to apply
Applications are made online through SmartyGrants. If you are new to SmartyGrants you will need to register before you can apply. Refer to the SmartyGrants – Help Guide for Applicants for information on registering and completing your application form.
If you are having technical problems with your SmartyGrants user account or accessing your application, please contact SmartyGrants. The SmartyGrants support desk hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Phone: (03) 9320 6888
Email: [email protected]
Applications have opened for Tranche 2 grants.
Stream 1 and Stream 3 will close at 2.00pm on Friday 28 February 2020.
For more information: https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/industry-partners/funding-grants/funding-available