Category C – CQ bushfires flexible funding grants round two

From 2019 to 2021 a total of $6 million (GST inclusive) has been made available through two open funding rounds to provide flexible grants to non-government organisations, community groups and Local Governments to implement projects aimed at driving recovery, building awareness and resilience within the disaster affected Local Government areas of Banana, Bundaberg, Central Highlands, Gladstone, Isaac, Livingstone, Mackay, and Rockhampton to:

  • reduce future risks and minimise community dependence on government assistance
  • enhance self-efficacy and community-efficacy
  • minimise negative impacts and embrace opportunities
  • promote connectedness, encourage support networks and social inclusion
  • support and promote opportunities for sustainable economic recovery
  • support business and service provider continuity
  • promote preparedness and resilience to future disasters.

The second funding round is currently open. Applications are invited from eligible organisations to fund projects between $2,500 and $150,000 (excluding GST).

Find out more about the grants and how to apply.

These funds are provided under the jointly funded Commonwealth/State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements – Category C: Community Recovery Fund.