Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors

Funding available

The department is currently inviting applications for the following funding programs
Funding initiativeClosing dateSubmission information

Disability Community Events Grants 2019

Applications are invited for one-off funding up to $5,000, to support events and activities to mark Disability Action Week (15-22 September 2019) or International Day of People with Disability (3 December 2019).

In 2019, Disability Community Events Grants aim to support the aims of the Queensland Government’s All Abilities Queensland: opportunities for all, and celebrate the achievements and aspirations of people with disability in their community.

How to apply

Applications must be made online through SmartyGrants.

Please read the Disability Community Events Grants 2019– Funding Information Paper for details about eligibility and selection criteria.

Applications close at 12.00 noon, Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Monday 29 July 2019.

For more information


12.00 pm Monday 29 July 2019

Information paper (PDF, 127 KB) Information paper (DOCX, 88 KB)

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Category C – FNQ and NQ monsoon trough flexible funding grants – round one

An initiative jointly funded under the Commonwealth/State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements

The FNQ and NQ Monsoon Trough Flexible Funding Grant is now available to provide flexible grants to Queensland-based non-government organisations, research bodies, industry groups and peak bodies, community groups, Local Governments, in the 39 declared disaster affected local government areas.

This funding will assist in implementing projects aimed at driving recovery and building awareness 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.

Round 1 valued at approximately $4.5M will be released on 1 July 2019.

  • Small Grants: (Min. $2,500 up to $50,000)
  • Large Grants: (Min. $50,001 up to $150,000)

For more information


2.00 pm Monday 5 August 2019

Information paper (PDF, 645 KB) Information paper (DOCX, 226 KB)

Factsheet (PDF, 458 KB) Factsheet (DOCX, 217 KB)