Funding available

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

Thriving Cohesive Communities Grants - Tranche 2

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 under Tranche 2 of the Thriving Cohesive Communities Grants, 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 in Tranche 2.

A previous round of the Thriving Cohesive Communities Grants (Tranche 1) closed on 25 November 2019, and applications are currently being assessed.

STREAM

CLOSING DATE

Tranche 1

Stream 1

Youth connect – contribute – lead.

 

Closed

Stream 2

Locals speaking to locals.

Closed

Tranche 2

Stream 1

Community-led social cohesion planning and action in Toowoomba, Rockhampton & Townsville

28 February 2020

Stream 2

Pathways to economic inclusion (only established social enterprises are eligible to apply)

14 February 2020

Stream 3

Engaging young people to become global citizens

28 February 2020

 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: service@smartygrants.com.au

Details for each funding stream of Tranche 2 are provided below:

STREAM 2 - Pathways to economic inclusion

Up to $120,000 (exc. GST) per project is available for projects that resource established social enterprises to engage vulnerable young people and family members in the community. Closing date 14 February 2020.

For more information about this funding stream, your eligibility, and how to apply, please see the Funding Information Paper and additional information below.

It is strongly recommended that you read the submission information before starting your application.

 

Submission information

2.00 PM Friday 14 February 2020

Thriving Cohesive Communities Grants - Tranche 2

STREAM 1 - Community-led social cohesion planning and action

Up to $400,000 (exc. GST) per location is available for community-led projects in the priority locations of Toowoomba, Rockhampton and Townsville. Closing date 28 February 2020.

For more information about this funding stream, your eligibility, and how to apply, please see the Funding Information Paper and additional information below.

It is strongly recommended that you read the information before starting your application.

 

Submission information

2.00 PM Friday 28 February 2020

Thriving Cohesive Communities Grants - Tranche 2

STREAM 3 - Engaging young people to become global citizens

Up to $70,000 (exc. GST) per project is available for projects that assist people in positions of influence with young people to positively engage them on topics of diversity, inclusion and social cohesion. Closing date 28 February 2020.

For more information about this funding stream, your eligibility, and how to apply, please see the Funding Information Paper and additional information below.

It is strongly recommended that you read the submission information before starting your application.

Submission information

2.00 PM Friday 28 February 2020