Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors

Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program

Over 3 years from 2017-18, $1 million per annum is available through open funding rounds to seed fund community projects involving partnerships between local government, community and other organisations to co-develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly projects. Successful applications will receive one-off grant funding between $25,000 and $100,000.

Each year, the grants program will focus on two or three different age-friendly domains (PDF, 534 KB) age-friendly domains (RTF, 269 KB).

Successful applicants 2018-19

Civic participation and employment, community support and health services, and respect and social inclusion were the focus of this year’s grants. Funding outcomes for the 2018-19 grants program were announced by the Honourable Coralee O'Rourke MP, Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors in August 2018. Funding of $999,955 has been allocated to 17 organisations to deliver a range of projects (PDF, 460 KB) range of projects (DOCX, 14 KB)across Queensland in 2018-19. These projects will help support seniors through the development of an age-friendly Queensland.

Successful applicants 2017-18

Transport, housing and outdoor spaces and buildings were the focus of last year's grants. Twelve organisations were funded to deliver a range of projects (PDF, 235 KB) range of projects (DOCX, 14 KB)across Queensland in 2017-18.


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