Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program

Over 3 years from 2017-18, $1 million per annum was 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 received one-off grant funding between $25,000 and $100,000.

Each year the grants program focused on different age-friendly domains (PDF, 534 KB) age-friendly domains (RTF, 269 KB).

Successful applicants 2019-20

Social participation and communication and information were the focus of the 2019-20 grants program.

Funding outcomes for the 2019-20 grants program were announced by the former Honourable Coralee O’Rourke MP, Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors in September 2019.

Funding was allocated to 18 organisations to deliver a range of projects (PDF, 370 KB) range of projects (DOCX, 17 KB) across Queensland in 2019-20. These projects will help support seniors though the development of an age-friendly Queensland.

Successful applicants 2018-19

Civic participation and employment, community support and health services, and respect and social inclusion were the focus of the 2018-19 grants program.

Seventeen organisations were funded to deliver a range of projects (PDF, 460 KB) range of projects (DOCX, 14 KB)across Queensland in 2018-19.

Successful applicants 2017-18

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