Applying for Community Sponsorship, Grants, Donations and in-kind Support
Council provides limited financial assistance to support community organisations and individuals making a positive contribution to the development of the Cassowary Coast region’s environmental, social and cultural values, economic, sport, recreation and lifestyle.
Financial assistance can be through sponsorship, grants, donations and in-kind support to individuals and not-for-profit community organisations. This intends to enhance livability through the breadth and quality of community events, services, programs and facilities in the region consistent with the Council’s adopted Annual Budget and strategic priorities that are identified in its Corporate Plan and Operational Plan for any given year.
Community Event Sponsorship
Community Services Sponsorship
Community Assistance Scheme Annual Grants
Cassowary Coast Community Christmas Appeal
Letters of Support
For more information please refer to the Community Grant Guideline:
Annual Grant Applications 2020-21 Financial Year
Community Assistance Scheme Annual Grant Round 2020 – 2021
CLOSING: FRIDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2021
For projects not commencing before Monday 29 March 2021.
All applications are assessed on their merit against Council's Community Grants Policy and guidelines, as well as selection criteria set out in the policy and Guidelines. The Annual Grants Program funding provides funding up to 65% of project costs. You will be required to contribute either cash, in-kind support or both.
For the best opportunity to secure funding please discuss your project first with Council's Community Development Officer, Kath Hansen on the phone 4030 2255, or via email: email@example.com. Please see the Community Grants Guidelines and Assessment Criteria below for more details
- Organisations applying for funding under the Community Assistance Scheme Annual Grants must comply with Council's policy. All completed applications must be submitted by hard copy or email to:
- Cassowary Coast Regional Council, PO Box 887, INNISFAIL Q 4860 Or
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Council holds one round of community grants for community groups each year, with funding approvals capped at $3,000.
Information Privacy and Right to Information
Applicants must consent to the information contained within applications being disclosed to or by Cassowary Coast Regional Council for the purpose of assessing, administering, monitoring and evaluation. Council may contact other funding agencies to verify grants requested from other funding agencies in support of projects. Your personal information is handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 and will be accessed by persons who have been authorised to do so. Your information will not be given to any other person or agency unless you have given Council permission or the disclosure is required by law.
For transparency, all successful applicant payments will be viewable on this website.
- Community Grant Policy
- Community Grant Policy Guidelines
- Community Assistance Scheme Youth Financial Assistance Application Form 2020/2021
- Community Assistance Scheme Annual Grant Application Form 2020/2021
- Community Assistance Scheme Assessment Criteria
- Letter of Support (for funding) Request Form