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Community Grants

The aim of the Central Highlands Regional Council’s Community Grants Program is to provide assistance to local community group/organisations making positive contributions to the quality of life in the local government area.

  • Categories

    Applications can be submitted in the following categories to the maximum indicated:

    • Community assistance – up to $5000
    • Sport and recreation assistance – up to $5000
  • Upcoming rounds

    Grants are offered twice a year.

    Round Opening Date Closing Date Applicants notified of grant outcomes Timeframes for completed acquittal if successful
    1 Mid-January 5.00 pm, 28 February End of March Six months
    2 Mid-July 5.00 pm, 31 August End of September Six months
  • How to Apply

    IMPORTANT: Please read the guidelines & the form before filling out.

    Council staff involved in the administration of the Community Grants Program are available to provide general guidance to assist with the preparation of your application. Please contact the Customer Service Centre on 1300 242 686.

    Hardy copy Community Grant Program application forms can be obtained from council’s Customer Service and Rural Transaction Centres and libraries or by downloading the PDFs below.

    Alternatively you can fill in the forms online via these links:

    Please note: You CANNOT save and continue online forms, so ensure you have all required documentation BEFORE you start.

Community Grants Round 2 2016 - Successful applications

OrganisationProjectGrant $
Arcadia Valley Recreation Associationnew footpath from hall to amenities5000
Bauhinia Hack and Pony ClubBauhinia Kids Have a Go project5000
Blackwater Clay Target ClubEquipment for major carnivals4913.50
Blackwater PCYCBasketball hall refurbishment5500
Blackwater Pony ClubNew ablution block electrical3890
Borilla Community KindergartenAccess 4 all program5500
Capella Golf ClubKitchen improvements2843
Capella Pioneer VillageCQ cinematic, photographic and communications exhibit5500
Central Family SupportFirst aid training for people with a disability1320
CH BMX ClubRegistration hut renovation4730
CH Feather ClubRenewal of poultry cages5000
CH Triathlon ClubEmerald parkrun5000
Emerald Amateur Swimming ClubSun protection tents and trailer4769.30
Emerald Car ClubImprovements to showground facilities5000
Emerald Junior GolfEquipment5500
Emerald Show SocietyUpgrade poultry shed1870
Qld Country Women's Association BlackwaterUpgrade kitchen3067
Qld Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association and Emerald PCYCEnergy Efficient Air5500
Springsure Show SocietyUpgrade show pavillion4100


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