Suburban Businesses Crime Prevention Grant
The Suburban Centre Crime Prevention Program provides funds to suburban businesses for projects or services that will help deter crime and improve community safety in their local suburb and community.
Brisbane City Council recognises that this suburban business crime prevention program will benefit all Brisbane residents and visitors, in particular by:
- implementing safety measures that will reduce opportunities for crime and improve the perception of safety in their suburb and surrounds
- improving safety through the application of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles
- educating local residents on personal safety and property security
- providing improved public spaces in business precincts for people to enjoy
- implementing effective graffiti prevention, removal and management strategies
- partnering with other stakeholders to resolve safety concerns in their community
Funding amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000.
A small business or consortium, small business Body Corporate or Chamber of Commerce is required to provide 50% of the project costs with Council providing the remaining 50%, up to a maximum of $10,000.
Applicants can be a registered small business or a consortium of small businesses, Chamber of Commerce or small business Body Corporate provided that the primary purpose of the grant application is to benefit community safety in the public realm. The project cannot be used for profit making purposes.
Applicants must not have any outstanding acquittals for any previous grants with Council.
Funding round dates
This grant is currently closed for applications. Submissions for the latest round closed at midnight on 25 March 2013.
Successful applicants from the round have been notified.
How to apply
Grant applications are submitted online. The online application system allows you to save, develop and print out applications before you choose to submit them.
Acquittal reports for successful applicants
If your application is successful, you will be required to complete an online acquittal form within 12 months of grant approval notification.
Grant recipients with overdue acquittal reports are not eligible to apply for grants.
Acquittals must be submitted online. If your application is successful, you will receive an email to advise you how to access the online acquittal form.
If you believe your business may have an outstanding report from a previous grant funded project, contact Council and ask to speak with the Grants Unit for advice.