Grants and awards
Brisbane City Council provides grants for community groups and non-profit organisations to improve services and facilities. Council also offers grants for creative workers and historians, and for projects that improve the environment and sustainability and school sports facilities. Support is available for Men's Sheds and seniors groups. Council also gives Australia Day Awards over a number of categories each year. Find out more, including grant terms and conditions and information about Council sponsorship.
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Australia Day Awards
Nominations are open for the 2020 Lord Mayor's Australia Day Awards. Nominate a deserving person or organisation by 4 November.
A number of grants are now open for community groups and non-profit organisations to develop and improve facilities and services in Brisbane.
Creative and history grants
Council offers a full range of creative and history grants, fellowships and awards.
Environment and sustainability grants
Funding is available for projects that improve our natural environment and sustainability.
Council provides financial assistance to schools for sports facility upgrades. Find out if your school is eligible.
Looking for extra support? Council offers sponsorship to organisations, events or businesses.
Lord Mayor's Community Fund
The Lord Mayor's Community Fund supports community projects that build stronger communities in Brisbane. Find out how you can apply.
Summary of programs
Read a summary of all available Council grant programs for groups, organisations and individuals.
Other grants and awards and supporting information
Council helps property owners with funding to deliver creative lighting outcomes for their buildings and assets as part of the City of LIghts Strategy 2017.
Council offers professional advice and financial assistance in the form of grants to owners of heritage-listed places. Apply now.
Council helps senior citizens groups to cover the cost of activities such as social outings and Christmas parties. Now open for applications.
Community groups receive funds to recognise contributions towards building stronger communities in Brisbane. Now open for applications.
View the journeys of two successful applicants to Council's grant programs.
The Lord Mayor's Australia Day Awards recognise those who have gone above and beyond to help improve the lives of others in the community. Nominations are now open for the 2020 awards.