Building Stronger Communities Grants 2018-19 grant recipients

The following Building Stronger Communities Grants applicants were approved in the 2018-19 grant round.

Successful grant recipients receive funding to deliver projects that develop or improve their facilities, or improve their governance and long term organisational sustainability.

A total of 83 organisations received funding to a total value of $2,499,757.36.

2017-18 Building Stronger Communities Grants recipients
OrganisationProjectAmount approved
Bellbowrie Sports and Recreation Club Inc.Engage professional services to facilitate the development of a facility master plan to inform future development projects/Bellbowrie Sports and Recreation Club Inc. at Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie.$7500
Brisbane City Football Club LtdConvert an existing unused bowling green into fields to accommodate junior football training at Brisbane City Football Club Ltd, Ashgrove.$100,000
Brisbane Community Arts Centre Ltd.Refurbish the existing kitchen and bathroom facilities, paint the interior, upgrade the interior lights and fans, and install new outdoor signage and a shade structure to support activities at Brisbane Community Arts Centre Ltd, trading as Metro Arts, Norman Park.$53,404
Brisbane Hockey Association Inc (auspice for Brisbane Men's Masters Hockey)Develop a strategic and operational plan to improve organisational capability and support the future growth of Brisbane Men's Masters Hockey.$4400
Brisbane Institute of Art IncorporatedInstall solar panels and upgrade interior lighting to reduce facility running costs and improve lighting quality and user experience at Brisbane Institute of Art Incorporated, Windsor.$35,442
Brookfield Horse & Pony Club Inc.Refurbish toilets to improve accessibility and use by Brookfield Horse & Pony Club Inc., Brookfield.$63,800
Brothers Rugby Club Inc.Continue to develop the existing master plan to include concept designs and development of proposed built forms to support the future growth of rugby union and a modified rugby program at Brothers Rugby Club Inc., Albion.$7500
Burnie Brae LtdPaint the exterior and interior of the main building to improve the quality and appearance, increase usage demand and financial sustainability, and to protect the facility at Burnie Brae Park, Chermside.$97,500
Camp Hill Carina Welfare AssociationUpgrade training room facilities in the clubhouse and install exterior drainage and spectator seating to increase use of the cricket and athletics facilities at Camp Hill Carina Welfare Association, Carina.$100,000
Centenary Branch Little Athletics Centre Inc.Extend the existing equipment shed to gain more room to safely store sporting equipment for current and future needs of junior athletes at Centenary Branch Little Athletics Inc., Jindalee.$11,215.60
Centenary Dolphins Swim Club Inc.Develop a three to five-year strategic and operational plan to improve organisational capability and enable future growth to support the Centenary Dolphins Swim Club Inc., Jindalee.$7805.60
Centenary Stormers F.C Inc.Develop a facility master plan to support the future growth of soccer and baseball at Atthows Park, Darra.$7500
Chelmer-Graceville Kindergarten Inc.Develop a document management system and intranet to improve compliance and governance, service management and enhance performance and operational planning to Chelmer-Graceville Kindergarten Inc., Graceville.$7240
Community Plus Queensland Incorporated (auspice for Community Impact Collaborative)Develop a governance structure and systems to better position the organisation to deliver partnership community services and responses to complex place-based issues and needs across Brisbane.$6818.18
Coorparoo Junior Australian Football Club Inc.Upgrade player amenities on the main oval to address safety issues and meet the required amenities standards to enable North East Australian Football League fixtures and senior matches at the facility. The project will enable the hosting of more matches, increasing participation and income for Coorparoo Juniors Australian Football Club Inc., Coorparoo.$106,700
Creative Glass Guild of Queensland IncorporatedReplace the roof and gutters and install awnings to reduce heat and support glass workshops at Gilbert Park, Red Hill.$24,324.30
Everton Park Bowls and Community Club Inc.Construct a roof over the existing bowling green to support lawn bowls at Everton Park Bowls and Community Club Inc., Everton Park.$100,000
G.P.S Rowing Club LimitedImplement the recently revised strategic plan, particularly a governance framework to ensure the organisation meets the needs of current members and is adaptable to future change to continue to deliver high-quality sport and recreation activities in West End.$7500
Gaythorne Bowls, Sport and Community Club Inc.Develop a strategic plan to enhance the facility, guide future growth, support user groups and maintain and enhance the financial position of Gaythorne Bowls, Sports and Community Club Inc., Gaythorne.$7500
Gingercloud Foundation LimitedDevelop an operational and capability action plan and implement a project management structure that will improve the organisational efficiency and capability to support young people with disability (learning and perceptual, including autism) and their families to play rugby and engage with the community in Virginia.$7500
GPS Rugby Club Inc.Upgrade field three lighting to Australian Standards for competition to support field utilisation for rugby union and cricket at Ashgrove Sportsground Park, Ashgrove.$75,015
Holland Park Kindergarten Association IncorporatedInstall a large bioswale drain to improve drainage and increase safety by reducing erosion of soft-fall material. The project also includes improving the accessibility of the playground by installing sensory paths, sandstone retaining edging and stepping stones at Holland Park Kindergarten Association Incorporated, Holland Park.$12,848
Holland Park Sports and Community Club Inc.Repaint interior and exterior of the clubhouse at C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park, to protect the asset, improve look and feel of the site, and to drive increased user demand, sustainability and viability of the Holland Park Sports and Community Club Inc., Holland Park.$93,116
Inala Community HouseRenovate the hall, including replacing the existing aged wood flooring, removing the existing stage to increase usable space, creating secure storage cupboards for long-term users and replacing the existing louvre windows to improve the quality of the facility and support community functions and events in Inala.$93,750
Indooroopilly State School P&C AssociationUpgrade courts and lighting to support tennis at Indooroopilly State School, Indooroopilly.$40,413
Kedron Football Club IncorporatedDevelop a strategic plan to achieve income diversification, partner engagement, an increase in participation and improve the quality of the facilities at Kedron Football Club Incorporated, Kedron.$7500
Kenmore District Junior Australian Football Club Inc.Install two field nets behind the goal posts to improve safety and reduce loss of equipment at Kenmore District Junior Australian Football Club Inc., Chapel Hill.$18,508.60
Kurbingui Sporting Association Inc.Develop a strategic plan to improve the services provided by Kurbingui Sporting Association Inc, Bracken Ridge.$6930
Latin American Community of Australia (Qld) Inc.Develop a strategic plan to build the organisation's capacity, undertake governance training and obtain professional support to review the constitution and develop internal organisational processes. The project will deliver formal policies and procedures, risk management activities and a marketing and engagement plan to increase membership and participation at Latin American Community of Australia (Qld) Inc, West End.$5500
Lutwyche-Windsor Kindergarten and Preschool Association IncorporatedRefurbish the children's toilet with modern, hygienic and accessible facilities to provide all children, including those with physical or sensory conditions, comfortable access to the toilets at Lutwyche-Windsor Kindergarten and Preschool Association Incorporated, Lutwyche.$37,357
Marchant Park Kindergarten Association Inc.Upgrade children's bathrooms to be more accessible and private, and provide required additional storage space at Marchant Park Kindergarten Association Inc., Geebung.$4162
Marchant Park Kindergarten Association Inc.Develop a strategic plan for short and longer-term business strategies, including time frames, urgency and accountabilities to assist with refining focus for fundraising and larger grant projects. The project aims to develop structure and continuity for future management committees of Marchant Park Kindergarten Association Inc., Geebung.$7500
Merindah Management Pty LtdRepair the deteriorated decking boards on the veranda, undertake weatherproofing roof works and replace the damaged pergola over the pool area to support the services provided at Merindah Study Centre, Bowen Hills.$10,444
Moggill Cricket Club Inc.Engage professional services to facilitate the development of a facility master plan to inform future development projects for Moggill Cricket Club Inc. at booker Place Park, Bellbowrie.$8250
Moggill Football Club Inc.Engage professional services to facilitate the development of a facility master plan to inform future development projects for Moggill Football Club Inc. at Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie.$7500
National Servicemen's Association of Australia (Queensland) Inc.Paint the exterior of the building and install security grilles to improve facility quality and safety at Eric Sivell Park, Coorparoo.$12,550
Newmarket Soccer Football Club Inc.Develop a strategic plan to assist the new management committee in developing its governance and management expertise. Develop strategic and operational plans for the next five years to grow football participation and support Newmarket Soccer Football Club Inc., Newmarket.$7500
Norman Creek Catchment Co-ordinating Committee (N4C) Inc.Repaint the exterior of the upper floor and one exterior wall of the lower floor of the main building to protect the asset and provide a positive impression for neighbours, visitors and users at Norman Creek Catchment Co-Ordinating Committee (N4C) Inc., Greenslopes.$2900
North Brisbane FC Inc.Upgrade the playing surface and install perimeter fencing to increase field usage at Prentice Park, Lutwyche.$110,000
North Star Football Association Inc.Upgrade field lighting to cater for the anticipated membership growth by providing additional training and fixture space at night. The project will enable the fixtures to be rotated around the fields to assist in maintaining higher quality fields and improving player safety at O'Callaghan Park, Zillmere.$93,750
Nundah Community Support Group Inc.Develop a marketing and engagement plan to rename and rebrand the organisation with a focus on creating an identity that aligns with the key aims and objectives to connect with clients, the community and other key stakeholders. The plan aims to promote the services of Nundah Community Support Group Inc., Nundah.$6800
Pacific Islands Council of Qld Inc.Develop an improved governance structure and approach to managing Pasifika House as the community hub for Pacific Islander communities in Runcorn. The project includes the development of a governance structure, strategic plan, documented policies and procedures and governance training.$8250
People Power Services LtdDevelop an operational health and safety manual to be compliant with workplace health and safety requirements and enable the organisation to be successful in tendering processes. The project will support employment opportunities for people with migrant and refugee backgrounds in Durack.$7500
Picabeen Community Association Inc.Develop a detailed concept plan for the potential redevelopment and expansion of the facilities to enhance operational capacity and capability to improve community participation, membership and access to services at Picabeen Community Association Inc., Mitchelton.$6500
Queensland Cruising Yacht Club Inc.Refurbish function room, replace wall cladding, timber trim and roof guttering and complete external painting to increase the use of the facility and support sailing at Queensland Cruising Yacht Club Inc., Shorncliffe.$47,787
Queensland Cruising Yacht Club Inc.Upgrade the existing website as the software is outdated and presents accessibility, management, financial and security challenges for the Queensland Cruising Yacht Club Inc., Shorncliffe.$5100
Queensland Ornithological Society IncorporatedInstall air conditioning to enable comfortable use of the building year-round. The project will increase the amenity of the building and support working groups and courses held by Birds Queensland, Birdlife Southern Queensland and other users of The Bower building, Dutton Park.$3531
Returned & Services League of Australia (Queensland Branch) Sherwood Indooroopilly Sub Branch Inc.Replace carpet in the hall and office to support multiple Returned & Services League of Australia (Queensland Branch) Sherwood Indooroopilly Sub Branch Inc. activities in Sherwood.$4747.50
Royal Queensland Art Society (Brisbane Branch) Inc.Replace existing air conditioning to reduce costs and increase participation at Royal Queensland Art Society (Brisbane Branch) Inc., Petrie Terrace.$23,112
Sandgate Kids Early Education IncorporatedRedevelop the existing website to provide a user-friendly platform to improve communication and efficiencies with existing members and effectively attract, engage and respond to potential new members in the community. The website will support the growing needs of Sandgate Kids Early Education Incorporated, Sandgate.$7500
Sherwood Football Club LimitedReplace the clubhouse roof to support Australian rules football at Sherwood Football Club Limited, Chelmer.$75,000
Sherwood Neighbourhood CentreAnalyse the current and projected needs of the community to inform the future strategic direction of the organisation with a specific focus on the development of programs and activities at Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre Inc., Sherwood.$6300
South Bank Baptist Church (auspice for The Mustard Seed)Refurbish a currently unused room, including removing unsafe electrical work, installing air conditioning, safe lighting and power points, repairing the floating ceiling, resurfacing the floors and painting the walls. The refurbishment will provide an open-plan, multipurpose space to enable additional community activities and hiring of the space to support The Mustard Seed, Woolloongabba.$11,173
South Brisbane Sailing Club Inc.Paint the interior and exterior of the clubhouse to protect the facility and revitalise the appearance, and install air conditioning to improve user experience at South Brisbane Sailing Club Inc, West End.$34,375
Souths Junior Cricket Club Inc.Develop a new full-sized junior cricket field to increase availability of fields for junior club cricket in Brisbane’s southern suburbs and to support junior cricket at Hyde Road Park, Yeronga.$110,000
Souths Rugby Union Club IncorporatedInstallation of an automated irrigation system that will deliver a safer training venue, enhance player welfare and improve ground quality, to sustain and grow participation at Southern Districts Rugby Union Football Club Inc, Yeronga.$20,844.45
St Lucia Bowling Club Inc.Replace sections of the clubhouse roof and guttering to support lawn bowls at St Lucia Bowling Club Inc., St Lucia.$21,225
Sunnybank Senior Rugby Club Inc.Upgrade lighting on fields one (200 lux), two and three (100 lux) to support rugby at D.M. Henderson Park, Macgregor.$100,000
Tangaloooma Ecomarines Foundation LtdDevelop a three-year strategic plan to provide clear goals to achieve a stronger, more sustainable and better managed organisation. The project also includes the development of annual operational plans to inspire a community of environmental heroes in Brisbane.$6000
Taylor Range Country Club LimitedReplace hall roof and pool solar heating system to support hall functions and pool activities at Taylor Range Country Club Limited, Ashgrove.$76,492.12
Te Waka Taniwha Dragon Boat Club Inc.Update the constitution and by-laws to reflect current operations, organisational structure and governance at Te Waka Taniwha Dragon Boat Club Inc., Albion.$8250
The Cook Islands Council of Queensland Inc.Develop a strategic plan and conduct governance training to support Cook Islands Council of Queensland Inc, Runcorn.$7500
The Corporation of the Synod of the Diocese of BrisbaneResurface the tennis court to support tennis at St Mark's Anglican Church, Clayfield.$17,915.25
The Gap Football Club IncorporatedUndertake field maintenance to improve the quality and safety of the fields at Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap.$18,000
The Lions Club of Brisbane Moorooka Inc.Replace windows and flooring to support multiple activities at The Lions Club of Brisbane Moorooka Inc. Moorooka$13,407.90
The Queensland Sporting Club IncorporatedDevelop a governance framework to continuously build organisational development and competence, and improve the quality and flexibility of the facilities for future lifestyle and leisure service development in Bulimba.$6800
The Scout Association of Australia Queensland Branch Inc. (auspice for Kedron Scout Group)Replace existing guttering and install new drainage on the scout den to support the Kedron Scout Group, Kedron.$5075
The Scout Association of Australia Queensland Branch Inc. (auspice for Kedron Scout Group) Develop a strategic business and facility development plan to assist with forward planning, identifying facility infrastructure, equipment and volunteers to address increasing youth numbers at Kedron Scout Group, Kedron.$6818.18
The Scout Association of Australia Queensland Branch Inc. (auspice for Kurilpa Scout Group)Undertake staff training to enhance communication skills and build behaviour management strategies. The project aims to improve confidence in working together and leading and mentoring young people to create a child safe and friendly environment to support scouts at Kurilpa.$1500
The Scout Association of Australia Queensland branch Inc. (auspice for The Gap Scout Group)Replace the den roof and install a new awning to support The Gap Scout Group at Paten Park, The Gap$12,108.68
The Tigers Australian Football Club (Mayne) Inc.Upgrade the lighting on the main oval to enable the playing of night games and subsequent revenue to support Australian rules football and cricket at Enoggera Memorial Park, Enoggera.$110,000
The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (Qld) (auspice for St marks Uniting Church Mt Gravatt)Upgrade the existing tennis court to support multi-sport activities at Mount Gravatt East.$17,638
The University of Queensland Cricket Club Inc.Develop a five-year strategic plan for future activities and facilities to support the growth and services at The University of Queensland Cricket Club Inc., St Lucia.$7500
The Young Men's Christian Association of BrisbaneReplace the roof, gutters and down pipes on the facility to support soccer at Perry Park, Bowen Hills.$67,452
Theatre Organ Society of Australia (Queensland Division) Inc.Develop and implement a marketing strategy that will help the Theatre Organ Society Australia (Queensland Division) Inc. grow its membership base and improve its finances and long-term organisational sustainability.$8250
Toowong Football Club Inc.Improve the clubhouse by enclosing the canteen area to provide a covered eating area, making the canteen more attractive and increasing revenue for the club. The project includes installing seating areas for participants and spectators and providing better access through the facility to support Toowong Football Club Inc., Auchenflower.$88,270
Upper Mt Gravatt Kindergarten Association Inc.Install solar panels and paint the interior of the facility with a two-toned (grey/white) colour scheme and high contrast door frames to assist people with vision impairments at Upper Mt Gravatt Kindergarten Association Inc., Mt Gravatt.$24,642
UQFC Inc.Undertake an organisational review to support ongoing management and future planning for UQFC Inc., Kenmore$7500
Virginia United Football Club Inc.Complete field rehabilitation and maintenance work to support soccer at Virginia United Football Club Inc., Nundah.$39,000
Western Districts Baseball Club Incorporated Develop a facility master plan to support the future growth of baseball and soccer at Atthows Park, Darra$7500
Western Suburbs District Cricket Club Inc.Develop a facility master plan to review existing facilities and support future development at Graceville memorial Park, Graceville.$7500
Windsor Bowls Club Inc.Develop a strategic plan to ensure long-term organisational viability to attract more patrons from both the bowling and the broader community, address operational issues and provide more contemporary facilities at Windsor Bowls Club Inc., Windsor$7500
Zone 4, Eastern Districts Junior Cricket Association Inc.Update the constitution to reflect current operations, organisational structure and governance to support cricket at Zone 4, Eastern Districts Junior Cricket Association Inc., Camp Hill$8250

 

Last updated:7 May 2019