Grants and awards
Brisbane City Council provides grants for community groups and non-profit organisations, as well as grants for art and history, environment and sustainability, schools, crime prevention, Men's Sheds and seniors. Council also gives Australia Day Awards over a number of categories each year. Find out more about our programs, including grant terms and conditions and Council sponsorship.
Find out which unsung heroes and special people in our community were recognised at the 2017 Australia Day Awards.
Learn which 2016-17 projects were approved under the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants Program.
The Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund supports community projects. Applications are currently open.
Read a summary of all available Brisbane City Council grant programs available to groups, organisations and individuals.
Council provides funding to help local non-profit community groups to develop and improve facilities and services in Brisbane.
Learn about the range of art and history grants, fellowships and awards on offer by Council.
Funding is available for projects that improve Brisbane's natural environment and sustainability.
Council provides financial assistance to schools for sports facility upgrades. Find out if your school is eligible.
Find what you need
The Lord Mayor's Australia Day Awards recognise the people in our community who have gone above and beyond to help improve the lives of others.
Read about some of Council's previous grants recipients and learn valuable tips to help you apply for a grant.
Council offers professional advice and financial assistance in the form of grants to owners of heritage-listed places.
Find out how your community groups can receive funds to recognise contributions towards building stronger communities in Brisbane.
This grant helps senior citizens groups to cover the cost of activities such as social outings and Christmas parties.
Register your interest
If you would like to be notified about opening dates of the next grant rounds, you can register your contact details online with My Community Directory. Click on the 'register' button on their website and follow the prompts. Council will access this data to email community organisations when appropriate grant programs open for application.