Grants and awards | Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council provides grants for community groups and non-profit organisations. Grants include creative workers, history, environment and sustainability, schools, 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.

Many community grants are now open. Check if your community group, school or not-for-profit organisation is eligible.

Our full range of creative and history grants, fellowships and awards are now open for application. Find out more and apply.

Grants are now open for projects that improve Brisbane's natural environment and sustainability.

Read a summary of all available Brisbane City Council grant programs available to groups, organisations and individuals.

The Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund supports community projects. Now open for applications.

Council provides financial assistance to schools for sports facility upgrades. Find out if your school is eligible.


A successful applicant talks about how a Council grant benefited his sporting club.


Learn which 2017-18 projects were approved under the School Sport and Recreation Facility Upgrade Program.

Find what you need

2019 Australia Day Awards

Nominate now to recognise a person or organisation who has gone above and beyond to help improve the lives of others in your community. 

Grants recipient profiles

Read about some of Council's previous grants recipients and learn valuable tips to help you apply for a grant.

Heritage Incentives Scheme

Council offers professional advice and financial assistance in the form of grants to owners of heritage-listed places. Apply now.

Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative

Community groups receive funds to recognise contributions towards building stronger communities in Brisbane. Now open for applications.

Seniors Celebration Donation

Council helps senior citizens groups to cover the cost of activities such as social outings and Christmas parties.

Grants applicant video

View the journey of a successful applicant to one of Council's grant programs.


Register your interest

For notification about opening dates of the next grant rounds, you can register your contact details online with My Community Directory. Select 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.

Register now


10 December 2018