Building Stronger Communities Grants 2017-18 grant recipients | Brisbane City Council

Building Stronger Communities Grants 2017-18 grant recipients

The following Building Stronger Communities Grants applicants were approved in the 2017-18 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 69 organisations received funding to a total value of $2,509,597.66.

Organisation Project Amount approved
Algester Branch Little Athletics Centre Inc. Undertake field maintenance at Col Bennett Park, Algester, to improve the quality and safety of the fields to support Algester Branch Little Athletics Centre Inc. $16,830
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society Replace the roof of an existing building to protect the trams stored at The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society,
Ferny Grove.
$45,000
Brisbane Visual Arts Community Inc. Install window awnings on the facility to provide waterproofing and upgrade the flooring to reduce noise and improve meeting conditions for Brisbane Visual Arts Community Inc., Tarragindi. $10,873.17
Cementco Bowls Club Inc. Replace existing insufficient air conditioning infrastructure to increase use of the facility and support Cementco Bowls Club Inc., Darra. $33,150
Ferny Grove Bowls, Sports and Community Club Inc. Replace and relocate two air conditioning units in the clubhouse to support bowls at Keperra Picnic Ground Park, Ferny Grove. $91,470
Graceville Croquet Club Inc. Replace the flooring and facilities in the kitchen, toilet and storage area of the clubhouse to improve safety and accessibility, and increase use of the facility at Graceville Memorial Park, Graceville. $98,065
Grange Bowls and Community Club Inc. Refurbish the internal area of the clubhouse to increase use of the facility and support bowls at Lanham Park, Grange. $63,000
Holland Park Hawks Football Club Inc. Upgrade the turf and top-dress the playing fields at Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill, to improve playing surfaces for Holland Park Hawks Football Club Inc. $88,934
The Lions Rugby Union Club Inc. Replace the ramp and stairs inside the facility to meet accessibility standards and replace the existing irrigation system to improve playing surfaces to support rugby at Illawong Reserve, Karana Downs. $35,903.28
Micah Projects Limited Refurbish the existing kitchen at Hope Street Café, West End, to support hospitality training activities for Brisbane's vulnerable residents. $46,806
New Farm United Junior Soccer Club Inc. Refurbish the clubhouse meeting room, office space, storage facilities and the canteen to increase use of the facility and support soccer at New Farm Park, New Farm. $39,862.50
Northern Suburbs Pony Club Inc. Upgrade and repair existing infrastructure, including jumps, soil banks and ponds, to support cross-country equestrian activities at Albany Creek Road Reserve, Bridgeman Downs. $16,500
Queensland Musical Theatre & Arts Inc Paint the exterior of the hut at Teneriffe Park, Newstead. $18,975
Red Hill Community Sports Club Inc. Upgrade the kitchen to meet commercial standards to increase use of the facility and support bowls at Gilbert Park, Red Hill. $67,900
St. Thomas's Riverview Kindergarten Inc. Resurface wood floors, replace bathroom fixtures and paint the interior of the facility to support the services provided by
St. Thomas's Riverview Kindergarten Inc., St Lucia.
$10,631
Sunnybank Community
Pre-School & Kindergarten Association Inc.
Replace the unsafe patio at Sunnybank Community Pre-School & Kindergarten Association Inc. to support childcare activities in Sunnybank. $23,711
Taringa Rovers Soccer Football Club Inc Replace water damaged electrical wiring, the main switchboard, the cold room and the carpet in the clubhouse to increase use of the facility and support soccer at Jack Speare Park, Indooroopilly. $90,196
Valley Hockey Club Inc. Upgrade the existing lighting on six fields to meet competition standards to support hockey at Shaw Park, Wavell Heights. $100,000
Western Districts Netball Association Incorporated Resurface five courts and pressure wash and spray all 20 netball courts to improve playing facilities at Faulkner Park, Graceville. $70,402.83
Wynnum District Lawn Tennis Assoc Inc. Replace the clubhouse roof and gutters in order to re-install existing solar infrastructure to support tennis at Kitchener Park, Wynnum. $16,635
Zillmere Eagles Australian Football Club Inc. Upgrade the field lighting to light-emitting diodes to meet Australian standards for playing night matches at O'Callaghan Park, Zillmere. $100,000
Acacia Ridge F.C. Inc. Install an automated irrigation system to support soccer at Mortimer Road Park, Acacia Ridge. $70,000
Aspley Rugby League Football Club Inc. Construct a roof over the existing grandstand and install additional seating to support rugby league at Harry Kirby Park, Aspley. $18,039.68
Bracken Ridge Swimming Club Inc. Upgrade the existing change facilities and install additional toilets to support swimming at Bracken Ridge Swimming Club Inc., Bracken Ridge. $23,315
Brisbane Metropolitan Touch Association Incorporated Upgrade the existing water storage tank and associated irrigation infrastructure to support touch football at Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill. $36,007.50
Everton Park Kindergarten Association Inc Replace the existing fencing and turf in the playground and upgrade the gardens to support childcare and early education services at Everton Park Kindergarten Association Inc, Everton Park. $27,912.61
Ferny Grove & Districts Junior Australian Football Club Inc. Upgrade the existing lighting to increase the use of the fields to support Australian rules football at Keperra Picnic Ground Park, Ferny Grove. $100,000
Holland Park Junior Cricket Club Inc Install three new cricket nets and a concrete slab next to the clubhouse to improve training facilities to support cricket at Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill. $100,000
Kedron Football Club Incorporated Replace existing boundary fence, install sideline interchange facilities, and construct concrete paving and spectator seating to support Australian rules football at Mercer Park, Kedron. $71,230.65
Lions Club of Brisbane Macgregor Inc. Construct a new shed to increase storage and working space for the community programs run at Lions Club of Brisbane Macgregor Inc. Upper Mount Gravatt. $39,761.25
Mt Gravatt Australian Football Club Inc. Pour a concrete slab to extend the existing building to incorporate additional female storage and change amenities to increase use of the facility at Dittmer Park, Upper Mount Gravatt, by female football teams. The project will also install a shade structure for spectator comfort. $97,350
Northern Suburbs Bowls Club Inc Upgrade the existing bowling green from natural grass to synthetic turf and install pathways to support bowls at
Northern Suburbs Bowls Club Inc, Wavell Heights.
$100,000
Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club Inc. Construct a new storage shed for machinery to replace existing shipping containers at Shaw Estate Park, Wavell Heights. $39,170
Northern Suburbs Hockey Club Incorporated Upgrade the lighting, safety netting and pathways on the practice pitch to support hockey at Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. $75,000
Northern Suburbs Rugby League Football Club Limited Install a stormwater harvesting pump and associated systems to provide additional field irrigation to support rugby league at Albert Bishop Park, Nundah. $32,723.25
Queensland Community Lawn Tennis Association Limited Upgrade the existing lighting on 12 courts to light-emitting diodes to support tennis at 123 Beverley Street, Morningside. $100,000
Sandgate & District Youth Tennis Association Inc. Resurface four tennis courts with synthetic grass to support tennis at Deagon Sportsground Park, Deagon. $72,715.50
Sunnybank Junior Rugby Club Inc. Install five permanent shade structures for medical and player use to support rugby at D.M. Henderson Park, MacGregor. $78,811.53
The Vietnamese Community in Australia (Queensland Chapter) Inc Construct a storage shed and purchase furniture to support activities at The Vietnamese Community in Australia (Queensland Chapter) Inc, Darra. $8,500
Windsor Bowls Club Inc Install solar panels to reduce operating costs and support bowls at Windsor Park, Windsor. $13,636
Wynnum Vikings Australian Football & Sporting Club Inc. Upgrade change rooms and toilets to support Australian rules football at Kianawah Road Park, Wynnum West. $100,000
Bardon Latrobe Football Club Inc. Engage professional services to develop a strategic plan to support soccer at Bowman Park, Bardon. $7,500
Brisbane Gun Club Engage professional services to develop an instructional safety video to support safe practices by members, visitors and volunteers at Brisbane Gun Club, Belmont. $6,500
Brisbane Netball Association Inc. Develop a facility development and maintenance plan to support the future growth of netball at Brisbane Netball Association Inc., Chermside. $7,500
Brothers Rugby Club Inc. Engage professional services to develop a long-term facility plan to support the future growth of rugby at Brothers Rugby Club Inc., Albion. $7,500
Centenary Community Connections Group Inc. Develop a five-year strategic plan to increase membership, volunteer recruitment and provide training at Centenary Community Connections Group Inc., Mount Ommaney. $7,500
The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane - Parish Grants (auspice for Regina Caeli Catholic Church) Develop a strategic plan for the future use of the existing hall facility and its surrounding green space at 81 Waverley Road, Camp Hill. $6,000
Darra Oxley Pony Club Inc. Provide coaching for employees to increase their capacity to offer quality, reliable and regular equestrian instruction, to support Darra Oxley Pony Club Inc., Richlands. $6,105
Everton Park Bowls and Community Club Inc. Develop a disability access plan to address facility access issues to support the growth of bowls at Fallon Park, Everton Park. $6,200
Fig Tree Pocket Equestrian Club Inc. Engage professional services to develop a strategic plan to support equestrian activities at Mactier Street Park, Fig Tree Pocket. $7,500
HELP Enterprises Limited Provide targeted customer engagement and marketing training to management and client-facing staff to develop skills in delivering customer-focused outcomes and achieving community engagement to support HELP Enterprises Limited, Eagle Farm. $7,500
Hepatitis Queensland Inc. Provide project management training to staff to increase organisational capabilities and successfully implement projects across Brisbane to support Hepatitis Queensland Inc. $7,500
Kenmore District Junior Australian Football Club Inc. Engage professional services to develop a strategic plan for future activities and facilities to support the growth of Australian rules football at Cubberla Creek Reserve, Chapel Hill. $7,500
The Lodge Youth Support Service Inc. Develop a five-year strategic plan to improve and develop the services provided by The Lodge Youth Support Service Inc., Northgate. $3,850
Mt Gravatt Australian Football Club Inc. Engage professional services to develop a strategic and operational plan to improve organisational capability and enable future growth of Australian rules football at Dittmer Park, Upper Mount Gravatt. $7,000
North Brisbane Weightlifting Association Inc. Develop a three to five-year strategic and marketing plan to improve programs, provide education and retain membership to support North Brisbane Weightlifting Association Inc., Zillmere. $7,500
Northern Suburbs Pony Club Inc. Develop a 10-year master plan to support the future development and growth of equestrian activities at Northern Suburbs Pony Club Inc., Bridgeman Downs. $7,500
Queensland Camera Group Inc. Engage professional services to develop a marketing plan to increase membership and support for Queensland Camera Group Inc., Bardon. $7,500
Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association Engage professional services to develop a disability action plan for all Police Citizens Youth Clubs across Brisbane, to improve the delivery of services to people with disability. $7,200
Sandgate & District Youth Tennis Association Inc. Develop a strategic plan to guide future projects and support the future growth of Sandgate & District Youth Tennis Association Inc., Deagon. $7,500
Sandgate Kids Early Education Incorporated Develop a strategic and business plan to improve organisational capacity and support the future growth of Sandgate Kids Early Education Incorporated, Sandgate. $7,500
Sculptors Queensland Inc. Engage professional services to upgrade the organisation's existing website as the software is outdated and presents accessibility, management and security challenges for Sculptors Queensland Inc., Bowen Hills. $7,500
Southern Suburbs Rugby League Football Club (Brisbane) Limited Engage professional services to review existing facilities and develop a master plan to support future development at
Davies Park, West End.
$7,500
Souths Rugby Union Club Incorporated Develop a master plan to provide a systematic approach to facility improvements and upgrades at Yeronga Memorial Park, Yeronga. $7,500
Spinal Home Help Incorporated Engage professional services to develop a strategic and business plan to inform the operational requirements of Spinal Home Help Incorporated, Moorooka. $4,400
Street2Work Foundation Limited Provide governance training to support the future sustainability of Street2Work Foundation Limited, Ashgrove. $3,190.91
Sunnybank Saints Soccer Club Inc. Engage professional services to develop a strategic and operational plan as well as review existing policies and procedures to support Sunnybank Saints Soccer Club Inc., Sunnybank. $7,100
Toombul Bowls Club Inc. Develop a five-year business plan to lead the development and direction of Toombul Bowls Club Inc., Northgate. $7,500
West Toowong Bowls and Sporting Club Inc Engage professional services to develop a marketing and engagement plan to increase membership and use of the facility at West Toowong Bowls and Sporting Club Inc, Toowong. $7,284
Windsor and Districts Historical Society Inc Engage professional services to develop a marketing and engagement strategy to increase membership and conduct staff training to support historical activities at Windsor and Districts Historical Society Inc, Windsor. $7,500
Wolston Park Centenary Cricket Club Inc Engage professional services to develop a strategic plan to ensure future growth in membership, volunteers and financial stability to support cricket at Wolston Park Centenary Cricket Club Inc, Wacol. $7,500
The Women's Legal Service Inc. Develop and implement a media and communications plan to raise public awareness about the services provided by
The Women's Legal Service Inc., Annerley, to support future sustainability.
$7,500
Wynnum District Lawn Tennis Assoc Inc Develop a five-year strategic and facilities master plan to define goals, key direction and strategies to support the future growth of tennis for Wynnum District Lawn Tennis Assoc Inc Wynnum. $5,750
05 April 2018