Community Support Funding Program

""The Community Support Funding Program offers financial assistance to:

  • community groups facing financial hardships
  • providers of affordable housing in Brisbane.

Successful community groups and service providers are credited a percentage of their annual general rates paid in the previous financial year.

Funding available

Funding amounts vary according to general rates notice.

Funding round dates

Applications for the 2016-17 are currently open and will close at midnight on Monday 5 September 2016.


An applicant should:

  • operate as a registered service with the Department of Housing and Public Works
  • be based within the Brisbane Local Government Area (LGA)
  • have been operating as a registered service since 1 July 2015
  • have paid General Rates to Brisbane City Council in the previous financial year.

How to apply

Please read the grant guidelines prior to preparing your application.

All applications are submitted online. The online application system allows you to save, develop and print out applications before you submit them.

For applications by community organisations and not-for-profit housing providers use this form.

For applications by commercial providers of affordable housing use this form.

More information

If you need further information about this grant, phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak with the Grants Unit. Alternatively you can read the grant guidelines for the latest round.

18 August 2016