Men's Shed Grants Program

""The Brisbane City Council Men's Shed Grant supports Men's Shed groups in Brisbane. This program provides a safe, supportive and friendly environment for men of all ages to gather, volunteer, work and seek fellowship with like-minded people. The grant provides funding for:

  • establishment and coordination expenses
  • facility improvements
  • equipment and material purchases

To locate a Men's Shed group, visit the Australian Men's Shed Association website.


Funding amounts range from a minimum of $2,000 to $20,000.

Funding round dates

Applications for this grant are now closed. 

Applicants for the 2015-16 round will be notified of the outcome of their application by mid-May 2016.

Acquittal reports for successful applicants

Advice on how to access the online acquittal form will be emailed to the grant applicant after payment has been made. Acquittals must be completed within 12 months of the grant approval notification letter.

Grant recipients with overdue acquittal reports are not eligible to apply for grants.

If you believe your Men's Shed group may have an outstanding report from a previous grant funded project, phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak to the Grants Unit for advice.

More information

For more information about this grant, and before you commence an application, please phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak with the Men's Shed Program Officer. Alternatively you can read the grant guidelines from the previous round.


15 December 2015