More funding up for grabs as Council opens community grants

Published:

Kerri Watson from Noosa Community Gardens

Local community organisations now have the chance to give their projects a real boost, as Council opens the latest round of Community Grants.

In a sign of the current times, these grants will now also assist projects that include COVID-19 recovery initiatives.

Community Development Manager Alison Hamblin said these grants couldn’t be more timely.

“This Community Projects Grant provides a great opportunity to support local organisations that have events, programs or infrastructure projects in the pipeline or on the go.

“Given the current climate, funding will be prioritised for those projects which support either the organisation or the community in the COVID-19 recovery process.”

Community projects may include, but are not restricted to events or festivals, programs, and building, maintenance or infrastructure projects.

Kerri Watson from Noosa Community Gardens said their successful grant funding in last year’s round made a huge difference to their gardens and to community members’ morale.

“Being successful in getting that grant funding made a huge impact to the garden because it enabled us to put in place the infrastructure that we needed, such as replacing the old garden beds, and it has really transformed the garden.

“It’s not only provided that capital boost of $4000 but it has renewed people’s enthusiasm for becoming involved in the gardens and it’s created a real comradery, which is fabulous.”

The Noosa Council Community Development team will host two online Q&A Zoom sessions on 30 July to answer any general grant-related questions.

“These online Q&A sessions will replace the regular Grants, Nibble and Network Nights that we usually host, but have postponed due to restrictions.

“Instead our team will be online via Zoom to provide general advice in a handy question and answer format.

“We strongly encourage community organisations that may be considering applying for the grant, to register for those sessions.”

The Community Project Grant closes at noon on 27 August. To register for the online Q&A Grants sessions, visit www.noosa.qld.gov.au/community/grants/council-grants


Noosa Community Gardens

 
Community Coronavirus COVID-19 Health & Wellness Money & Finance Noosa Council Technology & Communications
Social:   

Noosa Council : View Full Profile
9 Pelican Street, Tewantin
07 5329 6500
Noosa Council
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
Extra temporary parking to boost holiday trade 17 September 2020 | Council will offer paid parking at Noosa Heads Lions Park from September 19 to October 5 for the September school holidays. More information...
Landmark conservation project on track 17 September 2020 | The Yurol-Ringtail Conservation Project is on track to become one of Noosa’s most significant environmental initiatives. More information...
Traffic flows over Orealla Cres Bridge 14 September 2020 | Orealla Crescent Bridge on David Low Way has re-opened to traffic. More information...
Have a say on Budget spending and services 03 September 2020 | RESIDENTS are being asked to help shape the current budget funding priorities and how they want to be consulted on future budgets. More information...
Community event to commemorate Peregian bushfires anniversary 01 September 2020 | One year on from the Peregian bushfires, residents are invited to a community event on Saturday 12 September at Peregian Beach Community House to come together and reflect on the past 12 months. More information...
Green light for Shire Business Centre development 01 September 2020 | Noosa Council has reached an agreement with Stockwell Developments to enable the first step of the Shire Business Centre to proceed. More information...
Events capped to reduce risk of Noosa COVID-19 outbreak 31 August 2020 | A cap of 500 people will apply to major events held on public land in Noosa, at least until February, as Council looks to protect the community from COVID-19 outbreaks. More information...
Council to consider approach to large events amid COVID-19 pandemic 26 August 2020 | Council will meet on Monday to consider how best to balance requests for large events while keeping the community safe from COVID-19. More information...
Council's new adult Come 'n Try program gets locals moving 26 August 2020 | A new adult's Come 'n Try sports program, which rolls out across Noosa this Monday, gives locals the chance to sample a range of sports for free across the region. More information...
Local loos get a clean-up around the Shire 25 August 2020 | A number of public amenities across Noosa will get a facelift thanks to a $220,000 joint initiative between Noosa Council and the Queensland Government. More information...


comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service