Community Resilience Grants

Community Resilience Grants

To facilitate community resilience and social cohesion, (one-off) grants are available to drive community recovery through events or activities that may target social, mental and or physical wellness within the community. Events and/or activities to take place between 1 September 2020 and 31 May 2021.

Community Resilience Grants are available up to a maximum of $5,000 (excluding GST).

  • Grant Applications open - Wednesday 29 July 2020
  • Grant Applications close - Wesdnesday 19 August 2020

Grant Applications may be sumbitted via email to: mail@charterstowers.qld.gov.au or in person to Council's Administration Centre, 12 Mosman Street Charters Towers.

Community Resilience Grants are not associated with Council’s Community Grants Programme or Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

This grant funding is supported by funding from Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.

Purpose of the Funding

To facilitate community resilience and social cohesion, (one-off) grants are available to drive community recovery through events or activities that may target social, mental and or physical wellness within the community.

Funding Exclusions

This Grant Funding cannot be used for the following:

  • To support ongoing service delivery
  • To employ staff
  • For recurring maintenance or operational costs of existing programs or facilities

Objectives of the Funding

Events or activities may target the following areas:

  • Support the development or operation of local community networks or coordinating alliances that help create linkage within the community that promotes wellbeing
  • Increase community health and wellbeing by promoting early help-seeking as well as health information and resources that meet the diverse needs of the community
  • Increase community cohesion and engagement focused on providing an opportunity for people to connect, share experiences, and to build strength and capacity for the future
  • Increase inclusiveness and participation of hard to reach individuals and priority segments of the population who are experiencing hardship due to extreme climatic conditions

Key Performance Outcomes

The expected outcomes from the grants include:

  • An increase in access to prevention and early identification programs and services
  • Targeted programs that meet the needs of vulnerable and disadvantage people and communities
  • An increase in access to programs and services

Access the Application and Acquittal form here