Since 2017, we have delivered funding grants in collaboration with our community and frontliners to develop solutions, build sustainable models and address Noosa specific concerns. These grants are utilised by local clubs, organisations and schools to provide opportunities and create positive change. This includes since inception assisting over 200 at risk children through connection, participation, and contribution.

 

2022 Grant Applications are closed. Keep an eye on social media for when our 2023 Applications open.

Seeds for Change Funding Program

‘Seed’ funding of up to $500 is available to not-for-profit organisations within the Noosa Electorate with a project that seeks to create positive change within our community!

A maximum of 10 grants will be available.

This funding is through a competitive grant process, with all applications to be reviewed against the following selection criteria:

  • The not-for-profit organisation must be based within the Noosa Electorate.
  • The project must meet the needs of the Noosa Electorate.
  • The proposal must either demonstrate a capacity to foster new initiatives or embody a concept/model/approach that improves outcomes for the Noosa community by addressing an issue.

Applications closed 5pm 31 May 2022. Successful applicants have been advised, and payments made prior to the end of June 2022.

Apply with an outline of your project and it’s benefit to our community via noosa@parliament.qld.gov.au  Please include all details of your organisation including ABN and bank account details, as well contact person and telephone number in your application.

MAJOR Seeds for Change Funding Program

Following the successful outcome of our ‘seed’ funding to encourage collaborations, which resulted in an all-abilities mat for Noosa Main Beach, we are now calling for Expressions of Interest for the next ‘change making’ initiative!

A grant of up to $10,000 will be available for a not-for-profit organisation with a project that addresses any of our major community issues through innovation.

For example, projects that repurpose waste for disaster management, as achieved by Substation33, or schemes that increase accommodation availability through share programs. Any concept that looks beyond traditional ‘bandaiding’ to achieve long term solutions!

This Major Seed Funding Program is a competitive process, with all applications considered on their own merit, including the urgency of the need and potential/confirmed collaborators. Applicants will be reviewed against the following selection criteria:

  • The not-for-profit organisation must be based within the Noosa Electorate.
  • The project must meet the needs of the Noosa Electorate.
  • The application must demonstrate an ability to commence work on the project within the 2022-2023 financial year.
  • The application must include a project brief, including the following:
  1. Identified Issue/ Proof of Need
  2. Project/Program Goals and Objectives
  3. Implementation Plan/Timeline (including partnerships required)
  4. Evaluation Criteria and Reporting Plan
  5. Budget including contributions in cash or in kind from partners
  6. Letters of Support
  7. Declaration of any Conflicts of Interests if applicable
  8. Proof of NFP status

Expressions of Interest CLOSED 5pm 31st May 2022, with the successful applicant advised and monies paid before the end of June 2022.

Apply with an outline of your project, and project brief as above and it’s benefit to our community via noosa@parliament.qld.gov.au. Please include all details of your organisation including ABN and bank account details, as well contact person and telephone number in your application.

For any questions please contact our office on 53193100.

Other Government Grants

For other available government grants, click here.