Other Grants Other Grants

On this page you will find a list of current funding and grant opportunities.

Westpac Foundation's Community Grants

Community Grants are $10,000 each and also include non-financial support via Westpac’s ‘More than Money’ program, helping to maximise the social impact and sustainability of grantees. 
If you are or know of a not-for-profit grassroots community organisation giving opportunities to those who need it most in our local community, nominate or apply today via https://www.westpac.com.au/grants/

Dreams for a Better World – Sunsuper 

Sunsuper's Dreams for a Better World program is all about partnering with those who dream big and do good to improve the lives of other Australians and thir community, and they have $150,000 in grants to help make it happen.

Since 2011, Sunsuper's Dream for a Better World program has been suporting community development programs and partnering with not-for profit organisations that help bring lasting and positive change to the lives of many Australians.  They've expanded the program so that community-minded small businesses can also apply for a grant and help tacle a local or social issue in their community.

Submissions for the next round opens 8 February 2019.



Aspirations4Kids In Sport

Ongoing grant process

Amount: not stated


Aspirations4Kids in Sport assists Queensland school students between the ages of 10-19 years who are in need, so they can play their chosen sport.

This means:

  • Families of students facing Financial Hardship i.e. the nominees family must hold a current:
    • Low income Health Care Card,
    • Concessions Card, or
    • Foster Health Care Card.
  • Families of students facing Financial Hardship due to the remoteness of their residential address
  • students who have a recognised and / or diagnosed disability or chronic illness.
  • Families facing an impactful short term circumstance and needing a one off Hand Up funding assistance.
  • An A$K Scholarship i.e.longer term funding to support a student in need with their sporting career.  Please note - Only one Scholarship funded annually.

Aurizon Community Giving Fund

Local community groups and charities in the North Queensland region can apply for cash grants of up to $20,000 through the latest round of Aurizon’s Community Giving Fund.

Details for the next round of Community Giving Fund will be announced in February 2019.
To apply visit:  www.aurizon.com.au/community 

NQ High Performance Sports Scholarship Program

A fantastic opportunity exists for young North Queensland athletes to develop their sporting careers and further their education while remaining in North Queensland. A total of 3 High Performance Sports Scholarships, each worth $10,000, are available to North Queensland athletes or coaches who are starting the first year of a Bachelor's degree.

Applications are open now and close on January 11, 2019 For more information click here:


Gambling Community Benefit Fund

Gambling Community Benefit Fund is a Queensland Government grant from the Department of Justice and Attorney General.


Glencore Community Program North Queensland

Applications are called once per year and close on 30 September each year.

Guidelines and Application Form

Local contact - Jemma Schweikert  (07) 4744 3140  jemma.schweikert@glencore.com.au 

Get Playing Plus

The Get Playing Plus program will provide funding for developing new and upgrading existing infrastructure that demonstrate a strong ability to increase participation opportunities, meet service gaps in existing infrastructure and address regional needs.

For more information visit the website and read the guidelines.
Project Proposal forms are available from Sport and Recreation Services. Contact the Mount Isa office on 4747 2742.