Grant Round 1 for 2021 is now closed. Applications for Grant Round 2 will open on 1 July 2021 and close on 31 October 2021. CC-FNQ have committed $50,000 to Grant Round 2. The maximum value per application is $5000.

Selection Criteria:
To be eligible for funding, organisations must:
□ Be a not-for-profit organisation
□ Be located in the Cairns, Mossman, Port Douglas, Kuranda or Gordonvale regions
□ Have NOT received funding from CC-FNQ in the last 12 months
□ Bank with Bendigo Bank

Things to Consider:
□ Organisations are not permitted to submit more than one application in each grant round
□ The maximum grant value for any one organisation is $5000
□ Applications for items such as laptops, tablets or cameras that can easily be lost with a change over of staff/volunteers are unlikely to be approved
□ Preference will be given to applications that are seen to provide the most benefit to the greatest number of people

Grants Can Be Made For, But Not Limited To:
□ Uniforms and apparel
□ Equipment necessary to perform the organisations main activities
□ Accreditation courses for coaches and officials
□ Purchasing items or repairing recreation areas utilised by the organisation
□ Contribution to the purchase of major capital items

Grants Will Not Fund:
Purchases of non-sporting apparel or apparel which is not part of the uniform
Equipment not used specifically for the organisations main activities
Travel and accommodation
Cost of courses not recognised by the groups National Body
Payment to club members, officials or coaches for services provided
Funding for overheads such as electricity, internet, etc.

Click Here to Download Grant Application Form: Connected-Communities-FNQ-Grant-Application-Form.docx

How to Submit your Grant Application:
Your grant application MUST be submitted as one (1) PDF file. CC-FNQ will not accept submissions that include multiple attachments.
The order of your documents MUST be as follows:
   - Application Form
   - Quote/s
   - Financial Statement
   - Bank Statement
   - Any Additional Documentation (if any)
Email your grant application to email/info)(
The subject of the email MUST be “2021 GRANT ROUND 2: Organisation Name”
The body of the email MUST include the following information:
   - Organisation Name:
   - Amount Requested:
   - Description of Project / Intended Use of The Funds (In 25 Words Or Less):

Supported By

Bendigo Bank