Grants Available

Bundaberg Regional Council Grants and Financial Assistance

Grants Available

Bundaberg Regional Council offers a range of grant and funding opportunities to eligible individuals, community groups and organisations. These grants assist in the development and implementation of a diverse variety of programs, projects and activities that foster opportunities for community participation and community development.

Please visit the Grants and Financial Assistance page for more information on Council's Grants and Financial Asssistance Programs.

Grants for Sport

Bundaberg Regional Council’s Sport and Recreation Unit oversee several funding programs designed to assist Sports Groups and local athletes in the Bundaberg Region.  We offer:

  • Community Grants Program – Sports Stream
  • The Sport Championship Funding Program, and
  • The Young People in Sport Program.

Please direct your enquiries concerning these Funding Programs to Councils Sport and Recreation Section on 1300 883 699.

Community Grants Program – Sport and Recreation Stream

The Sport and Recreation Stream of the Bundaberg Regional Council Community Grants Program aims to provide financial assistance to sport and active recreation organisations towards opportunities to increase participation and towards new or upgraded sport and recreation facilities. It aims to provide opportunities to these organisations to increase their viability.
The following items may be considered for funding:

  • Projects/programs/events
  • Contribute to building healthy and active communities
  • Physical activity initiatives including disadvantaged groups
  • Increase the opportunity to participate in sport and recreation activities, and
  •  Upgrades of existing facilities or modifications to improve disability access.

This list is not exhaustive. To find out more on the Sport and Recreation Stream of the Community Grants Program please visit  the Grants and Financial Assistance page

Sport Championship Funding Program

The Sport Championship Funding Program aims to support the staging of high level sporting events in the Bundaberg Region. The Program will provide funding for events that are international, national or state in focus, are recognised by the relevant sporting authority and provide an opportunity for talented athletes, officials and coaches to develop their skills through exposure to and participation in these events.

To find out more on the Sport Championship Program please visit our Financial Assistance Sport & Rec page

Young People in Sport

The Young People in Sport (YPIS) aims to assist young athletes living in Bundaberg Regional Council area by providing a grant to assist with the cost of representing at Queensland, at National sporting competitions or representing Australia at International sporting competitions.

To find out more on the Young People in Sport Program please visit our Financial Assistance Young People page

Other Grant Opportunities for Sports and Community Groups

Follow the links below to view upcoming opportunities:
Community Benefit Funding Program - grants available up to $35,000 whole of Queensland. Closing dates: four times per year, quarterly.
Get in the Game Funding Programs - supporting Sport and Recreation at the grassroots level.