Grants and financial assistance

Micro grants program up to $1,000

The Micro Grants Program aims to provide financial assistance to community groups and associations that meet recognised community needs as identified in Council's Community Development Strategy 2020 -2023 or Bundaberg Region Sport and Recreation Strategy. The available financial assistance per micro grant application for eligible projects/events is up to $1,000.

Applications for the Micro Grant Program are open twelve (12) rounds per year on a financial year basis until budgeted funds are expended.

Applications open on the first day of each month and closes on the last Friday of the month.

Successful applicants can only receive funding once every second financial year from the Micro Grant Program.

Applications are assessed at the beginning of each new month. Notification of assessment outcomes will be advised within seven (7) working days after the first day of each new month.

For eligibility, please refer to the Micro Grants Program guideline.

Please direct your enquiries concerning the Micro Grants Program to Councils Community Development Unit on 1300 883 699 or email us at

Micro Grants Program Funding guidelines

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Address: 190 Bourbong Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670. Australia.

Telephone: 1300 883 699