Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program

Application Date: 
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 2:30pm to Monday, June 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program provides funding for local projects and initiatives to enhance the age-friendliness of communities across Queensland.

Over 3 years from 2017-18, $1 million per annum is available through open funding rounds to seed fund community projects involving partnerships between local government, community and other organisations to co-develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly projects. Successful applications will receive one-off grant funding between $25,000 and $100,000.

Each year, the grants program will focus on two or three different age-friendly domains (PDF, 534 KB) age-friendly domains(RTF, 269 KB).

The 2018-19 grant round focuses on innovative approaches, responses and solutions to local issues with a specific focus on one or more of the following age-friendly domains:

  • Civic participation and employment
  • Community support and health services
  • Respect and social inclusion.