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.
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.