These programs are now available through the Fraser Coast Regional Council for local community projects and events.
Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)
The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between state and local Government which invests in quality arts and cultural experiences across Queensland based on locally determined priorities. RADF 2017 promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers to support diversity and inclusivity; grow strong regions; and provide training, education and employment opportunities for Queensland artists and local communities. Grants up to $5,000. Applications can be recieved throughout 2017.
Sport and Recreation Capital Assistance Fund
This offers eligible community organisations the opportunity to apply for one-off funding to develop infrastructure that assists in the growth and engagement in their field of sport or recreation that enhances and benefits the Fraser Coast region. The intent of scheme is to assist in building community capacity to meet and respond to Council’s aspirations, as outlined in the Corporate Plan. Grants up to $100,00. Applications must be received by Friday, 28 July 2017.
Mayor's Community Benefit Fund
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships program - Advance Queensland
Improve your business’s competitiveness and productivity through the use of knowledge, technology and skills available from Queensland’s universities and graduates. The Queensland Government is offering funding up to $50,000 (excluding GST) to businesses to help with the cost of hiring a graduate to work on an innovative project. The funding is available through the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) program which enables businesses to form partnerships with universities. The KTP program will enable businesses to develop competitive advantage through linkages with universities accessing technical and research skills.