Grants Information

Grants Information

Stronger Communities Programme - Round 7

Expressions of interest are now open for local volunteer, veteran, emergency service, and sporting groups to apply for grants of up to $20,000 Round 7 of the Stronger Communities Programme.

The Liberal and Nationals Government is providing $150,000 for each federal electorate to assist with upgrades and new equipment purchases.

Grants from $2,500 up to $20,000 are available to cover up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs, or up to 50 per cent of eligible project costs for local government bodies.

Expressions of Interest for the Stronger Communities Programme Round 7 (SCP Rd 7) are open now until 5pm, Tuesday 9 November 2021.

Expressions of Interest can be lodged through the SCP7 webform at

Grants Information

A range of Federal Government grants are available to organisations in the electorate of Wide Bay, covering a wide variety of needs and community interests.

Some popular programs include:

To receive notification when a new grant round opens for Wide Bay groups or individuals, please sign up to my grants advice mailing list.  Or you can use the form below to let me know what your organisation needs, and one of my staff will be in touch to discuss possible funding opportunities.

The GrantConnect website also has a comprehensive list of opportunities, and Is updated regularly. Should further capital or infrastructure funding opportunities become available, information can be found on there.

If you would like to receive email alerts when new Federal grants are released in Wide Bay, please submit your details below.

Request a Letter of Support or Grants Reference

If you are applying for a grant and would like a Letter of Support, please fill out the form below, giving as much notice as possible to ensure your letter is produced in time.

Referee requests for Community Gambling Benefit Fund grants can also be made below. Letters of Support or written references from Mr O’Brien are not required for Community Gambling Benefit Fund applications as they are conducted by telephone.