Community Grants

This community grant program offers assistance to not-for-profit incorporated community groups or youth residing in our community in accordance with the Grant Program Policy. Grants are up to $1000 per applicant per financial year (including rates/charges remissions) in one or more of the following grant types.

  • Cash grants — to assist with events/projects/activities that provide community benefit within our region.
  • Cash grants for TRC fees — includes paid fees such as food licenses and building/development/planning fees.
  • In-kind assistance — use of our items such as wheelie bins, tables, chairs, marquees, traffic cones, bollards and mulch.
  • Remittance of hall hire fees — bookings for our facilities are to be confirmed prior to submitting a grant application for remittance of these fees.
  • Youth Achievement Grant — supports and acknowledges excellence by youth aged 18 years or under in our region in academic, sporting or cultural activities.
  • Young Innovator Grant — assists youth aged 25 years or under with the development of innovative projects of community benefit within our region.

2020–21

Organisation/IndividualEvent/OccasionCash $In-kindFees $Youth $Total $
Abby ToshachU19 Hockey State Championships in Townsville on 13–16 September 2020 150 150
Afghanistan Avenue of Honour Association Inc.Anzac service at Tinaburra on 25 April 2021 70 chairs, 50 cones & 1 marquee
Alexander NasserQueensland Cricket U15 Boys State Championships in Springfield on 1–3 December 2020 150 150
Amy HunterQueensland Cricket U15 Girls State Championships in Brisbane on 14 December 2020 150 150
Amy HunterQueensland Cricket U17 State Championships in Caloundra on 18 January 2021 150 150
Amy Le’GearWomen’s Artistic Gymnastics Senior Gymnastics State Championships in Brisbane on 26 March 2021 150 150
Atherton District Meals On WheelsUpdate equipment in the Atherton kitchen.1000 1000
Atherton Men’s Shed Inc.Replacement of hand tools 1000 1000
Atherton Performing Arts Inc.Equipment for the theatre250 250
Atherton State High SchoolTRC Secondary School Student Academic Excellence Bursary 500 500
Atherton Swimming Club Inc.Australia Day Swimming Carnival on 23 January 2021 10 bins, 30 chairs, 10 tables & 10 marquees
Atherton Tablelands Agricultural Society Inc.Arts & Craft Expo at Merriland Hall on 15 November 20201000 1000
Atherton Tablelands Chamber of CommerceLadies’ Shopping Night in Atherton on 20 November 2020708 708
Atherton Tablelands FoundationWebsite to showcase the unique nature of the Tablelands993 993
Atherton Turf Club Inc.Annual Race Days in Tolga on 19 September & 19 December 2020 210 chairs, 40 tables & 7 marquees
Atherton-Herberton Historic Railway Inc.Upgrade rail track equipment for tourist & heritage trains 1000 1000
Benedict HowardQueensland Cricket U14 State Championships on the Gold Coast on 18 January 2021 150 150
Breanne WadleyState Championships Sailing Regatta in Yeppoon on 24 September 2020 150 150
Breanne WadleySabot National Championships in Townsville on 1–7 July 2021 250 250
Butchers Creek Hall AssociationHall equipment1000 1000
Cape York & Tablelands Branch of The Australian Stock Horse SocietyEquipment for club event in Malanda on 15 November 2020998 998
Daniel HarrisHockey State Championships in Ipswich on 22 October 2020 150 150
Eacham Historical Association (Eacham Historical Society)Equipment for Millaa Millaa Museum/Information Centre596 596
Eacham Senior Citizens Association Inc.Christmas lunch at Malanda on 8 December 20201000 1000
ECHOEquipment for new premises in Malanda 1000 1000
Emily MillsWomen’s Artistic Gymnastics Senior Gymnastics State Championships in Brisbane on 26 March 2021 150 150
Emily MillsNational Gymnastics Border Challenge at Caloundra on 25 June 2021 250 250
Emma RacitiAustralian Track & Field Championships in Sydney on 17 April 2021 250 250
Far North Endurance Riders Association IncVet fees for our 3-day endurance event on 25 September 2020 1000 1000
Finn VikionkorpiQueensland Schools 10–12 Cricket Championships in Toowoomba on 15 November 2020 150 150
Hannah MillsWomen’s Artistic Gymnastics Senior Gymnastics State Championships in Brisbane on 26 March 2021 150 150
Herberton Community Inter Action GroupHerberton New Year’s Eve Street Party on 31 December 20201000 1000
Herberton Garden Group (affiliated with The Garden Club of Australia Inc.)Herberton Hall hire for Annual Flower Show on 4–6 September 2020 183 183
Herberton Men’s Shed Inc.Equipment1000 1000
Highland Motorcycle Restorers ClubRestoration of vintage motorcycle gifted to the club1000 1000
Inner Wheel Club of FNQ TablelandsDrone for Tree-Roo Rescue949 949
Innot Hot Springs Progress Association Inc.Innot Hot Springs Community Christmas party on 4 December 2020 520 520
Jane CloseU19 Girls Football State Championships at Toowoomba on 12 May 2021 150 150
Jubilee Christian CollegeTRC Secondary School Student Academic Excellence Bursary 500 500
Keanu Bowen-Wilson2021 Sports Bursary recipient 650 650
Kobi JohnstonQueensland Schools U15 Cricket Championships in Toowoomba on 29 November 2020 150 150
LD Lucey Memorial Park Inc. (Mount Garnet Reserve)Upgrade power to old jail building 1000 1000
Lions Club of Atherton Inc.Merriland Hall hire for monthly markets 695.95 695.95
Lions Club of Herberton Inc.Traffic management for new street lighting installation in Grace Street1000 1000
Lions Club of Malanda Inc.Community defibrillator at the Malanda Swimming Pool1000 1000
Luke HowardState Hockey Championships in Rockhampton on 13–16 September 2020 150 150
Malanda & Upper Johnstone Catchment Landcare AssociationGrowing Trees for Wood course in Ravenshoe on 11 October 2020613 613
Malanda & Upper Johnstone Catchment Landcare AssociationEquipment for volunteers to assist with vegetation management 387 387
Malanda Community Kindergarten AssociationPurchase equipment to assist hearing impaired children with learning1000 1000
Malanda District Girl GuidesLeadership Camp at Tinaroo in May 2021 850 850
Malanda Men’s Shed AssociationEquipment to assist administration 1000 1000
Malanda State High SchoolTRC Secondary School Student Academic Excellence Bursary 500 500
Malanda Swimming Club Inc.Electronic winch for the pool blanket roller1000 1000
Malanda Tennis ClubReplace & repair equipment 1000 1000
Mount Garnet Progress AssociationFencing & safe display of historic scales1000 1000
Mount St Bernard CollegeTRC Secondary School Student Academic Excellence Bursary 500 500
MoyaMoya AustraliaSmokey Blue Car Rally on 3 October 2020 1000 1000
National Servicemen’s Association — Tableland BranchNational Service Day commemorative service at Rocky Creek Igloo on 14 February 20211000 1000
Prudence WrightU19 Peninsula Golf tournament on the Gold Coast on 28–31 March 2021 150 150
QCWA — HerbertonHerberton Hall hire for fund raising community cent sale on 26 September 2020 61 61
QCWA — HerbertonAustralia Day community breakfast in Herberton on 26 January 2021189 189
Ravenshoe & District Chamber of Commerce Inc.Ravenshoe Community Christmas Eve event on 24 December 2020 6 bins & 75 chairs
Ravenshoe & District Meals On Wheels Association Inc.Fees for food licence 338 338
Ravenshoe Community Centre Inc.Ravenshoe Respite & Social Club Gala Fundraising Day on 12 December 2020 630 630
Ravenshoe Men’s Shed Inc.Lighting improvements 1000 1000
Ravenshoe State High SchoolTRC Secondary School Student Academic Excellence Bursary 500 500
Ravenshoe Raiders Football ClubGround equipment & fields 1000 1000
Ravenshoe Tennis ClubClub presentation day in Ravenshoe on 27 October 2020200 200
Reece JohnstonPeninsula Cricket State Championships in Toowoomba on 14 November 2020 150 150
Rhys JohnstonQueensland Schools U12 Cricket Championships in Toowoomba on 15 November 2020 150 150
Roley ThomasPeninsula Cricket State Championships in Toowoomba on 14 November 2020 150 150
Royal Flying Doctors ServiceStorage hire for fundraising equipment1000 1000
RSL Malanda Sub-BranchEquipment to assist the volunteer welfare officer 978 978
RSL Ravenshoe Sub-BranchPurchase of chairs for events 1000 1000
Senior Women Enjoying Later Life (SWELL)Venue hire for group meetings 1000 1000
Shelby HamiltonWomen’s Artistic Gymnastics Senior Gymnastics State Championships in Brisbane on 26 March 2021 150 150
Sophie RacitiAustralian Track & Field Championships in Sydney on 15 April 2021 250 250
Saint Joseph’s School P&F AssociationMerriland Hall hire for dance practices & debutante ball on 29 May 2021 244 244
Stephanie ArmstrongQueensland State Swimming Championships in Brisbane on 12 December 2020 150 150
Stephen CloseU19 Golf State Championships at the Gold Coast on 28 March 2021 150 150
SU QueenslandAtherton Car Bike Swap Meet & Show on 19 June 2021 120 traffic cones
Tableland Fish Stocking Society Inc.Monitoring equipment for Queensland Fisheries at Lake Tinaroo1000 1000
Tableland Region Art Society Inc.Replace equipment in TRAS studio & print rooms968 968
Tableland Tots PlaygroupKairi Hall hire for meetings 549 549
Tableland Women’s Centre Inc.Art therapy & cooking classes at the Girl Guides Hall in 2021999 999
Tablelands Athletics ClubAnnual Pentathlon Day Track & Field Carnival in Tolga on 30 August 20205396 bins 539
Tablelands Country Rowing ClubFirst aid course for club members on 24 April 2021 1000 1000
Tablelands Music LoversOutdoor event at Tepon Equestrian Park on 21 November 2020 1000 1000
Tablelands Wildlife Rescue Inc.Purchase of storage cabinets 1000 1000
Talytha MacDonaldState Hockey Championships in Rockhampton on 13–16 September 2020 150 150
The Dam Outrigger Canoe Club IncOutrigger Regatta at Tinaburra on 27 March 202110006 bins 1000
Tinaroo Sailing Club Inc.Regatta at Tinaroo on 13–20 November 20202504 bins 250
Tinaroo Sailing Club Inc.May Day Regatta Tinaroo on 1–3 May 2021 6 bins
Travis WadleyQueensland State Laser Championships in the Whitsundays on 2–10 April 2021 150 150
Travis Wadley2021 Sports Bursary recipient 650 650
United Tableland Pipe BandPurchase of band equipment1000 1000
Wabubadda Aboriginal CorporationAGM & Jirrbal determination celebration at Innot Hot Springs on 19 December 202010004 bins, 2 marquees & 2 eskies 1000
Working Equitation FNQ Inc.First aid kit for Tepon Centre300 300
Yungaburra Association Inc.Equipment to meet Covid requirements for the Yungaburra markets 1000 1000
Yungaburra Landcare Group Inc.Supplies for maintenance of Petersons Creek Walk in Yungaburra1000 1000

Contact us on TRCgrantprogram@trc.qld.gov.au or 1300 362 242 if you need information on submitted grant applications or assistance submitting applications.

Applications

Currently open (until funds fully dedicated). Ensure you read and understand the Grant Program Policy and are willing to adhere to the conditions.

  • Applications must be submitted at least six weeks before any activity or expenditure.
  • Retrospective funding or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The applicant is responsible for pick up and return of equipment and it must be clean and undamaged.