External Grants

Ergon-Energex Community Fund 

Apply for up to $5,000 for your community project. For more information, refer to the Ergon-Energex Community Fund (PDF)


TRAIC grant program is to enable Queensland communities affected by adversity associated with drought, disaster and other crises to build community resilience to withstand and recover from adversity.

Grants Mailing List

The Kennedy electorate office regularly send out grant opportunities that are relevant to our area. Join the mailing list by contacting Sarah Johnson - bob.katter.mp@aph.gov.au or phone (07) 4061 6066.

Young Athletes Travel Subsidy

This program aims to foster the development of young athletes and support elite athlete pathways by providing financial assistance to help alleviate the costs associated with attending championship events. For more information, view the Emerging Athlete Pathways subsidy

Local Sporting Champions

This program gives young athletes (aged 12–18) grants of up to $500 to pay for travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at recognised sporting championships. For more information, view the Local Sporting Champions page on the AIS website. 

Australian Sports Commission

There are a number of opportunities for individuals and sporting organisations to receive funding through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). Please visit their website for information regarding the various funding programs.

Get in the Game

Get in the Game The Queensland Government's Get in the Game initiative supports sport and recreation at the grassroots level. Get in the Game comprises three new funding programs worth $100 million over the three years. Get Started, Get Going and Get Playing Places and Spaces are designed to get more people, especially children and young people, playing sport and involved in recreation activities. For more information visit the Queensland Government Funding and grants for more information.   

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)

The GCBF receives money from taxes on Golden Casket lotteries, wagering, keno and gaming machines. It distributes these funds to not-for-profit community groups on a quarterly basis. The GCBF is just one way the Government returns taxes received from gambling activities. In redistributing gambling taxes through its grants program, the GCBF plays an important role in ensuring, on balance, the whole State benefits from gambling in Queensland. One-off grants of up to $35,000 are allocated to approved not-for-profit organisations to help them provide community services or activities that benefit the community. These grants are not intended to replace existing sources of support for these organisations. The GCBF has four annual funding rounds. The dates for applications are 28 February, 31 May, 31 August and 30 November. For more information visit the Gambling Community Benefit Fund website.

South32 Small Grants Program

South32’s Cannington Mine, located in the south-western corner of the McKinlay Shire, has established a small grants program to support community groups and projects across the McKinlay and Cloncurry Shires. For information on applying to the Grants Program, email Cannington Mine at Cannington.info@south32.net

Grants and Assistance Finder

Finding business-related government grants has never been easier. Follow the link below to search for federal and state assistance - Grant and Assistance Finder.