Community Sponsorship Program

McKinlay Shire Council's Community Sponsorship program is available for not for profit local community groups, organisations and external organisations providing for programs, activities, events and projects that enrich the lives of McKinlay Shire residents. Groups are only eligible for one sponsorship contribution per financial year from Council. Please note that submitting an application for a Sponsorship request does not guarantee approval.

Any group/organisation wishing to obtain Council’s sponsorship for an amount greater than $5,000.00 must submit their application prior to the commencement of the financial year for which the organisation require the sponsorship.

Download the Community Sponsorship Program Guidelines (PDF) and Application Form (DOC). 

Community Benefit Assistance Scheme 

For further information please contact Community Services Team Leader on (07) 4746 7166 or email

Donation Request

McKinlay Shire Council's Community Donation program is available for non-profit organisations that provide a recognised contribution to the Shire in the areas of health, emergency services or charitable services. Groups and or organisations are only eligible for one donation per financial year from Council. Download the Community Donations Program Guidelines and Request Form (PDF) .