Queensland Funding Opportunities to Kickstart 2022!

Key Funding Opportunities for Queensland Communities

Queensland Funding Opportunities to Kickstart 2022!


Key Grants Programs for Quarter 1 - 2022!

Queensland Councils are welcoming in the new year with key funding opportunities available to help deliver vital community, infrastructure and disaster mitigation projects to your regions.

Over $451 million in combined funding is currently available across these key grant programs – with applications closing quarter 1, 2022.

Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) - Round 6

Closing 10 February 2022

Applications are open for the highly competitive Round 6 of the Federal Government's 'Building Better Regions Fund' (BBRF).

The Round 6 funding of $250 million will be delivered across two streams for new projects that offer long-term benefit to regional communities.

The Infrastructure Projects Stream - supporting investment ready projects that provide economic and social benefits for regional and remote areas.  Grants of $20,000 to $10 million are available to cover 50% or more of eligible project costs

The Community Investments Stream - supporting new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas.  Grants of $5,000 to $1 million are available to cover 50% or more of eligible project costs.


North Queensland Natural Disaster Mitigation Program 2021-2022 (NQNDMP)

Closing 18 February 2022

From Bundaberg north to the Northern Territory border, Queensland has 33 councils and one town authority who are in high risk, cyclone-prone coastal areas with population centres within 50 kilometres of the coastline. 

The NQNDMP aims to help these very communities, and expressions of interest are currently open to support councils reduce their disaster risk.

This $10 million Queensland Government funded program is part of its commitment to making communities safer, stronger and more resilient.

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Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2021-22 (QRRRF)

Closing 18 February 2022

Expressions of Interest are also open for the $19.1 million Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2021-22.

The program, an initiative of the Commonwealth and Queensland governments as part of its five-year National Partnership Agreement on Disaster Risk Reduction, helps communities mitigate and manage the risk associated with natural disaster through delivery of projects that make Queensland communities and infrastructure more resilient to disaster.

2022-24 Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP)

Closing 4 March 2022

The 2022-24 LGGSP opened late 2021, with fund allocations budget totals of almost $86 million, to be delivered over two financial years.

This highly competitive application-based grant program aims to support Queensland councils to deliver priority infrastructure and essential services needs like tourism, water and sewage or sports and community infrastructure.

Applications are open to all 77 Queensland Councils.


Grant Funding Success Story - Mount Isa City Council

Mount Isa City Council was one of the 104 successful applicants across Australia who were offered funding in the highly competitive BBRF Community Investments stream for round 5.  Peaks Grant Team managed the submission to secure Council over $500,000 in funding to deliver an event which will celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the discovery of minerals in the city.


Need Help with your Application?

Peak's Grant Program office are experienced in working with councils on grant applications and have a proven track record of successful grants submissions.

We'd love to help your organisation complete your Grant application so you have the best chance at securing this funding and benefiting your community.


Explore Other Queensland Funding Opportunities

Visit Peak's Open Grants page to explore relevant funding opportunities for Queensland Councils and their communities.


Get in touch with us:

Zoe Dark
Grant Program Office Leader

0427 139 988


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