Four local community groups have received very welcome funding for projects in the latest round of a Palaszczuk Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF).
Groups including our local SES and fishing club, through to sporting groups and a local Lions club have all benefited from over $55,000 in funding in this round of GCBF grants..
The fishing club will use the funds to install solar panels on their clubhouse to help lower their power bills.
Deception Bay SES will buy a new dual cab ute which will to handle chainsaw and storm damage work.
The good news continues for community groups, with the opening of a new round of funding.
Round 100 of the GCBF is now open for applications until February 28.
Whether you’ve applied before or are applying for the first time, I encourage not-for-profit community groups from all sectors to apply for a grant, with funding between $500 and $35,000 on offer.
If you’re currently looking for the financial support to enable you to make a more valuable contribution to the community, then this is your chance.
The GCBF is Queensland’s largest one-off grants program, distributing approximately $55 million annually to communities state-wide.
For more information or to apply for GCBF Round 100 visit www.justice.qld.gov.au/grants or call 1800 633 619.
Groups that received funding during this round include:
• Caboolture River Fishing & Boating Club (Burpengary East) – $9,529 for facilities upgrades
• Lions Club of Morayfield (Burpengary East) – $7,390.70 for purchasing equipment
• Deception Bay SES – $35,000 to purchase a new vehicle
• Lakers Softball Club (North Lakes) – $3,570 to purchase new equipment.