Community Grants Program


The 2022 Community Grants Funding Program

Diamantina Shire Council’s Community Grants Program aims to provide financial and in-kind assistance to eligible individuals and community groups/organisations to deliver activities/programs/services of artistic, cultural, recreational, sporting or other community-related pursuits by providing grants in an equitable and accountable manner.

In order to ensure community assistance will benefit the region and our residents, Council has developed a Community Grants Policy and application process.

Completed applications can be forwarded to

For any questions regarding the community grants program please contact the Wirrarri Information Centre on 07 4564 2000.

IMPORTANT: Please read the information below to assist you in completing your application.

Community Grants Application Form 

Community Grants Guidelines 

Community Grants Policy 

Community Grants Program In-Kind Support Request  

Community Grants Acquittal Form 

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Other Avenues of Funding

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)
Grants up to $35,000 to increase the capacity of not-for-profit groups to provide opportunities for Qld communities.  Four funding rounds per year.

Community benefit funding programs

National Library of Australia
Community Heritage Grants up to $15,000 to assist with the preservation of locally owned but nationally significant collections. 

Community Heritage Grants

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC)
Funding for local community NAIDOC week activities, held annually in the first full week of July.  Applications open in early April each year.


Queensland Destination Events Program
To foster regional tourism and economic development. Grants available for; developing destination events, or supporting significant events. Four funding rounds per year.

Tourism & Events.Queensland

Australian Communities Foundation
Grants to support charitable organisations and projects are assessed from a pool of funding requests made to the Foundation.

Australian Communities Foundation

Australian Government Indigenous Affairs 
A range of funding programs is available for indigenous projects and initiatives.

Indigenous Affairs

Letters of support

Organisations requesting a letter of support from Council, to support a funding application, should email

Please attach a document containing a 'draft version' of the text required in the letter to ensure that all required issues are addressed.