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Other Funding Opportunities
Queensland Sport & Recreation Services Rockhampton Office
The Queensland Government is committed to achieving healthy and active communities by developing and supporting opportunities for people to participate in structured and unstructured sport and active recreation. The Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing (Sport and Recreation Services) can assist you locally by:
Each year Sport and Recreation Services provides funding programs toward new and improved opportunities for people to participate in sport and active recreation. Current programs include:
Sport and recreation services also offers education and training opportunities through the free Building Active Communities Workshops which address key issues in the sport and recreation industry. They aim to increase the skills and knowledge of community sport volunteers through access to quality information and training. The help to build on knowledge within the local community and encourage sport and recreation development and are targeted towards administrators, committees, coaches and players.
Sport and Recreation Services Rockhampton Office
61 Yeppoon Road, Parkhurst Q 4702
PO Box 822
P – 07 4936 0510
The Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund (JCCBF) receives funding from taxes on casinos and distributes these funds to community projects on a quarterly basis. Incorporated not-for-profit organisations may apply for a range of projects that build their capacity and generally benefit the wider community. Eligible projects include sport and recreation. For more information click here.
The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) is Queensland’s largest one-off grants program, distributing approximately $38 million per year. The objective of the GCBF is to invest in the community sector, enhancing the capacity of community organisations and groups to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities to Queenslanders in their local communities. Sport and recreation organisations are encouraged to apply. For more information click here.
Gladstone & District Sports Foundation Trust
The Foundation was established by Gladstone's Late Mayor, Col Brown to provide financial support to the Region's young sports people selected for either state or national representation. Financial assistance is available to individual sports people up to 25 years of age competing in sporting events at interstate or international level. To be eligible, sportspersons must be 25 years of age or under at the time of the event for which they are applying and permanent residents of the Gladstone Region Local Government area.
For more information on Council's Sport and Recreation Grant programs or other financial support contact the Sport and Recreation Section on 4976 6300 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.