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Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund

Forest Lake Little AthleticsThe Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund supports community groups in recognition of the vital contribution made towards building stronger communities in Brisbane.
Projects must contribute to Brisbane City Council's vision for the city's future, Brisbane Vision 2031, by helping to achieve objectives such as a friendly and safe, active and healthy, clean and green or vibrant and creative city.
Each Councillor is allocated $50,000 for community projects undertaken within their ward. The Lord Mayor has an allocation of $50,000 for community projects that involve multiple wards.
Applicants must be not-for-profit community organisations. The minimum grant is $250 and the maximum is $10,000.
Eligible projects may include:

  • community events including Australia Day ceremonies, fetes and festivals
  • equipment hired for the purpose of a community event
  • community facility improvements and equipment
  • funding towards community sporting organisations equipment and activities within the ward

An example of an approved project was the acquisition of new hurdles for Forest Lake Little Athletics Club (pictured above). Read more about their application here.

To read the Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund Guidelines or to submit an application online today, click here.