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Christmas 2023


From The Team


Blink and it’s gone – 2023 went by in a flash!  Thank you once again to all our fabulous clients, partners and friends for making the past year a busy and successful one. With heaps of larger infrastructure grants still under assessment we’re hopeful that there’ll be lots of happy customers getting good news in early 2024!  If you’re one of them, we’ll look forward to celebrating with you! 

Next year is election year for Councils and State government, so there could be some grant ‘down time’ during the caretaker period. We know that election cycles often bring a bit of uncertainty to grant availability, but also the possibility of new opportunities to watch out for. New grants are also expected to continue rolling out with a focus on preparation for the Brisbane 2032 Olympics – so if you have infrastructure improvements in mind, think seriously about getting your planning into gear, so you can be as ready as possible when funding rounds are announced.

From our families to yours, we wish you a wonderful and safe Christmas period, whatever you happen to be doing. A big shout out also, to all essential workers and Emergency Services personnel and volunteers across the state, who continue working around the clock to keep our communities safe.  As our gift this year, we’ll be making a donation on behalf of our team and clients to the Queensland State Emergency Service (SES) Gift Fund, to help fund critical equipment and training for SES volunteers.


Wishing you all a Merry Xmas –  Click below to watch our Festive Video Card.




Grants Update


Here’s a small selection of grants for community and business. Like and  Follow our Facebook page for regular updates – GrantsPlus Consulting.




Active Women & Girls Program

Closing 6 March 2024

Funding of $7,500 for local clubs and $25,000 for state-level organisations. For volunteer training, resources, equipment or to boost sport or active recreation. Read here.

Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants

Community Support Category – Round two will open late January 2024.

Funding up to $10,000. to support projects that respond to local community needs, improve community facilities and build organisational capacity. More info.

RACQ Foundation Community Grants

Closing 23 February 2024

For Queensland sporting club/organisation, community group, charity or an organisation with a charitable purpose and have been impacted by severe weather events, natural disaster or drought. Read info here.

Saving Koalas Fund – Health Grants

Closing 12 April 2024

$19.9M in grants to protect and restore Koala habitats. Read here.

Australian Communities Foundation Grants Program

Funding up to $15,000. To support the organisation’s charitable purposes. More here.

Plan Ahead – Investing in Queensland Women Grants

Grants up to $15,000. For projects and events that align with the Queensland Government’s strategic priorities and address the unique issues faced by women and girls. Info here.

Plan Ahead – Thriving Suburbs Fund

Coming in 2024-25 financial year

$200 million will be committed over two years, to deliver investment in locally-driven urban and suburban infrastructure and community projects that address liveability and shortfalls in priority community infrastructure in urban and suburban communities. More info here.

Submit an Idea – School Transport Infrastructure Program

Funding of up to $500,000. For projects that improve the school safety through new/improved infrastructure including Drop & Go zones, fencing, bike paths, parking etc. Typically 50-50% funding or up to 100%. More info here.




Tourism & Events Queensland Major Event Investment


For one-off recurring event. To attract visitors to Queensland and support the State’s tourism industry. Read here.

Happy grant-seeking!

If you need help in finding the right grant for you or helping you write your grant application, send us a message at or call 0422 374 992.