Flexible Grants Program

Program purpose

The purpose of the jointly funded Australian and Queensland Government (50:50) Flexible Grants Program is to implement projects aimed at driving recovery, and re-building community connectivity and resilience in communities impacted by the Central Queensland Bushfires, 22 November to 6 December 2018 (the Bushfires).

The Flexible Grants Program is a component of the jointly funded, exceptional circumstances Category C package approved under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) 2018, following the Bushfires. 

The objectives of the Flexible Grants Program are to provide funding to non-government organisations, community groups and local governments to deliver projects that:

  • drive disaster recovery and build awareness and resilience within communities impacted by the Monsoon Trough
  • support community-led engagement activities, development of local recovery initiatives and encourage partnerships and collaboration reduce future risks and minimise community dependence on government assistance.

Administering agency

Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy

Further information

More information on the grants is available at https://www.chde.qld.gov.au/services/community/funding-and-grants including links to the application forms via SmartyGrants.

For information contact grantqueries@communities.qld.gov.au