Community Activation Program

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Applications are currently closed for the remainder of this financial year.

Assistance to community, sport and recreation organisations to make a positive contribution to active, vibrant communities in the Western Downs through capacity building, encouraging partnerships, long-term planning, good governance and self-sufficiency.

View the Factsheet(PDF, 166KB)


The Community Activation Program supports organisations to undertake activities or programs that contribute to one or more of the following:

  • Support volunteerism
  • Support active, vibrant communities
  • Support safe, connected communities
  • Promotes and develops skill building for community organisations
  • Encourages partnerships and collaboration between community groups
  • Encourages innovative learning and capacity building opportunities
  • Promote participation in sport, recreation or community volunteerism

Specific Program Guidelines:

  • Council funds cannot be requested for the payment of salaries and wages of staff members.