Have your say on Council’s Grants to Community Policy

Have your say on Council’s Grants to Community Policy

24 August 2021 

Southern Downs Regional Council is calling on the community to provide feedback
on the 2021 Grants to Community Policy and its associated guidelines.

With more than $1 million committed
to local community, cultural and environmental initiatives in the 2021/22
Budget, Council recognises the important contribution community organisations
and members make to the safety, health, equity, vibrancy and inclusiveness of
the Southern Downs community. 

The Grants to Community Policy
outlines Council’s commitment to supporting communities in the region by
providing financial assistance to local not-for-profit organisations to support
them in delivering projects that will provide a broad benefit across the
Southern Downs region.

A Council spokesperson said feedback
from the community would be valued and used to inform future versions of the

“We look forward to hearing from the
Southern Downs community their view of the current Grants to Community Policy
and associated guidelines, including suggestions on what could be improved upon
or included in future versions of the document,” the spokesperson said.

“The feedback received will be used
to inform changes to future funding programs and policies to ensure a balanced

The draft Grants to Community Policy and associated
guidelines are now available on Council’s website under ‘Have Your Say’ and feedback
can be directed to Zoe Dunlop, Community Grants Officer at
zoe.dunlop@sdrc.qld.gov.au. Submissions close 5pm Friday 17 September 2021.