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Grants and Funding Programs

Council is committed to supporting the implementation of community initiatives and partnerships that align with Council’s corporate strategic priorities and demonstrate a purpose that is in the public interest of the Southern Downs community.

Council's Programs

Council offers a range of funding, both financial and in-kind assistance, to the community through the following programs. Click on the program of your choice to access important program information.

Community Information Sessions


See document below for information presented at the Community Information Sessions on the 2016-2017 Community Grants Program (CGP) and the Community Support Program (CSP).

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Other Funding Programs

Letters of Support

If your organisation is seeking a letter of support from Council to accompany a grant funding application, please complete a Request for Letter of Support Form  (PDF 146.4KB) and return to Council.  Please allow 5 working days for completion.

Important Resources

The following resources will be important for potential applicants to consider, particularly the Corporate Plan 2014-2019 and the Southern Downs Community Plan 2030.


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