Community groups share in funding

Published: 13 Feb 2020

Eight groups will share in more than $36,000 ($36,800) as part of Council’s Local Community Events Grant (Round 14) funding.

The grants support local, not-for-profit organisations to deliver small-scale events that enrich residents’ lives and enhance their communities.

The eight successful applications received a combined cash and in-kind value of $36,800.

Grant recipients:

  • Cairns Indonesian Australia Association Inc, $7000 for the Indonesian Festival.
  • Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Centre, $2000 for the Community Fun Day.
  • German Austrian Swiss Association FNQ, $4000 for Oktoberfest.
  • Bats and Trees Society of Cairns, $4000 for the Bats and Trees Festival 2020.
  • Committee for Waste Reduction, $6500 for the Tropical Steampunk Upcycled Workshops.
  • Cairns Golf Club, $5000 for the FNQGA Men’s Open Championship
  • Surf Life Saving Queensland North Queensland Branch, $2800 for the Surf Life Saving 70th Anniversary Exhibition
  • FNQ Taiwanese Friendship Association, $5500 for the Taiwanese Festival 2020.
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Last updated: 13 February 2020