Funding Opportunities

Current sponsorship and funding opportunities available for the local community. Most organisations that offer funding opportunities also offer support for applications. You can also contact the CCCI for support in submitting funding applications that benefit Chinchilla and the local community.

Rare Birds Inspiring Mentoring Scholarships

In partnership with the Office For Women, Inspiring Rare Birds is providing 100 scholarships for emerging or established female entrepreneurs throughout Australia to embark on a mentorship with a high calibre mentor. These scholarships are for women who are regionally, rurally or remotely located; of Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent; migrant or refugees; or socio-economically disadvantaged. Closes July 30th 2017.

QGC Communities Fund

The QGC Communities Fund provides grants between $10,000 and $40,000 to not-for-profit organisations based in the Western Downs and Gladstone Regional Council areas to deliver community projects. If your project is about making the Western Downs or Gladstone an even greater place to be and meets the eligibility requirements and then we want to hear from you.

Sunsuper Dreams for a Better World Round 2

Entries close on Friday 2nd June 2017

Applications open on 5th May 2017 for grants of $5,000 to benefit an Australian based registered community cause, charity group or not-for-profit organisation.



Get in the Game, Get Playing Places and Spaces, Round 6

Closes 1st September 2017

Opens on 3rd July 2017

The program aims to assist incorporated, not-for-profit
sport and recreation organisations with the development of places and spaces
which will encourage involvement in sport and recreation activities. 
Grants of up to $100,000 (GST exclusive) are available to create and develop
amenities or improve existing places and spaces to sustain and increase

email; Danny Nearhos Ph 4531 8526


National Council of Women of Queensland Inc. Bursaries

OPENS the end of March 2017

Applications for the National Council of Women of Queensland bursaries will open on Monday, 3rd April 2017 and close on Monday, 5th June 2017.  Details of sponsors and their bursaries are currently being finalised there will be more than 26 bursaries on offer this year. 

For more information contact the Bursary Program Coordinator via email at:

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