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Community Assistance Program Fuels Local Growth

Community Assistance Program Fuels Local Growth
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Funding for a Thriving Community

The Rockhampton Regional Council wholeheartedly dedicates itself to enhancing the community, environment, and economy within the Rockhampton Local Government Area. With a dynamic range of financial support programs, they play a pivotal role in boosting local growth.

A Wealth of Opportunities

The Community Assistance Program (CAP) substantially supports eligible organisations through six distinct funding categories, tailoring each category to address the community’s unique needs and fostering an environment of growth and prosperity.

Nurturing Community Initiatives

  1. Community Development Grants: This category supports projects aimed at community development and improvement, encouraging long-term sustainability.
  2. Community Facilities Insurance Support: By providing insurance support, CAP ensures that community facilities can thrive and continue to serve the residents effectively.
  3. Environmental and Sustainability Grants: Initiatives that promote environmental conservation and sustainability are well-favoured, aligning with the region’s commitment to ecological well-being.
  4. Local Community Events Sponsorship: Vitalizing the social fabric of Rockhampton, these sponsorships help local events shine.
  5. Regional Community Events Sponsorship: Bigger gatherings, bigger impacts! CAP encourages regional events to bring communities together and stimulate economic growth.

Key Dates for Your Diary

To ensure that your organisation doesn’t miss the boat on these incredible opportunities, mark your calendars with the following important dates for 2023-2024:

Round 1 – 2023

  • Opening Date: 22 May 2023
  • Closing Date: 03 July 2023

Round 2 – 2024

  • Opening Date: 15 January 2024
  • Closing Date: 26 February 2024

Australia Day Grant 2024

  • Opening Date: 25 September 2023
  • Closing Date: 3 November 2023

Building Rockhampton’s Future

The CAP grants and sponsorship schemes serve as the driving force behind Rockhampton’s growth and development. As the city invests in community development, environmental sustainability, and local events, it is poised to flourish in the years ahead.

For more information, call the Council at (07) 4936 8368 or email