Community Assistance Program


Free Grant Writing Workshop

If you have ever considered applying for a Council grant but weren’t sure how to go about doing it, some upcoming workshops may be the answer.

Rockhampton Regional Council is holding grant writing workshops on Wednesday 29 March, Thursday 30 March and Saturday 1 April 2023 for its Community Assistance Program (CAP) and Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

RSVP to or 4924 5600

These three hour workshops are free but bookings are essential. 

The workshops are provided by Rockhampton Regional Council as a community service. 

The workshops will be conducted by Prue Saxby, Managing Director of Indigo Gold, who will pass on the wisdom she has gained from many years of grant writing.

Download the flyer here(PDF, 525KB)

CAP Newsletter Updates

A newsletter will be produced (at least bi-annually) updating the community on outcomes from each Sponsorship Round including feedback on events and activities that have benefited from Council's Community Assistance Program (CAP).

Please Subscribe here to ensure you/your organisation receives the latest updates.

CAP Information Session

If you would like to watch the recording of our info session, please click here!

Please see FAQs below.

Rockhampton Regional Council is committed to supporting the delivery of projects/events within the Rockhampton Local Government Area that contribute to our broader community, environment and the economy.

Council offers assistance to eligible organisations through six categories of funding:
  • Community Development Grants
  • Community Facilities Insurance Support
  • Education Bursary
  • Environmental and Sustainability Grants
  • Local Community Events Sponsorship
  • Regional Community Events Sponsorship

More information regarding the Community Assistance Program can be found by viewing the Community Assistance Program – Grants and Sponsorship Schemes Factsheet.

Important Dates for 2023 - 2024 Community Grants and Sponsorship Scheme:

Opening Date Closing Date
Round 1 22 May 2023 03 July 2023
Round 2 15th January 2024 26th February 2024

For further information contact Council on (07) 4936 8368 or email       


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