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Community benefit funding programs

Major change to community benefit funding programs

The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) Community Benefit Funds Unit (CBFU) distributes revenue from gaming taxes to various not-for-profit community groups throughout Queensland.

Previously, community groups could access 4 different funding programs depending on their location and eligibility. This has since been streamlined; the Gambling Community Benefit Fund now replaces the Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund (JCCBF), Breakwater Island Casino Community Benefit Fund (BICCB), Reef Hotel Casino Community Benefit Fund (RHCCBF) and the pre-existing Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF), as a single, statewide funding program.

The new, amalgamated Gambling Community Benefit Fund opens in mid-July and closes on 31 August 2014. We invite all eligible organisations to submit grant applications during this time.

Read more about the amalgamation of the Queensland community benefit funds.

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)

Geographical area
Whole of Queensland.

Available funding
Grants up to the value of $35,000 (inclusive of GST) are available.

Closing dates
31 August
30 November
28 February
31 May

Apply for funding

The current funding round is now closed. The next round of funding will open mid-October 2014 and close 30 November 2014.

Review of applications

A committee will be established in the near future to review and recommend eligible funding applications to the Minister.

Upcoming applications

The current funding round is now closed. The next round of funding will open mid-October 2014 and close 30 November 2014.

For further information on committee/board members who will remain appointed until 23 August 2014 see:

Last reviewed
12 September 2014
Last updated
12 September 2014

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