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 came into effect in mid-July 2014. We invite all eligible organisations to submit grant applications during the application periods noted below.
Read more about the amalgamation of the Queensland community benefit funds.
Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)
Whole of Queensland.
Grants up to the value of $35,000 (inclusive of GST) are available.
Apply for funding
The Gambling Community Benefit Fund round has closed. The next funding round opens mid-January 2015 and closes at midnight on 28 February. The funding guidelines and application form for the next round of funding will be available at that time.
Review of applications
The Gambling Community Benefit Committee members have been appointed for a 3-year term, ending on 23 August 2017. Committee members are responsible for reviewing and recommending eligible funding applications to the Minister.