Gambling Community Benefit Fund

Gambling Community Benefit Fund round 112 is closed. Round 113 (super round) will open mid-January and close midnight 28 February 2022.

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) is Queensland’s largest one-off community grants program and distributes approximately $60 million each year to not-for-profit community groups. The GCBF allocates funding to these groups to help them provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

Commencing in 2022, the GCBF funding program will change. There will be 4 funding rounds, with 3 rounds having grants available of up to $35,000 and 1 super round with grants of up to $100,000 available. The closing dates will be:

  • 28 February (super round)
  • 31 May
  • 31 August
  • 31 October.

To check eligibility requirements and understand your organisation’s responsibilities throughout all stages of the grant funding process, read the guidelines for GCBF applicants with the instructions for applying for and using the GCBF grant. Contact the GCBF team on 1800 633 619 if you need help.

We will provide an update here and on Facebook when the next round is open.

The outcome of a funding application may take up to 4 months after the closing date.

Guidelines for Gambling Community Benefit Fund applicants

Read the guidelines that set out the requirements for Gambling Community Benefit Fund applicants across all stages of funding.

Instructions for applying for and using the GCBF grant

Learn about each step of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund funding process, from application to completion using the online grants portal.

Successful GCBF funding applications

Successful community benefit funding grant applications are listed here.

Gambling Community Benefit Committee members

Learn about the professional and personal backgrounds of the members of the Gambling Community Benefit Committee.

Commemorative Grants funding recipients

Find out who the recipients were for the Commemorative Grants round of funding and how they will use the grants.

Good news from the GCBF

Read good news stories about Gambling Community Benefit Fund recipients and the people and groups involved with the fund giving back to the community.