Gambling Community Benefit Fund

The $100K Disaster Recovery Round is now closed.

Round 115 will open mid-September and close at midnight on 31 October 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 funding helps these groups to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

This year, the GCBF program has 3 funding rounds available:

  1. $100,000 super round for all priorities—closed 31 March 2022
  2. $100,000 disaster recovery round for applicants affected by natural disasters and $35,000 available for all other applications—closed 15 July (combines 31 May and 31 August rounds)
  3. $35,000 standard grant round—closes 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 and 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 GCBF 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

See the full lists of successful applicants for each funding program under the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Gambling Community Benefit Committee members

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

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.