Gambling Community Benefit Fund

Round 119 (standard grant round) is now closed. Keep an eye out here for the 2024 dates which will be released soon.

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.

  1. Round 116—$100,000 super round for all priorities—closes 28 February
  2. Round 117—$35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 May
  3. Round 118—$35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 August (extended to 15 September 2023)
  4. Round 119—$35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 October (extended to 7 November 2023).

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 the GCBF grant. Contact the GCBF team on phone 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 to 5 months after the closing date.

Guidelines for GCBF applicants

Read the guidelines that explain the eligibility requirements for Gambling Community Benefit Fund applicants and how funding approvals are prioritised.

How to apply for a GCBF grant

Learn how to apply for a Gambling Community Benefit Fund grant using the online grants portal.

List of successful GCBF applicants

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

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.