Shell’s QGC Communities Fund

The Communities Fund provides grants between $10,000 and $40,000 to community-based organisations in the Gladstone and Western Downs Regional Council areas, as well as the town of Taroom. Traditional Owner groups with agreements with Shell’s QGC business are also able to apply for projects covering these regions.

The fund focuses on activities that contribute to one or more of the following areas:

  • Sport and Recreation
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Arts and Culture
  • Safety
  • Health

To find out more, please download:

The 2020 Communities Fund round will open on the 28 September 2020 and close on 31 October 2020.  An assessment panel will then agree on the successful projects, with payment of the funding amount to be paid in early 2021.

Applications are completed online via SmartyGrants and can be accessed by clicking here.

Sponsorships and Donations

Shell's QGC Sponsorship and Donations Program is designed to provide one-off donations and sponsorships to support regional communities.

The program may provide up to $10,000 funding to eligible organisations, including part funding.

  • Donation - a one-off financial contribution without an expectation of public recognition for QGC’s support.
  • Sponsorship - a one-off financial contribution with an expectation of public recognition for QGC’s support.

All applicants must provide a detailed application to support their request. Applications must be made at least three months prior to the funding requirement.

Shell's QGC Sponsorships and Donations program is open from January to September, outside of these months your application will be held over until the following year.

If you believe your application is eligible, apply by downloading and submitting the Sponsorship and Donations Guidelines and Application Form

For more information

Freecall: 1800 030 443

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