The QCF Capacity Building Grants assist charities develop their structures, systems, people and skills in order to deliver improved outcomes.

Typically, capacity building focuses on education and training, recruiting, maintaining or recognising volunteers, information technology support systems, training, and planning and governance, which may include strategic plans, constitution reviews or board appraisals.

The 2019 grant round focused on mid-tier organisations promoting social cohesion and fostering community integration, primarily in the arts, the environment including but not limited to drought, and indigenous languages.

  • Bribie Island Community Arts Society Inc – IT Systems Support $12,919

  • Metro Arts – Metro Arts Future Project $22,800

  • Carbal Medical Services – ‘What it Means to be Me’ – A Story Book $28,000

  • Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare Inc – iPads for Landcare Volunteer Safety Systems $3,800

  • Craft Queensland (trading as Artisan)– Building Capacity in Digital Engagement $30,000

  • Flipside Circus Association Inc. – IT Upgrade & Training Support $6,094

  • Flying Arts Alliance – Training in Research and Evaluation $25,000

  • International River Foundation – Redesigning the IRF Website and Systems $30,000

  • JUTE Theatre Company –  Consolidating IT Processes to Create Capacity within Our Community $30,000

  • National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – People and Culture $30,000

  • Northern Gulf Regional Management Group – Property Information Management System $30,000

  • OzFish Unlimited Ltd – Fish Habitat Restoration in North Queensland $25,000

  • OzHarvest – Gold Coast Volunteer Program $30,000

  • Queensland Conservation Council Inc – Strategic Plan $29,950

  • Queensland Families and Communities Association – Drought Response Strategy $30,000

  • Queensland Music Festival – Streamlining Information Technology Resources and Software Capabilities $30,000

  • Queensland Writers Centre Inc – Information/Communication Technology Upgrade $30,000

  • The Australian Festival of Chamber Music – North Queensland  – Strategic Planning and Sponsorship Development $30,000

  • Townsville Maritime Museum Ltd – Digitisation of Museum Collections and Exhibitions $5,465

  • Woodfordia Inc – Festival of Small Halls Conference Business Plan $8,000

  • Youth Plus Foundation – Our Culture, Our Land $11,000

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