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Open Now: Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) Grants

Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Closing: Round 105 will open mid-March and will close at 11.59pm on 30 April 2020.

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) allocates grants to not-for-profit community groups and organisations to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

Amounts of $500 to $35,000 are available to eligible community groups and organisations. Applications are prioritised in the following order, where 1 has the highest priority:

  1. Items/facilities directly affected, damaged or destroyed by a declared natural disaster in the last 2 years
  2. Equipment or facility improvements
  3. Buses, cars, caravans, boats, tractors, trailers, large mowers, motorbikes and similar items
  4. Community events, training, workshops, festivals, publications and website development
  5. Organisations that have received more than $15,000 from the GCBF over the past 2 years


Please carefully read the GCBF Funding Guidelines for details on eligibility, assessment criteria, and further advice on making applications. This will help you submit a valid application and understand the chances of a positive outcome.


Applications can be made through the GCBF online grants portal.

Round 105 will open mid-March and will close at 11.59pm on 30 April 2020.

When announced, dates for opening of following rounds can be checked at: GCBF Programs Link

Round 106 closes on 30 June 2020 at 11:59pm

Round 107 closes on31 August at 11:59pm

Round 108 closes on 31 October at 11:59pm.

Round 104 closed on 28 February 2020 at 11:59pm


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