The Queensland Gives Organisational 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.

See full list of 2023 Capacity Building Grant recipients below.

2023 Capacity Building Grant recipients

2023 General Fund Capacity Building Grants

Grant AmountOrganisation/and collaboratorProjectRegionSector
$60,000Australian Earth Laws Alliance with Future Dreaming Australia , New Economy Network Australia (Qld Hub), Greenprints Gold Coast, Greenprints Tablelands (Far North Queensland), Greenprints/Regen BrisbaneFundraising and digital marketing strategies for 6 groups building sustainable communities in QueenslandFar North QueenslandAnimal & Wildlife, Education, Community, Environment, Indigenous
$60,000SERO4 LTD with Green Fox Training StudioGiving women a JumpStartQueensland wideCommunity
$59,650Monto Museum of Art Inc. with Wayne Weaver FoundationComing back from the bushWide Bay BurnettIndigenous, Community, Arts, Culture and Religion
$58,099Community Development Services Inc (trading as Granite Belt Neighbourhood Centre - GBNC) with Rotary Club of StanthorpeStrengthening the Granite Belt community through equity of access to information and resources Darling Downs South WestIndigenous, Health and Medical, Community, Children and Youth, Education, Disability, Arts, Culture and Religion, Animals and Wildlife
$57,730Muscular Dystrophy Queensland with Motor Neurone Disease Assoc. of Queensland Inc.Our People - A Human Resources management solution Queensland wideDisability, Health and Medical, Community, Children and Youth, Education
$55,000Foodbank Queensland with ADRA - Townsville Food PantryFoodbank Queensland/ADRA Regional Emergency Food/Hamper ProgramNorthern QueenslandIndigenous, Community, Children and Youth
$50,000World Wellness Group (WWG) with Caxton Legal CentreHealth Justice Impact Acceleration ProjectQueensland wideChildren and Youth, Health and Medical
$25,000Remote Animal AssistanceAddressing the Overpopulation Crisis in Far North QLDAnimals and Wildlife, Community, EducationFar North Queensland
$25,000Hand On Projects LtdVolunteer Management System Enhancement ProjectBrisbaneEnvironment, Education, Community, Arts, Culture and Religion
$25,000Sunshine Coast Environment CouncilWebsite UpdateEnvironment, Community, Education, Children and YouthSunshine Coast
$25,000Australian Marine Conservation Society IncFirst Nations Solidarity PlanQueensland wideIndigenous, Environment, Animal and Wildlife
$24,750BTSTRAPS INCProject HS Leather Production 24Toowoomba regionIndigenous, Community, Children and Youth, Education
$24,568Harvest Rain Christian Care LimitedIpswich West Moreton Community Food Hub Management and Logistics ProjectIndigenous, Community, Health and MedicalToowoomba region
$23,777Impact Care Services LimitedDigital Technology Education ProgramDisability, Community, Children and Youth, EducationLogan
$22,000LiteHaus International LtdBuilding Digital Capability & Inclusion in Regional QueenslandIndigenous, Community, Children and Youth, EducationFar North Queensland
$16,170Surfers Paradise Anglican Crisis Care IncStaff TrainingCommunityGold Coast
$14,674Drought AngelsGrowing Drought Angels’ Volunteer Skills and CapacityToowoomba regionCommunity
$13,700Outback Gondwana Foundation Pty LimitedAccountancy Upskilling and Process AuditCommunity, Arts, Culture and ReligionCentral Queensland
$6,879Sunshine ButterfliesStage 2 of Staff, Client and Case Management System – policy and procedure implementationDisability Sunshine Coast
$4,500Friends With Dignity LtdStrategic Planning and CoachingQueensland wideCommunity

2022 General Fund Capacity Building Grants

Grant AmountOrganisationProject Region
$3,400Ability Enterprises LtdPurchase of Workstations,
Secateurs and PPE for Recycling Water
Ipswich, Toowoomba, Darling Downs & South West
$3,000Adra Community Pantry TownsvilleBaby and school-age children needsNorth Queensland
$24,007Bynoe Community Advancement Cooperative Society LtdFamily & Community Engagement ProgramLower Gulf
Carpentaria Shire Council
$10,000Child Care Centre Parent CommitteeChild Care Centre Parent CommitteeLower Gulf
Carpentaria Shire Council
$4,48Delta Society Australia LtdDelta Therapy DogsNorth Queensland
$23,980Gulf United Junior Rugby League ClubGulf Muddys - Providing Opportunities for YouthLower Gulf
Carpentaria Shire Council
$3,000Hope For Our ChildrenTherapy DogIpswich, Toowoomba, Darling Downs & South West
$8,371Kanyini Connections LtdTrauma Informed Somatic
Yoga & Meditation Program for victims of Domestic Violence
SEQ - Sunshine Coast
$8,200Katie Rose Cottage HospiceNew hospital bedSEQ - Sunshine Coast
$3,400Kiyua Performing ArtsKeeping on KiyuaIpswich, Toowoomba, Darling Downs & South West
$5,000Lifeline Darling DownsWinter Shelter ToowoombaIpswich, Toowoomba, Darling Downs & South West
$3,000LiteHaus InternationalDigital Inclusion ProgramNorth Queensland
$10,000Little Dreamers AustraliaYoung Carer Mentoring ProgramSEQ - Gold Coast
$5,574LJ's Mama's helping Mama's LtdCor Safe ProgramSEQ - Gold Coast
$3,000MAMU Health Service LimitedYoung and Deadly DAYNorth Queensland
$2,874Miracle Babies FoundationNICU Survival PacksNorth Queensland
$17,500Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation Art Centre Paint UpLower Gulf
Mornington Shire Council
$2,982No More Fake SmilesNo More Fake Smiles’ Video ProjectSEQ - Sunshine Coast
$16,000Normanton Bowls Club Solar PV InstallationLower Gulf
Carpentaria Shire Council
$14,919Normanton Swimming ClubEvent Equipment UpgradeLower Gulf
Carpentaria Shire Council
$3,500Off The Chain K9 Rescue QldFurry friends on the streetIpswich, Toowoomba, Darling Downs & South West
$2,206Pacific Rim Just For Kids IncNew Satellite PhoneNorth Queensland
$30,000Queensland Police Citizen Youth Welfare AssociationDoomadgee School Holiday ProgramLower Gulf
Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council
$20,000Queensland Swimming AssociationDoomadgee Swimming Gulf TrustLower Gulf
Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council
$3,000Rosies Youth Mission IncCOVID Food UpgradeNorth Queensland
$5,000Sailability Gold Coast IncSafety EquipmentSEQ - Gold Coast
$8,200SevGen Indigenous CorporationDeadly Espresso Noosaville: Coffee & Creative MarketingSEQ - Sunshine Coast
$1,579Smart Pups Assistance Dogs for Special Needs ChildrenPuppy ProgramSEQ - Sunshine Coast
$5,000SunnyKids IncBecoming a Queen AgainSEQ - Sunshine Coast
$5,192Surfers Paradise Anglican Crisis Care Inc.Student technology assistance schemeSEQ - Gold Coast
$3,000The Babes ProjectBirth and Baby PacksNorth Queensland
$4,211Toowoomba HospiceKitchen FreezersIpswich, Toowoomba, Darling Downs & South West
$2,730Warwick State Emergency Service auspiced by Queensland Fire and Emergency ServicesIpswich, Toowoomba, Darling Downs & South West