Community Investment Program

Our Community Investment Program

Our Community Investment Program aims to make a real and positive contribution to the regional communities in which we operate. We take pride in our partnerships and actively encourage applications to our Community Investment Program that align with our key priorities, social, environment and economic sustainability.

In the 2015/16 financial year, GPC invested over $1.5 million into the Gladstone, Rockhampton and Bundaberg regions funding community projects, and providing and maintaining our community parklands.

Funding Opportunities

  • Community Partnerships: This level of funding is for investment over $10,000 (excluding GST) and is dedicated to projects that have a broad scope, involve multiple parties and/or service multiple community needs.​
  • Community Support: This level of funding is for investment up to $10,000 (excluding GST). This is entry-level support for events, activities and/or programs that make a genuine 'quality of life' contribution to the community.​​

Before you apply

We encourage you to review our Community Investment Program GuidelinesQuick Guide and FAQ​s prior to beginning your application.

You will need:

  • ​review our Community Investment Application Questions​ to help you prepare your submission
  • information about your organisation including contact details and public liability information 
  • details regarding the specific opportunity you are requesting funding for such as time, location, aim, funding cost, amount requesting from GPC and target audience 
  • a marketing plan including information about media and promotions, relationship opportunities and how GPC will be recognised
  • a detailed budget for your event or initiative

How to apply

  • Funding Round 1: CLOSED. This round is for funding required between August 2016 and January 2017.  ​

  • ​Funding Round 2: APPLY NOW. This round is for funding required between February and July 2017.

Applications for funding under our Community Investment Program are invited twice per year. Keep an eye out in the local media or on our Facebook page for the latest information regarding the program, or sign up to the Community Investment Program mailing list .  

Successful recipients​

​More information

For information about our Community Investment Program email or phone ​our Corporate and Community Relations Team on 1800 243 GPC. ​

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