Community Investment Program

Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) 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.

Each financial year, GPC invest over $2.8 million into the Gladstone, Rockhampton and Bundaberg regions by 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 Guidelines, Quick Guide and FAQs prior to beginning your application.

You will need:

  • to 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 and January.

  • Funding Round 2: CLOSED. This round is for funding required between February and July.


​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

More information

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