Grants and In-Kind Support
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Grants and In-Kind Support

Community and Economic Development Grant Program

Council is committed to working in partnership with community organisations to further develop our region. Individuals, community groups, clubs and organisations play an important role in helping to build healthier and stronger local communities and help maintain the well-being of our residents.

Council's Community and Economic Development Grant program aims to assist residents of Cook Shire through funding for activities that promote community and/or economic improvement within the region.

For more information on the Community Development Grants Program click here.

For more information on the Economic Development Grants Program click here.

In-Kind Assistance

The Financial In-Kind Assistance program aims to provide assistance to community organisations who make a positive contribution to the quality of life of the community or offer benefit to the Shire as a whole, through projects, activities and events.

Click here for more information about Council's Financial In-Kind Assistance program.

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is delivered as a partnership between Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and eligible local councils across the state.

RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions. RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities across Queensland.

Click here for more information about the RADF program.

Council invites individuals, community groups, arts and non-arts organisations throughout the Shire to share their vision of local arts and culture. Responses may be submitted using this form or click here to complete an online survey.

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10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4069 5444

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