Regional Futures – Collaborative Projects QLD

This program supports regional innovation leaders to collaborate with partners to unlock Queensland’s economic potential, whether by solving a significant problem or creating an opportunity for the regions.
Closes in 37 days

Closing date: Thursday 27 June 2024 Thu 27 Jun 2024

What do you get?

Matched funding of up to $200,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland regional organisations.


Funding is available for projects of up to 18 months in which collaborations are created across regional Queensland to solve significant innovation challenges.

Collaborative projects should aim to:

  • provide tangible benefits to regional communities
  • support regional strengths and/or emerging industries
  • realise potential and remove barriers targeting issues of regional significance
  • increase the regional ecosystem’s capability and contribute to its future prosperity and resilience.

Eligible project costs that the funding can be used for include:

  • salaries (including salary-related on-costs) for project staff
  • consumables required specifically for the project
  • plant and equipment required specifically for the project up to a total cumulative value of $10,000 during the term of the grant
  • reasonable travel costs necessary to undertake project activity
  • specialist advice and services provided by unrelated (external) providers.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible for funding, the applicant organisation must, at the time of application:

  • be based in a Queensland region
  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • be collaborating with one or more organisation(s) based in a Queensland region
  • be able to match the requested funding 1:1 in cash.

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