Roper Gulf Community Grants Program Opening Soon

Staff from Borroloola Police Station museum standing around lawnmower

Image description: Joseph Smith (Resource Recovery Coordinator) and Councillor Samuel Evans with Eddie Webber, Janette Leather and Ted Firkin from the Old Borroloola Police Station Museum. The Museum was a successful applicant in Round 1 of the 2022-2023 community grants program and used the funding to purchase a new lawnmower (pictured).

Roper Gulf Regional Council will open Round 2 of its Community Grants Program on Tuesday 11 April 2023 at 9:00am.

This will be the second round of community grant funding for the 2022-2023 financial year, with $30,000 of funding available.

Community groups, organisations and individuals are invited to apply for grant funding of up to $5,000 each to support local community projects.

The purpose of the grants program is to encourage and support community initiatives that respond to local needs, enhance community wellbeing, culture, reconciliation and quality of life and are of benefit to residents of the Roper Gulf region.

Applicants are encouraged to read the Program Guidelines available on Council’s website to find out more details about the program and eligibility.  

All applications can be done online on Council’s website. Visit the Community Grants Program page and start your application. 

Applications will close on Friday 12 May 2023.

You can discuss your grant and application with the Grants Coordinator at any time. If you would like to discuss your grant application, please call (08) 8972 9038 or email

Council is proud to be able to provide financial support to local people and local organisations with great ideas to help the region.


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Bethany O’SULLIVAN | Communications Coordinator | (08) 8972 9024