Grant opportunity in celebration of National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week is a national campaign with the aim of celebrating respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. ‘Don’t Keep History a Mystery’ is the theme for 2018, which gives all Australians the opportunity to celebrate and reflect on our shared history. It is in this spirit of celebration … Read more

Skilling Our Futures Grant 2018

A woman using an iPad

Skilling Our Future PD – Darling Downs & Southwest Queensland Following the success of last year’s Robotics Roadshow, SLQ is partnering with Regional Development Australia Darling Downs Southwest (RDA DDSW) to help regional libraries continue building skills in delivering Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) programs to their communities. This year’s program will kick … Read more

We are Queensland – grants available

We are Queensland grant

Public libraries are eligible to apply for the We Are Queensland grants program, which will support Queenslanders to be more involved in their communities and encourage a society where everyone is respected and welcome to make a positive and valued contribution to the community. Grants of up to $20,000 are available for Queensland-based community groups, … Read more

BE Quick – National Reconciliation Week funding available!

SLQ event

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and 25th anniversary of Mabo with a $5,000 grant. Local councils are eligible for a one-off $5,000 grant to work in partnership with a local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisation to mark these anniversaries during National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June 2017).   … Read more

SLQ grants closing dates extended!

The Next Horizon

Due to adverse weather conditions which may have affected some public libraries across Queensland, SLQ has extended the closing date of both the Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant and the Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Grant to Tuesday 18th April 2017. Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant Funding totalling $400,000 will be available to Queensland Local Government … Read more

Get in now – Community Heritage Grants close May 8

Heritage grants

It’s time to focus on that preservation project that you haven’t had the time or funds to get moving.   Up to $15,000 is available to libraries and other organisations to help with the assessment, preservation and conservation of nationally significant collections. There’s even an opportunity to upskill with training workshops supported as part of … Read more

Tech Savvy Seniors – let’s do it again this year!

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland

This is the second year of the Tech Savvy Seniors program, which is an ongoing partnership between the Queensland Government (through State Library of Queensland) and Telstra, to deliver technology training to seniors through public libraries across Queensland. The continuation of the program will enable participating libraries to reach more seniors across the state, to … Read more