Category Archives: Grants Back

Has your library considered a Queensland Government sponsorship?

Sponsorship is available to businesses, associations, local councils and not-for-profits to deliver significant initiatives and events in Queensland that help: • create jobs in a strong economy • give all our children a great start • keep Queenslanders healthy • keep communities safe • protect the Great Barrier Reef • be a responsive government. To … Read more

Apply for a Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grant

Australian Aboriginal artwork

Public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres are eligible to apply for a small grant to support a 2020 National Reconciliation Week event. National Reconciliation Week is a national campaign, 27 May to 3 June, celebrating and building on respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and non-Indigenous Australians. The dates commemorate … Read more

Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council digitises 1,500 historic images

Hope Valley Aboriginal Mission Station (Muni Day), 1977

The Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council, in partnership with State Library Queensland, has recently completed a Micro Grant Program allowing digitisation of nearly 1,500 historic images held by the Lutheran Church Archives in South Australia. Dating from 1897, the images commemorate the history of the Guugu Yimithirr people and the building of the Hope Vale … Read more

Two new First 5 Forever grant rounds now open

Woman holding a baby in a library.

Applications close 19 November 2019 First 5 Forever Project Grant 2019-20 Funding totalling $500,000 is available to Queensland public libraries and IKCs to apply for grants of between $5,000 up to $30,000 to deliver innovative projects that: a) support stronger language and early literacy environments for children aged 0-5 delivered by public libraries and Indigenous … Read more

Early Literacy in Action: Play based resources. Order your play-based resources now!

Child sitting on 3D plastic rainbow holding a plastic block

Orders close Friday 11 October. As part of the First 5 Forever Community Literacy Project , State Library of Queensland is making play-based resources available to all Queensland public libraries and IKCs. Libraries can select from a list of more than 200 play based resources including creative and dramatic play, sensory and developmental play, and … Read more

Advanced Queensland Engaging Science Grants now available

Libraries are encouraged to apply for the Science grants of up to $10,000 under the next round of the Advance Queensland Engaging Science Grants to support STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) activities and programs in your library. Aimed at providing an event or research activity involving students, parents and scientists, this is a … Read more

$894,996 in grants for Queensland public libraries

Young boy reading a picture book

Projects that create inclusive spaces for people with disabilities, capture cultural capital or support new parents are some of the exciting Queensland public library initiatives to benefit from nearly $894,996 in State Government grants, administered by State Library of Queensland. Strategic Priorities Grants $395,164 has been awarded through State Library’s Public Library Strategic Priorities Grants, … Read more