Toowoomba Regional Council’s suite of community support grants is moving online. Council is teaming up with the SmartyGrants software platform and the new electronic application process will be introduced from 1 July 2022.
By moving to an online application process, Council is able to streamline how it manages its grants program while also providing users with one platform to access a multiple of available Council funding programs.
The entire application process – from start to finalisation, as well as contact from Council’s grants team during the review, funding agreement and acquittal stage – will occur from within the one platform.
SmartyGrants offers many advantages to users including the ability to attach required documents when submitting the completed application. Users will also no longer need to drop off their application in person or via the postal system.
SmartyGrants is preferred by many organisations or agencies which administer grant funding. The new electronic application forms will still be found under the existing "grants and funding" heading on the Council website at www.tr.qld.gov.au.
Regular grant subscribers may already be familiar with SmartyGrants, and for those that aren’t, Council is willing to meet with community groups and organisations to provide a simple overview of the system.
Those new to SmartyGrants are required to establish a user name and password before they can commence an application, and Council staff are willing to assist new users with this step.
Community information sessions will be held in May and June 2022. Please click on the Information Sessions PDF in the Document Library on the right-hand side of this page for details.
Council’s grants team is keen to know if you are or aren’t familiar with SmartyGrants. Please complete the short survey.