Buy Local

Brigade Grants

$1,000,000 in Grants for Queensland Rural Fire Brigades

200 x $5,000* Grants - 100% funded by donations

  • Open to all registered Queensland brigades
  • Equipment will be purchased by RFBAQ from local suppliers
  • For items not already supplied by the Rural Fire Service
  • One application per brigade

The grant process will be broken in to 4 rounds.

Dates as follows:
Round 1: October 2022 - 15 December 2022 **NOW CLOSED**
Round 2: January 2023 - 23 March 2023 **NOW CLOSED**
Round 3 - April 2023 - 12 June 2023 **NOW CLOSED**
Round 4 - July 2023 - 2nd October 2023 **OPEN NOW**

How to apply

Download our simple two-page form below, complete then return to us. We will seek input from your local RFSQ Area Office as well as your local RFBAQ Representative. Full process explained below.

Download an application form here.

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* Limit is $5,000, though you can apply for less. Funds can be a component of a larger project. Approved grants will only be paid up to amount applied for. Please ensure your supplier will honour their quote, and can provide an invoice made out to the Rural Fire Brigades Association Qld, including bank details. We will not pay quotes, orders etc, nor invoices made out to any entity other that Rural Fire Brigades Association Qld. Be aware that some suppliers do not issue invoices, nor will they accept payment using bank details.