Queensland Mental Health Week Community Event Grants - Carmalk Consulting

Funded by the Queensland Mental Health Commission and administered by CheckUP, the QMHW Community Events Grant Program will provide $100,000 in 2021 to subsidise events and activities held during QMHW.

The purpose of the grant program is to support local community activities that provide a focal point for awareness, education and understanding of mental health and wellbeing, and help foster community connection and inclusion for those living with mental illness, their families, carers and support people.

There are three main objectives of Queensland Mental Health Week:

  1. Raise awareness of the importance of mental health and wellbeing
  2. Increase understanding of mental illness and recovery
  3. Reduce stigma and discrimination

Funding Amounts

The grant amounts that are being offered (excluding GST) in 2021 are:

  • $500
  • $1000
  • $3000

Key Dates

  • Grant applications open on Monday 17 May 2021
  • Grant applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021
  • Applicants will be notified whether they are successful in August 2021


The following are eligible to apply for a grant under the grant program for QMHW events and activities:

  • Incorporated bodies, including not-for-profits, clubs, community groups and companies
  • Schools – state and private schools must apply via their P&C
  • Local governments

For more information about this grant, please head to the Queensland Mental Health Week website.

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