QRIDA – Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants: Non-Profit Organisations

QRIDA – Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants: Non-Profit Organisations

Disaster Relief, Grants - Open grants, QLD Grants

Overview

This program aims to provide an exceptional circumstances grant to non-profit organisations to help pay for the costs of clean-up and reinstatement of organisations that have suffered direct damage as a direct result of an eligible disaster.

Grants of up to $50,000 are available, where:
– An initial amount of up to $25,000 is available (an initial claim). To support an initial claim evidence of the direct damage such as photographs, quotations, tax invoices and official receipts is required.
– A subsequent amount of up to $25,000 is available (a subsequent claim). To support subsequent claims full evidence of payment is required. (This evidence must also cover any amounts claimed under the initial claim if not already provided).

Multiple applications can be made up to the maximum amount available under this grant.

The Minister for Fire and Emergency Services has activated North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough, 25 January – 14 February 2019.

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants must:
– Be a non-profit organisation.
– Have a non-profit organisation located in the defined area for the eligible disaster and have suffered direct damage as a result of the eligible disaster.
– Have been engaged in carrying on the non-profit organisation when affected by the eligible disaster.
– Be primarily responsible for meeting the costs claimed in the application.
– Be unable to repair or replace assets directly damaged as a result of the eligible disaster from the applicant’s own resources without assistance under the scheme.
– Intend to re-establish the organisation in the defined disaster area for the eligible disaster.

An applicant may also be eligible for an exceptional circumstances grant if both of the following apply:
– The non-profit organisation is located outside the defined disaster area for the eligible disaster but carried on at least sometimes on a regular basis in the area.
– Plant or equipment of the non-profit organisation situated in the defined disaster area has been damaged as a result of the eligible disaster.

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