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The Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) recognises the vital contribution that individuals and community organisations make to the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of the Gladstone community and has established a Sponsorship Program to support community initiatives that align with our vision and values.  Sponsorship may be in cash, services or other in-kind support.

Our Sponsorship Framework provides you with an overview of the application process, criterial and eligibility.  GAWB currently has two grant options available:

NAME MAXIUMUM VALUE CLOSING DATE(S)
General Sponsorship No limit Year-round
Environmental Micro Grants $1,500 (plus GST) 31 March 31 September

The Sponsorship Application Forms for both of these grants can be found below.

Before applying please ensure you have.

  • Read GAWB’s Sponsorship Framework
  • Your event is is eligible for sponsorship
  • Completed all sections of the Sponsorship Application Form
  • Included a copy of your Public Liability Insurance (not required for individuals)

General Sponsorship Program

GAWB’s General Sponsorship Program aims to provide funding from an established budget to individuals and/or community groups in support of local communities, events and initiatives. There is no limit to the funding requested and applications are open all year round.

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • Public Interest
  • Corporate Identify
  • Community Engagement
  • Water Supply
  • Catchment Management
  • Water quality
  • Environmentally Sustainable Behaviour

Environmental Micro Grants

GAWB’s Environmental Micro Grants aim to provide funding for environmentally focussed projects, programs and activities. As a micro grant, funding per application is capped at $1,500 (ex GST) to ensure support to the greatest number of programs and organisations.

Through GAWB’s Environmental Micro Grants, we aim to support initiatives in the Gladstone Region which:

  • Improve environmental / nature-based outcomes
  • Enhance environmental understanding in the community
  • Encourage community participation in environmental activities
NAME MAXIMUM VALUE CLOSING DATE(S)
General Sponsorship No limit Year-round
Environmental Micro Grants $1,500 (plus GST) 31 March 31 September

Events at Awoonga Dam

Whether you or your Club would like to hold an event at the Recreation Area, or on or around the lake itself, GAWB is happy to discuss your options.

Please complete an Application to Hold Event at Lake Awoonga and submit it to GAWB at least 3 months before your planned event.

Please note that if your event is an Aquatic Event, application must also be made to Maritime Safety Queensland:

Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) Main Website    |    MSQ Information regarding Aquatic Event Applications 

     |     MSQ Information regarding COVID-19 Checklists and Protocols 

No dogs or cats allowed at the Awoonga Recreational Area.