2021-22 Show Societies Grants Program
The Show Societies Grants Program (SSGP) is an annual allocation-based funding program of $2 million supporting Show Societies and affiliated organisations throughout Queensland to conduct annual agricultural shows.
The SSGP provides financial support for operating costs associated with the conduct of annual agricultural shows, and costs towards new infrastructure or upgrade and maintenance to showground facilities essential to the operation of the annual agricultural show.
The current funding allocation is for the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
2021–22 Shows impacted by COVID-19
The Queensland Government remains committed to supporting funded organisations which continue to be impacted by the Novel Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
Where an organisation is unable to conduct its annual agricultural show due to the direct impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisation must advise the department of the cancellation. However, the organisation may acquit its grant against any incurred eligible costs. In these cases, organisations are encouraged to consider using the available funding to invest in new infrastructure or upgrades and maintenance to showground facilities essential to the operation of the annual agricultural show.
All incurred expenditure must be eligible under the program guidelines. If you have any queries in relation to cancellation of annual agricultural shows or eligibility under the grant, please contact the department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have moved to a new portal to manage the administration of grants to organisations. Please access eGrant to submit your 2021-22 SSGP Project Completion and Acquittal Report.
For more information about the Show Societies Grants Program contact the department.
Brisbane office – Funding and Program Management
Phone: 07 3452 6730
Last updated: 12 Nov 2021