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The SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative

Are you representative of a not-for-profit organisation that caters to children aged between 0 and 18 years of age? You may be eligible for the new SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative from Cancer Council Queensland and the Queensland Department of Health! With grants up to a maximum of $20,000, this is not something you want to miss out on. The experts at Brisbane Shade & Sails are here to breakdown the grant, what it applies to, who can apply and how you can apply in this article.


What Is The SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative?

The SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative is a new grant developed by Cancer Council Queensland and the Queensland Department of Health. It is designed to help not-for-profit organisations attain high-quality shade solutions to keep children protected from the sun when outdoors. The grant provides funding for 75 percent of the total cost of the project, up to a maximum of $20,000. It is a fantastic opportunity for eligible organisations to secure funding for their necessary projects.


Who Is Eligible For The Grant?

The grant is eligible for not-for-profit organisations in Queensland that cater to children ranging from 0 to 18 years of age. Here is the list provided by Cancer Council Queensland:


  • Not for profit Queensland organisations and facilities that provide services for children aged 0-18 years
  • Early Childhood Centres
  • Primary and Secondary Schools (inc. private and independent)
  • Junior Sporting organisations
  • OSHC
  • Youth Community Groups
  • Have not received funding from us in the last two years
  • Highly encourage anyone from the North West HHS, Central Queensland HHS, Darling
  • Downs HHS, Sunshine Coast HHS, Townsville HHS, South West HHS and Central West HHS


What Can You Use The Grant For?

The grant is designed to provide funding for permanent shade solutions. This can include permanent shade sails. At Brisbane Shade & Sails, we offer high-quality shade sails that perfectly fit these requirements. Plus, they work great in virtually any outdoor space for not-for-profit organisations.


When Will You Find Out If Your Application Is Successful?

Cancer Council Queensland note that you will receive notification of the status of your application in early 2022. This notification will be made regardless of whether your application is successful or unsuccessful.


How Brisbane Shade & Sails Can Help You

As Brisbane’s number one shading experts, we are the team you can trust for your shading needs. Contact us today and our team can help you by creating a quote for your shading installation, which will be beneficial to your application to the SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative. Plus, our design team can sit down with you to determine the best shading fit for your outdoor space.

You can call our team today on (07) 3216 7699 or 1300 781 798. Alternatively, you can click here to get in touch with the Brisbane Giant Umbrellas team via our website. 

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