The City of Gold Coast recognises the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community. To support our not-for-profit groups, the City is offering a Community Group Mentoring Program.

We are seeking expressions of interest from eligible not-for-profit community groups to participate in six hours of free individualised support from a mentor.

Eligible groups can select one of the following opportunities:

  • business planning;
  • understanding fundraising and funding opportunities;
  • marketing with an online focus; or
  • attracting and managing volunteers.

To be eligible community groups must:

  • be not-for-profit;
  • be located and operate within the Gold Coast Local Government area;
  • have a maximum of one full time equivalent staff member located on the Gold Coast;
  • hold adequate Public Liability and Personal accident insurances; and
  • have 2 to 3 representatives of your group/organisation commit to participate in the program and attend the mentoring sessions (ideally management committee representatives) between December 2020 and April 2021.

To apply for the Community Group Mentoring Program, please download this form and return it to
If you have trouble downloading the form or require any further information, please contact the Safe and Liveable Communities Branch on (07) 5581 6642 or email

Expressions of Interest close at 4pm on Friday 30 October 2020.

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