• Events for 2023

    To give you an idea of what the COCB is offering in 2023 here’s a proposed program of activities for the first half of the year. As you can see not all actual dates have been set. You can email Howard on sunshinecoast@cocb.org.au to receive email updates, or check back for info on when and […]

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  • Event: Sharing for social good: Creative Commons and Not for Profits

    As part of the Changemakers festival, the Coalition of Community Boards are pleased to be hosting an online event that will explore potential of Creative Commons—the international open licensing rights management legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation—for the Not for Profit, community organising and social enterprise sectors.

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  • Social Investment Draft Framework: CoCB Response

    The Coalition of Community Boards has submitted a response to the Draft Social Services Investment Framework. The response was built on discussions within the network of board members within the Coalition, and draws on the Collective Impact Model being trialled by Logan City Council.

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  • FREE KNIT Program Overview – Logan Area

    A Special Opportunity for Community Organisations to Enhance the Services of their Organisation and the Skills and Capacity of their Staff Logan East Community Neighbourhood Association (LECNA), in collaboration with David Rolls, B.Ed. (Soc. Wk.), has achieved a great deal of success over the past eight years by utilising the KNIT (Knowledge, Networking, Intervention and […]

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  • Site under reconstruction

    We are currently adding some members only functionality and redesigning some of the features of the site. This means you may see some things that don’t look quite right for the next day.  All the information on the website is still available.

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  • Event: Logan Community Conversations

    The Logan Community Group Alliance has launched a series of Community Conversations about the role of smaller locally-based organisations with a community development focus in the Logan region.

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  • Update: Whitsundays, Isaac, Mackay Regional Planning Group

    The Whitsundays, Isaac, Mackay Regional Planning Group has developed over time to include many other stakeholders other than board members. With many thanks to the  group, and especially Carmel Daveson and Eunice Donovan, they have compiled a document outlining the processes used from initiation to early formation employing community development frameworks and defined memorandums of […]

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  • Board Builder Newsletter

    Happy New Year! Dusting out the cobwebs of the holiday season, it’s time to kick start the new year with some fantastic new resources for our network of board members.

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  • Creating a local foundation: Insights from the Buderim Foundation

    At the recent Community Development QLD Conference, guest speaker Leanne Evans from the Buderim Foundation shared the Foundations journey and key insights to creating and maintaining a local foundation.

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  • Sustainable Funds for Community Organisations: Insights from the Queensland Community Foundation

    Anne Collett, Business Development Manager from the QLD Community Foundation was one of a stellar line up of guest speakers at the recent CoCB Community Development QLD Conference. Complimenting insights by Kristi Mansfield, Sydney Community Foundation and Jeff Buchanan, Global Philanthropy, Anne also discussed further what is required from NFP organisations and the key terms […]

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