Following on from the Sunshine Coast Discussion Forum held last year, a group of board members and supporters from local community organisations have been working to form the Sunshine Coast Coalition of Community Boards. Last month, those efforts were recognised by the Queensland Community Fund, awarding the group a grant to advance their work on… Continue reading Sunshine Coast group wins grant!
We are pleased to announce that the Coalition of Community Boards and Volunteering QLD have been successful in receiving funding from the Queensland Community Foundation for the Revitalising Community Governance Project. This is such a wonderful step that philanthropic bodies are recognising both the benefits of collaboration, and the benefits of community led governance. The… Continue reading Revitalising Community Governance Project: COCB Grant Award!
One of the aims of the Coalition of Community Boards is to engage with policy and program discussions within multiple levels of government and other stakeholders. We are pleased to announce that we have been involved in the Community Services Partnership Forum, held quarterly by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
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.
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.