Information regarding available grants. If you would like more information about these grants or assistance with identifying grants that may be applicable to you, please contact the office.
A database of government grants for businesses, committees, clubs and individuals.
Community Benefit SA
'Community Benefit SA (CBSA) provides one-off project funding to incorporated, non-government, non-profit, charitable and social welfare organisations to develop and strengthen communities across the metropolitan, rural and remote regions of South Australia.
Grants aim to improve the community participation, life management skills, well-being and quality of life of disadvantaged individuals, families and communities'
South Australian Micro Finance Fund
'The South Australia Micro Finance Fund is a competitive, merit-based grant program established to help people translate good ideas and business models into new high-value businesses. It is a grant program that offers 2:1 funding of up to $50 000 (the applicant can receive $2 of SAMFF funding for every $1 raised itself.'
'Multicultural Grants is administered by the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion. The grants are designed to help multicultural organisations celebrate, showcase and support their cultures and communities. Multicultural Grants currently administers $650,000 of annual funding across four primary categories. These are Major Festivals, Community Partnership Grants, Performance Grants and One-off Grants.'
Office for Recreation and Sport
Provides assistance to recreation and sports club to develop facilities, grow the sport or activity, improve services and access developmental opportunities.
Office for Volunteers
'A range of grants are available to assist South Australian organisations support their volunteers and deliver important services in the community.'
Office for Ageing Community Grants
'The Grants for Seniors and Positive Ageing Grants programs reflect the State Government’s vision to bring the community together to create an all-ages-friendly state as outlined in the recently released, Prosperity Through Longevity: South Australia's Ageing Plan, Our Vision 2014-2019.'
First Home Owners Grant
'The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) is paid by the State Government to eligible first home owners. The payment is made only after an application has been submitted to and approved by RevenueSA or a financial institution authorised by RevenueSA to process applications.'
Anzac Day Commemoration Fund
'The Fund is established under the ANZAC Day Commemoration Act 2005. The Council is responsible for the distribution of the fund and has developed the guidelines and application process. Grants of up to $10,000 will be available from the ANZAC Day Commemoration Fund to support a range of initiatives that focus on educating the community about the significance of ANZAC Day and commemorating our nation's military heritage.'
ANZ Netball Nation
'Netball Nation is awarding netball related grants to passionate netball players, umpires, coaches, clubs, associations and fans. There’s a grant suitable for everyone involved in Netball – whether it’s new equipment, netball uniforms or a VIP experience at an ANZ Championship match.'
'The Wyatt Trust offers opportunities for South Australians experiencing poverty so they can lead satisfying, productive lives and participate more actively in the community. Applications are only accepted from professionals, working in a recognised agency, on behalf of eligible clients experiencing financial hardship. The Wyatt Trust cannot accept applications from individuals on their own behalf, and applicants are requested not to contact The Wyatt Trust directly.'
'The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body.
Their focus is on increasing the visibility of Australia's vibrant arts and culture, and recognising the evolving way that Australians make and experience art. Their role is to support the unimagined along with the reimagined, the unknown and experimental along with the keenly anticipated.'
Australian Sports Commission
'The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) supports sport through many innovative programs ranging from promoting ethical sporting practices to helping clubs grow their membership base. It also works with national sporting organisations (NSOs) and national sporting organisations for people with disability (NSODs) to ensure clear pathways from community sport to elite performance. There are a number of opportunities for individuals and sporting organisations to receive funding through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).'
Bendigo Bank Community Enterprise Foundation
'The aim of the Foundation is to bring together local people who care about their community.
The Foundation currently partners with many communities and organisations across Australia to ensure that all fundraising and giving activities are undertaken in accordance with industry best practice standards, enabling these organisations to maximise their time doing what they do best: working in and helping their local communities.'
Clubs SA Funding
'Through Clubs SA there are many streams of funding available for the not-for-profit sector, including Clubs.' There are two main types of grants available, a once off small grant or a grant for larger projects.
Optus Community Grants
'Optus Community Grants have been supporting organisations that help vulnerable young Australians since 2008. So far, 237 grants have been given out, and over $1.5 million has been donated.
All projects must address one of the following categories: education and employability, inclusion and wellbeing or access to technology.'
State Smart PC Scheme
'The Smart State PC Donation Program was created to assist South Australian community based, not-for-profit organisations to access personal computer equipment from surplus government stocks.
2015 SUEZ Environnement Community Grants
'The SUEZ Environnement Community Grants program provides grants of up to $5,000 each to community groups that encourage local participation in social nad environmental projects which help create a more sustainable future.
As the first national grants program in the waste sector, our inaugural grant round launched in 2013. In 2014 we provided over $96,000 to 21 community groups across Australia. This year we will award even more funding to help even more community groups.'
Onkaparinga Council Community Grants
'The City of Onkaparinga offers a range of funding opportunities to undertake festivals, events and projects which benefit our communities. In 2014-15 we awarded more than $370,000 to support local groups, not-for-profit organisations, schools and businesses through our various grants and sponsorship programs.'
Marion Council Community Grants
'The purpose of the Community Grants Program is to assist local non-profit community groups and organisations to establish and undertake innovative projects or activities that are of benefit to the community and which supports the Community Plan - Towards 2040.
Grants are available to support non-profit groups to develop new projects benefiting the community. No matter how large or small your group is, if you have an idea for a project, then you may be eligible for a grant.'