Grants SA funding

Grants SA funding

The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) has simplified access to its community grants programs by establishing a one-stop Grants SA website (hyperlink - The Charitable and Social Welfare Fund, Multicultural Celebrating Diversity grants, Volunteer Training grants and Volunteer Support Fund will provide $3 million of one-off funding to community organisations in 2016-17 to support local projects that strengthen communities across South Australia.

Examples of previously successful applicant projects are:
• Building a Men’s Shed space
• Photocopier and office equipment upgrades
• The purchase of safe trailers for volunteers to use when transporting furniture
• Employment and training services
• New office fitout
• The purchase of event marquees
• Multicultural soccer festival
• The purchase of vehicles such as delivery vans

Community organisations will be able to apply for grant money using the online application form

The grants programs guideline can be accessed here

Funds are distributed through major, medium and minor funding rounds. Major grants of $20,001 to $50,000 are open twice a year, medium grants of $5,001 to $20,000 are open four times a year and minor grants of up to $5,000 are open all year.

The remaining grant round dates for this Financial Year are:
1 September 2016 to 31 October 2016
1 August 2016 to 15 September 2016; 1 October 2016 to 15 November 2016;
1 December 2016 to 15 January 2017
open all year with each round closing on the last day of each month.


NOTE: applications must be received by 5pm on the last working day of every month of a round end.

Contact Mr Andrew Martin, Special Projects Officer on 08 8522 9275 if you require further information regarding Grants SA.

After Hours Contact Call 08 8522 9211
43 High Street, Gawler East SA 5118
Tel: 08 8522 9211
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