Grants & Awards


  • $100 Sport Vouchers Program – Ongoing

    The Sports Vouchers program is a Government of South Australia initiative administered by the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing.

    The program provides an opportunity for primary school aged children from Reception to Year 7 to receive up to a $100 discount on sports or dance membership/registration fees. The purpose is to increase the number of children playing organised sport or participating in dance activities by reducing cost as a barrier.

    For more information and to download the voucher, visit the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing's website.

  • $5 million Nature-Based Tourism Co-Investment Fund - Closing 2025

    The Nature-based Tourism Co-investment Fund is a pilot grant program designed to assist eligible businesses and organisations to partner with the South Australian Government to deliver sustainable, quality tourism experiences in South Australia.

    The $5 million Nature-Based Tourism Co-investment Fund is part of the $22 million Parks 2025 strategy and will provide the stimulus and support which businesses need to activate or build on existing ecologically sensitive tourism offerings in the state’s national parks, reserves, botanic gardens, and Crown Land.

    For more information and how to apply, visit the SA National Parks and Wildlife Service Website.

  • Livestock Underpass Grants Scheme - Closing 30th June 2022

    The Regional Growth Fund is providing financial assistance to eligible livestock primary producers, abattoirs and saleyards to establish livestock underpasses linking farming properties (or abattoir or saleyard) that are crossed by public roads.

    50% of eligible costs associated with the construction and installation of an underpass is available, up to a maximum of $70,000.

    Funding closes 30th June 2022 or when funding has been exhausted

    For more information visit the PIRSA website.

  • Tourism Industry Development fund - Closing 31st March 2022

    The Tourism Industry Development Fund is designed to support and stimulate private sector investment in new and improved regional accommodation, and the development of quality tourism product and experiences. It aims to assist in the COVID recovery of regional tourism by encouraging regional operators to improve and diversify so they can attract more visitors and get a higher return on their offering.

    Through the South Australian Tourism Commission, the State Government is committing $20 million to the Tourism Industry Development Fund over two years to support regional tourism in South Australia.

    The Tourism Industry Development Fund aims to:

    • Improve tourism infrastructure and experiences that appeal to target markets
    • Grow economic benefit via increased visitor expenditure
    • Create new jobs and develop skills
    • Encourage further development by the private sector in infrastructure and visitor facilities
    • Encourage businesses to working collaboratively
    • Implement sustainable business practices.

    For more information and to apply online, visit the Tourism SA website.

  • AgTech Rebate for Livestock Producers - Closing 31st March 2022

    If you are a South Australian sheep and cattle producer, you could be eligible to access a State Government rebate of up to $10,000 to help you embrace AgTech on-farm, and enable the use of data-based decision making to help grow business profitability and productivity.

    The Livestock AgTech Adoption Rebate is part of the $7.5 million Red Meat and Wool Growth Program and is designed to encourage livestock producers to invest in new technology and obtain the necessary training and support to implement it successfully.

    Eligibility for the rebate
    The rebate is available to sheep, cattle and wool producers and to be eligible, producers need to:

    • attend a one-day Livestock Enterprise Planning session and one-on-one coaching
    • complete a Farm AgTech Adoption Plan (developed as part of the planning session).

    Funding available

    A rebate of up to $10,000 can be used to implement high priority actions in your Farm AgTech Adoption Plan. This may include costs associated with training, consultancy and/or advisory services and precision livestock management technology.

    For more information and to apply online visit the Department of Primary Industries and Regions website.

  • Bendigo Bank Scholarship for Uni students 2022 - Closing 28th January 2022

    This scholarship is to assist local students who have been offered a full time place at an Australian University, TAFE or college for the first time to study an undergraduate bachelor’s degree first year level and who may be experiencing financial and / or social challenges.

    For more information visit

  • 2022 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships - Closing 7th January 2022

    opens Monday 6th December.

    C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships are one of the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate students in Australia. Each residential scholarship is valued at up to $60,000 over three years. The scholarships are available to all Australian students. The majority have been awarded to students entering their first year of university studies.

    For more information visit

  • Arts Independent Makers and Presenters - Various closing dates

    The Department of the Premier and Cabinet is responsible for the administration of arts and culture grant programs.

    Funding programs span art forms and sectors, including public art and design, independent makers and presenters, artists and organisations for the deaf, people with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts.

    For more information and to apply, visit the Department of the Premier and Cabinet website.

  • Playford Scholarships Various Closing Dates

    Applications for a number of scholarships are now open to help students make the most of their studies, achieve their potential and contribute to South Australia’s knowledge, skills and research base.

    Some of the scholarships include:-

    • Aerospace Engineering Scholarships
    • $20,000 Mining and Petroleum Engineering Scholarships
    • Three residential scholarships for SA regional students
    • Trust Science and Engineering Scholarships

    For more information visit the Playford Trust website at Scholarships - Playford Trust

  • ​OneFortyOne Community Grants Program - Open all year

    Community groups can now apply for a grant up to $5,000 that supports the following:-

    People - promoting individual and community safety and wellbeing

    Ideas – contributing to culturally vibrant and sustainable communities

    Nature – regenerating our natural environment, and

    Education – supporting education and training

    For more information visit Community Grants | OneFortyOne

  • Museums & Collections Small Grants - Closing 10th December 2021

    Amounts between $100 and $1,000 are available to make small purchases of goods or services or to take advantage of skills development opportunity that will help your organisation to build or maintain good practice standards.

    For more information visit

  • ​2021 Innovate with nbn™ Grants Program - Closing 30th November 2021

    $95,000 in total funding available to support regional and remote businesses to drive the development and adoption of their bright idea.

    For more information visit Innovate with nbn™ Grants Program | nbn (

    Applications close 30 November 2021

  • ​Grants SA - Closing 26th November 2021

    Grants SA project funding is for not-for-profit community organisations to improve community participation, wellbeing, and quality of life for people living and working in South Australia.

    Grants SA’s purpose is to provide funding to programs and services that encourage and support:

    • Local community needs
    • Strong and inclusive communities
    • Wellbeing
    • Disadvantaged young people, adults, and families.

    Minor Grants Round of 2021–22 provides grants of up to $10,000 are open to the 26th November

    Medium Grants Round of 2021–22 provides grants of up to $25,000 are open to the 12th November

    For more information visit DHS - Grants SA

  • FRRR Strengthening Rural Communities Grant - Closing 23rd November 2021

    Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.

    A broad range of charitable projects are considered under this program, including:

    • Delivering, or providing activities, events, programs and services;
    • Purchasing or hiring equipment and materials;
    • Community infrastructure projects;
    • Organisational capacity building; and
    • Community resource development.

    For more information visit Strengthening Rural Communities | FRRR

  • Active Club Program - Closing 17th November

    The objective of the ACP is to provide funding support to active recreation and sport clubs to further develop the programs and services they provide within the South Australian community.

    Grants of either $1,500 or $3,000 will be available for each applicant based on the membership of the club.

    For eligible applicants with less than 100 members the maximum grant available will be $1,500.

    For applicants with 100 or more members the maximum grant available will be $3,000.

    For more information visit ORSR - Active Club Program

  • ABC Heywire Trailblazers - Closing 10th November 2021

    Are you aged between 18 – 28 and are doing inspiring things in your regional town

    Apply now to have your work featured on the ABC

    For more information visit Trailblazers - Heywire - Heywire (

  • Green Industries SA - Circular Economy Market Development Grants - Closing 5th November 2021

    Grants for councils, industry associations, not-for-profit organisations, research institutes, and businesses that design, apply and scale-up innovative circular economy business models and practices or produce, manufacture, sell or promote South Australian recycled materials and recycled-content products

    For more information visit Circular Economy Market Development Grants (

  • Further support for South East businesses impacted by COVID-19 - Closing end of October 2021

    A Regional COVID-19 Support Grant – Lower South East will be introduced for impacted businesses in the local government areas of the City of Mount Gambier, District Council of Grant, and Wattle Range Council, targeted to tourism and hospitality businesses and other businesses experiencing at least a 30 per cent reduction in turnover.

    Grants of $3,000 for eligible employing businesses and $1,000 for non-employing businesses will be available.

    For more information visit Department of Treasury and Finance

  • ​Anzac Day Commemoration Fund - Closing end of October 2021

    Funding is available to commemorate South Australia’s men and women who have served in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations and the role they have played in shaping our nation.

    For more information visit

  • ​Stand Like Stone Spring Small Grants - Closing 31st October 2021

    Grants are available for charitable projects in the Limestone Coast which have a focus on community health and well-being, education, welfare, the arts, inclusion, animal welfare, community development, religion and the environment.

    This grants program is designed to support the people and projects of the Limestone Coast, and is aimed at community groups and not for profit organisations located in, or servicing, the seven council areas of the Limestone Coast. Grants of up to $10,000 are available.

    For more information visit Grants - Stand Like Stone