Grants & Awards

  • $100 Sport Vouchers Program – Ongoing

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    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.

  • Performers' Trust Foundation - Ongoing

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    The foundation provides grants to promote and encourage music and the music-related performing arts.

    Funding is available for one or more of the following purposes:

    • Performances at concerts at or for charitable institutions such as hospitals or homes for the aged.
    • Scholarships for the promotion and encouragement of musical and theatrical education.
    • The promotion and encouragement of the performing arts to the general public.
    • The aid or assistance of any beneficiary who is unable to adequately maintain herself/himself by her/his own exertions and other income.

    For more information visit Performers' Trust Foundation | PPCA

    Closes: Ongoing

  • Shows on the Road (GAL) - Country Arts SA - Closing 16th December 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to increase access to the arts through the delivery of professional performing arts to smaller country centres.

    For more information visit Grants - Country Arts SA

    Closes 16 December 2022

  • Skills Development Assistance Grants - Closing mid December 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Country Arts SA’s Skills Development Assistance Grants of up to $1,500 are available to support artists and arts workers to participate in professional development opportunities.

    For more information visit Grants - Country Arts SA

    Closes mid December 2022

  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Smart Charging Subsidy - Closing 30 June 2026

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    The EV Smart Charging Subsidy will support households installing 7 kW or above EV smart charging systems that actively manage charging, to optimise benefits for the vehicle owner and support South Australia’s electricity grid.

    This scheme finishes when 7,500 subsidies have been fully committed or 30 June 2026, whichever occurs first.

    For more information visit Department for Energy and Mining | Smart Charging Subsidy (energymining.sa.gov.au)

  • Green Industries SA – Charitable Recyclers Subsidy Program - Closing 30th August 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to enable eligible charitable recyclers to partially off-set some of the waste disposal costs associated with residual waste received by a waste depot for the purpose of disposal.

    For more information visit Charitable Recyclers Subsidy Program 2021-22 (greenindustries.sa.gov.au)

    Closes 30th August 2022

  • South Australian Tourism Commission – Regional Event Fund - Closing varied

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to strengthen the state’s regional events calendar and drive economic stimulus across the regions beyond the traditionally peak summer tourism period.

    There are four categories available:

    • Significant Event Funding, minimum grant up to $50,000 is available.
    • Established Event Funding, grants between $20,000 to $50,000 available.
    • Development Event Funding, grants between $10,000 to $20,000 available.
    • Emerging Event Funding, grants between $5,000 to $10,000 available.

    Applications for Established Event Funding, Development Event Funding, and Emerging Event Funding are available biannually. The funding dates are:

    • Round 1: Opens 30 January 2022 and closes 22 April 2022 5pm.
    • Round 2: Opens in August 2022

    Applications for Significant Event Funding can be submitted anytime.

    For more information visit: RDA Limestone Coast Grant Finder

  • Live Music Events Fund - Closing 30th June 2023

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to support live music events and festivals with the potential to grow into major tourist attractions.

    Expressions of interest for events taking place from 1 July 2022 – 30 June 2023 are currently being accepted

    For more information visit Live Music Events Fund - Music Development Office (mdo.sa.gov.au)

  • SA Electric Vehicle Subsidy Scheme

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to support the uptake of electric vehicles in South Australia.

    The program has two components:

    1. Electric vehicle purchase subsidy
    2. 2. Three-year motor registration fee exemption for new battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

    For more information visit Incentives for electric vehicles | Department of Treasury and Finance

    Closes When program has been fully subscribed

  • Strengthening Rural Communities program - Closing 30th August 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Three funding streams are currently available through Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal to give small remote, rural and regional communities access to funding to support community needs.

    They include:-

    • Rebuilding Regional Communities
    • Bushfire Recovery
    • Small and vital grants

    For more information visit Strengthening Rural Communities | FRRR

    Closes 30 August 2022

  • See It LIVE Events Grants - Closing when funds are expended

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Three funding streams are available to South Australian-based promoters, organisations, and businesses operating music venues to support them with costs.

    There are 100 grants of $5,000, 25 grants of $20,000, and five grants of $50,000 will be available.

    For more information visit Business Hub | See it LIVE | Event Grants

    Closes: when funding has been expended

  • Venue Improvement Grants - Closing when funds are expended

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    200 Venue Improvement Grants of $5,000 is available to eligible venues to assist with activity such as modifying layouts to allow for a small stage, create better viewing spaces for audiences, improve acoustics or upgrade sound systems.

    For more information visit Business Hub | See it LIVE | Venue Improvement Grants

    Closes: when funding has been expended

  • Quick Response Grants — Regional Arts Fund - Closing 30th November 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    • Up to $3000 for Individuals; Up to $5000 for Organisations/Community Groups

    The Quick Response Grant is available between the months of February to November closing at the end of each month.

    Quick Response Grants will fund professional development opportunities for artists and arts workers or small project opportunities. The program supports immediate need that arises where the activity is unable to be planned for or supported in other funding rounds, for example taking up professional development, skills development or small project opportunities at short notice.

    Closes the last day of each month, with the final grant closing 30 November 2022

    For more information visit Grants - Country Arts SA

  • Regional Capability Community Fund – Farm Fire Units - Closing 21st August 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Funding is available to reimburse approved purchases or a portion of a purchase from $200 to $3,000 (GST exclusive) of items such as first aid kits and UHF radios, but also a significant portion of a new pump, water tank etc.

    For more information visit Farm Fire Units - CFS

    Closes 21st August 2022

  • Expand Together Grants - Closes 31st August 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    The grants provide one-off funding to eligible multicultural organisations to upgrade, extend or build community facilities, to upgrade security, to purchase a community bus or van, or to purchase equipment for use by South Australia’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

    There are three categories of grants in this round of Expand Together Grants available to multicultural organisations for projects to be delivered over 12 months, commencing in December 2022.

    • Infrastructure Grants of up to $100 000 (One hundred thousand dollars only),
    • Security Upgrades and Community Transport of up to $50 000 (Fifty thousand dollars only), and
    • Equipment Grants of up to $20 000 (Twenty thousand dollars only).

    Closes 31 August 2022

    For more information visit Expand Together Grants | Department of the Premier and Cabinet (dpc.sa.gov.au)

  • Multicultural Media Grants - Closing 15th August 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    The grants provide one-off funding annually to eligible multicultural and multilingual media organisations to purchase or upgrade their equipment and provide training to enable skill development in communication.

    Closes 15 August 2022

    For more information visit Multicultural Media Grants | Department of the Premier and Cabinet (dpc.sa.gov.au)

  • Digital Donation Program (surplus government computers and laptops) - Closing 12th August 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    South Australian community based not-for-profit organisations can apply for surplus government agency computers and laptops through the digital donation program.

    To be eligible an organisation must be a not-for-profit South Australian organisation and:

    • incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1985
    • incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976
    • a company limited by guarantee formed under Corporations Law 1990
    • a statutory authority, with the exception of schools or educational facilities
    • a local government authority, progress association or group established under Section 41 or 42 of the Local Government Act 1999 (council committees or subsidiaries).

    A panel will assess the applications and make recommendations.

    If successful, you'll receive a letter of offer. Your organisation will be liable if any of the terms or conditions contained in the letter are breached.

    For more information visit: SA.GOV.AU - Apply for surplus government computers (www.sa.gov.au)

  • Carclew Project and Development Grant - Closing 2nd September 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to support artistic projects in any art form developed and presented for, by and with children and young people aged 26 years and under.

    Grants of up to $20,000 are available.

    Applicants must contact the program administrator prior to submitting an application.

    For more information visit Carclew Project & Development Grants

    Closes 2nd September 2022

  • Livestock Underpass Grant Scheme - Closing 30th June 2023

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Financial assistance is available 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.

    Applications close at 5pm on 30 June 2023, or when funding has been exhausted, whichever comes first

    For more information visit Livestock Underpass Grant Scheme - PIRSA

  • South Australian Film Corporation – Production Support: Screen Production Fund - Closing 20th October 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to support the production of outstanding scripted and unscripted content for any screen that generates significant economic outcomes for the South Australian screen industry. It also supports the production of narrative-driven film, television, online and VR content which is intended for commercial release via theatrical, broadcast, or digital content platforms.

    For more information visit Production - South Australian Film Corporation (safilm.com.au)

    Closes 20 October 2022

  • South Australian Film Corporation – Production Support: South Australian Revolving Loan Facility - Closing 20th October 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to provide secured loans to finance longform dramas and documentaries which are either stand-alone projects or series.

    For more information visit Production - South Australian Film Corporation (safilm.com.au)

    Closes 20 October 2022

  • Playford Trust Scholarships - Closing dates are varied

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Applications for University Scholarships and study awards for TAFE students are now being invited by the Playford Trust.

    For more information visit Scholarships - Playford Trust

    Closing dates – Various – please check website

  • Music Project Support Grants - Closing 22nd August 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Grants of up $15,000 are available for creative development to support recording and performing in the creation and/or release of new original music composition or content.

    Grants of up to $15,000 are also available for business development to support their efforts to facilitate the creation, presentation, production or delivery of original music.

    For more information visit: Music Development Office (SA) | Project Support Grants (mdo.sa.gov.au)

    Applications open on Friday, August 5, 2022 and close on Monday, August 22, 2022.

  • Celebrate Together Grants - Closing 30th September 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    The applications for Multicultural Affairs’ Celebrate Together (Round 2) Small Grants 2022 – 23 are now open.

    The Celebrate Together Grants provide one-off funding to eligible multicultural organisations to host festivals and events that celebrate cultural diversity.

    They assist multicultural organisations to host festivals and events to share their cultures, customs and traditions with all South Australians. .

    Small Grants of up to $5,000 support events held between 1 January 2023 and 30 June 2023.

    Multicultural Affairs will accept one application for the Celebrate Together Grants, per organisation per year.

    For more information please visit Grants | Department of the Premier and Cabinet (dpc.sa.gov.au)

    Applications for Small Grants (Round 2) are now open and close 30 September 2022 at 11pm. They follow Round 1 of applications for Large Grants and Small Grants that are now closed.

  • Experience Nature Tourism Fund - Closing 21st October 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Two funding streams are available that will showcase South Australia’s natural landscapes and encourage visitors to enjoy and learn more about the State’s important natural and cultural assets.

    Stream 1 – Quick Activation Projects, grants from $10,000 to $20,000

    Provided for projects that are ready to be activated. These grants could include one-off purchases.

    Stream 2 – Innovative Development Projects, grants from $20,001 to $50,000

    Provided for bigger projects which may have a longer duration and multiple elements.

    For more information visit Experience Nature Tourism Fund | Tourism SA

    Closes 21 October 2022

  • Active State Collaboration Program - Closing 30th September 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Funding is available for projects that provide everyone with an opportunity to participate in sport and recreation.

    Applicants will be required to demonstrate how their project will contribute to ORSR following priorities:-

    • Active lives – Movement, play and performance is embedded into the daily lives of South Australians.
    • Places and spaces – Places and spaces that encourage and support movement, play and performance are accessible to all.
    • Strategic partnerships – Community outcomes are delivered through strategic partnerships.

    For more information visit Active State Collaboration Program | Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (orsr.sa.gov.au)

    Closes 30 September 2022

  • Regional Event Fund - Closing 30th September 2022

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    Funding is available to strengthen the state’s regional events calendar and drive economic stimulus across the regions, with four funding streams available.

    The aim of the funding is to encourage the development of new and innovative regional events, grow existing events, and drive increased visitation and economic stimulus to the regional economy.

    The four funding streams are:-

    Significant event funding (from $50,000)

    Established event funding ($20,000 - $50,000)

    Development event funding ($10,000 - $20,000)

    Emerging event funding ($5,000 - $10,000)

    For more information visit Regional Event Fund | Tourism SA

    Closes 30 September 2022

  • usic Development Office – Project Support Grants

    (Grants are subject to early closure if all funds become allocated before published closing dates - please check the link below)

    This program aims to allow artists and music businesses to continue to develop new content, and to resume or develop new ways of working, planning and connecting under the current COVID-19 conditions and beyond.

    There are two funding streams available:

    • Stream A - Creative development: Seeks to support recording and performing artists, songwriters, producers, and artists managers (on behalf of their artists) in the creation, presentation, production or delivery of original music composition or content.
    • Stream B - Business development: Seeks to support recording studios, promoters, record labels, booking agents, live music venues, artist managers, and other music entrepreneurs, businesses or organisations with their efforts to facilitate the creation, presentation, production, or delivery of original music.

    Grants of up to $15,000 are available.

    Closing 22nd August 2022

    For more information visit: RDA Limestone Coast Grant Finder (grantguru.com.au)