Community Grants

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield is committed to creating 'A city that values its diverse community and embraces change through innovation, resilience and community leadership'. We are looking to fund projects and partnerships that help us create a City that supports community wellbeing. Please read through the below Community Grants Guidelines for all eligibility and assessment criteria. Financial year funding is subject to Council budget.

 

If you need to talk to someone about your grant application please contact one of Council's friendly Funding & Partnerships Officers: Marissa Payne on (08) 84056882 or Andrea Satireyo on (08) 84056972 or by email at grants@cityofpae.sa.gov.au

Community Partnerships

Partnership Grants support the delivery of significant projects that improve community health & wellbeing. Projects should demonstrate the collaboration of key stakeholders and be delivered through a partnership between the funded organisation(s) and Council. Grants of up to $25,000 per year may be considered for up to 3 years if there is a clear need for longer term funding to achieve successful outcomes.

Applications for Community Partnerships are now closed
Future funding rounds will be posted here prior to their opening date.

Small Grants

Grants of up to $1,000 are available for not-for-profit groups and organisations for unforeseen or short-notice projects that provide services or benefit to the local community. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year and will be processed as they are received. Unincorporated community groups can apply for Small Grants. The total funding pool adopted by Council for the Small Grants in the 2018/19 financial year is included in the Community Project funding allocation, as the same criteria must be met. However, the Small Grants Program is only available to applicants who need a quicker response and must be able to demonstrate that their project was unforeseen in order to be eligible.

Equipment Grants

Equipment Grants of up to $2,000 per year are available to not-for-profit groups and organisations to purchase equipment which supports them to deliver community wellbeing outcomes to City of PAE residents. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year and will be processed as they are received. Unincorporated community groups can apply for Equipment Grants.  The total funding pool adopted by Council for the Equipment Grants in the 2018/19 financial year is $25,000

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Community Projects

Project Grants of up to $7,500 aim to support the delivery of a broad range of projects that improve community health & wellbeing. Applications can be submitted at any time throughout the year with four assessment periods per year. The assessment period will occur during the months of February, May, August and November. The total funding pool adopted by Council for the Community Projects in the 2018/19 financial year is $68,000

Closing dates are as follows:
3pm Wednesday, 31st October 2018
3pm Thursday, 31st January 2019
3pm Tuesday, 30th April 2019

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Minor Community Events

This grant aims to assist not for profit community organisations with the cost of holding events with local community appeal and limited estimated attendance (approximately less than 1,000 people). Eligible applicants can apply for up to $750 once in any twelve month period. Please read through the below Minor Community Event Grant Guidelines. The total funding pool adopted by Council for the Minor Community Event Grants in the 2018/19 financial year is $5,000

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Facilities Rental Grants

This program provides eligible groups with a discounted rate for the use of Council managed halls, community centres, library community rooms and selected reserves for the provision of services, activities and programs that meet an identified community need. This program is open all year round. Eligibility criteria and conditions apply.

Please discuss the availability of the venue with the relevant Community Centre Co-ordinators for our Community Centres or Library Staff for our Library Facilities or Council's Booking Officer for our Halls on 8405 6600. Alternatively, if you wish to request the availability of any Council facilities, please fill out an online request form HERE

For further information on this topic, or if you have any questions, please call our helpful Customer Services team on 8405 6600 or email us at service@cityofpae.sa.gov.au.
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