Individual Grants

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield, through its Individual Grant Program aims to support residents to undertake activities that provide opportunities to enhance the health, wellbeing and quality of life for the PAE community. We want to build a community which is engaged, resilient and/or supports future leaders thereby fostering stronger community connections. Council is committed to investing in our residents and we are looking to ensure that the City of Port Adelaide Enfield is a place our residents love to be.


Please read the Grant Guidelines carefully before applying. Many documents on this site are displayed as PDF files. If you have problems accessing, reading or understanding these documents please contact us on 8405 6972.
Individual Grant Guidelines


Applications are processed as they are received. We aim to notify you within four weeks following your submission.

Applications for Individual Grants are now OPEN
What Funding options are there?

Applicants can apply for $200 over any 12 month period. The total funding pool adopted by Council for the Individual Grants in the 2019/20 financial year is $60,000

Eligibility & Assessment criteria

Only City of PAE residents are eligible to apply for an Individual Grant to assist in the participation of significant activities or opportunities. Please see our guidelines for ineligible applicants.

How to apply

We provide an online application tool to help you prepare and submit your application. It's called SmartyGrants and it's available via the Apply Now button below. If you're a new user, you will need to start by registering a new account. Once registered and logged in you will be redirected to the "Before you Begin" page where you can start your application.

Applicants can only apply online when funding rounds are open. Support or access to computers and the internet can be provided if required.


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If you need to talk to someone about your grant application please contact one of Council's friendly
Funding & Partnerships Officers on (08) 8405 6972 or by email at

What are we looking for?

Some examples of eligible activities include the following but are not limited to:

  • Participation in a national or international level competition;
  • Participation in Youth Parliament;
  • Participation in Youth Adventure Day Sails;
  • Participation in a unique art festival, exhibition or competition for an emerging artist;
  • Participation in workshops or conferences that will develop the artist’s skills where they can demonstrate this participation will deliver benefit to the PAE community.
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
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