Sporting Club Grants

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield, through its Sporting Club Grant Program aims to support and encourage local active recreation for young people under 18 years.


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 6882.
Sporting Club Grants Program Guidelines


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

Applications for Sporting Club Grants in the 2018/2019 financial year are now CLOSED
Applications for the Sporting Club Grant program will re-open in July 2019 subject to Council Budget being endorsed
What Funding options are there?

Applicants can apply for up to a maximum of $750 in any 12 month period. The total funding pool adopted by Council for the Sporting Club Grant Program in the 2018/19 financial year is $15,000. This has now been fully expended.

Eligibility & Assessment criteria

Only not-for-profit incorporated sporting clubs, groups or organisations providing structured sport are eligible. Please review our guidelines for ineligible applications.





The application identifies a clear community wellbeing outcome



The application demonstrates consideration for marginalised and/or disadvantaged groups.



The application demonstrates how the grant benefits junior players (under 18).



The application demonstrates evidence and/or a clear need for the purchase.




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 6882 or by email at

Success Stories

Ghan Kilburn City FC was approved $700 to purchase soccer balls and bibs

Port Adelaide District Hockey Club Inc. was approved $750 to purchase hockey sticks and balls

North Haven Cricket Club was approved $750 to purchase cricket uniforms for the girl's cricket team.

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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