Awards and Grants

We recognise and appreciate the service, commitment and achievements individuals and organisations give to enhance local community spirit and pride. Council conducts annual awards programs under several categories to acknowledge and celebrate those in the community who work to help others and enhance the quality of life around our City.

Council offers a range of grant funding opportunities to eligible applicants. Funding and eligibility criteria apply to all Council grants. Please see the links to the left for details on all Council's grant programs.

Applications can be submitted when funding rounds are open through the link below. Prior to preparing your application please read through the guidelines and conditions for each category of assistance that you are submitting an application.

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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: Marissa Payne on (08) 84056882 or Andrea Satireyo on (08) 84056972 or by email at


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In addition to Council's Grant programs, grant funds are also available from State and Federal Governments and from philanthropic organisations. Such funding opportunities are usually advertised in the Saturday edition of the "Advertiser" when the funding round opens. Further information can also be found through grant directories, we have provided three as part of the related links that will assist non-government community service agencies to locate a broad range of information, assistance programs and funding opportunities relevant to you and/or your community's needs.

External Funding Websites

Funding for the Arts

A number of funding opportunities are provided by the the South Australian Government and the Commonwealth Government, to support creative and artistic pursuits.

Sustainability Grants

Below are a number of grants to help preserve and sustain our precious natural resources and to support safer, greener, and more active travel choices.

Sporting Grants

Grants are avalable to active recreation and sporting clubs to assist with sport development, facilities, programs and equipment.

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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