Project Grants

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield, through its Project Grant Program aims to support not-for-profit community groups and organisations with projects that deliver a community wellbeing outcome to PAE residents.

Guidelines

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.
Project Grants Guidelines

Timeframes

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. We aim to notify you within four weeks following the closing dates.

Closing dates are as follows:
3pm Thursday, 31st October 2019
3pm Friday, 31st January 2020
3pm Thursday, 30th April 2020
What Funding options are there?

Applicants can apply for up to a maximum of $7,500 in any 12 month period. The total funding pool adopted by Council for the Community Projects in the 2019/20 financial year is $68,000.

Eligibility & Assessment criteria

Only not-for-profit incorporated groups or organisations providing community wellbeing outcomes are eligible to apply.

Please see our guidelines for ineligible applicants

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Criteria

Weighting

1.

The application identifies a clear outcome for the funding priorities in creating a city that supports community wellbeing (Community)

30%

2.

The application identifies how the applicant contributes to the City Plan 2030 priority theme for the Economy

5%

3.

The application identifies how the applicant contributes to the City Plan 2030 priority theme for the Environment

5%

4.

The application identifies how the applicant contributes to the City Plan 2030 priority theme for the Placemaking

5%

5.

The application identifies how the applicant contributes to the City Plan 2030 priority theme for the Leadership

5%

6.

The application demonstrates evidence and/or clear reasons for why the project is important for the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.

15%

7.

The application outlines a plan for delivery – including engagement of target audience and, consideration of risk

15%

8.

The application outlines the evaluation of the project - including did you achieve what you set out to achieve, what did you learn and what would you change for next time.

10%

9.

The application outlines matched funding, in kind support or partner contribution (financial and in kind)

5%

10.

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

5%

Total

100%

*From time to time Council may request applications address specific community needs eg. Family violence. Weighting may be adapted accordingly.
 
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.

Support or access to computers and the internet can be provided if required.

This is not a capital works or equipment grant program. Please apply for an Equipment Grant if you are requesting funding solely for capital works or equipment.

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If you need to talk to someone about your grant application, which is highly recommended please contact Marissa Payne, Council's Funding & Partnerships Officer on (08) 8405 6882 or by email at marissa.payne@cityofpae.sa.gov.au

Success Stories

CK Community Hub (previously known as Cottage Kitchen) were approved $3,595 to deliver a creative art project that will engage people experiencing mental health challenges in photography and watercolour painting workshops with exhibitions to be held during SALA in August 2019.

Junction Community Centre were approved $6,466 to establish a multicultural community choir to bring isolated people together and encourage cross cultural relationships.

Second Chances SA were approved $7,500 to support children of prisoners in the PAE region to attend camps where young people are mentored and engaged in activities which build their sense of positive value, with the aim of diverting them from entering the juvenile justice system.

Caribbean Association of South Australia were approved $6,259 to deliver an after school music program from the Parks Library to engage disadvantaged and disengaged young people.

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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