GRANTS – FUNDING

GRANTS

Augusta Zadow Awards

Applications are open for an idea, project or research that delivers significant benefits to women and young workers in South Australian workplaces. A funding pool of $45,000 is available to improve women’s health and safety at work.

Successful projects will:
•Address a work health and safety issue faced by women or young workers, and/or
•Significantly improve health and safety for women and young workers through research or further
education.

For further information visit: https://www.safework.sa.gov.au/show_page.jsp?id=8603

Applications close on Friday, 22 June 2018

 

Community Banking Sector – Social Investment Grants

A total grant pool of $300,000 is available in 2018 for grants of either $25,000 or $50,000 for funding that delivers against the theme of Building resilience and capability in people experiencing homelessness or domestic abuse.

Applicants must be a not-for-profit organisation.

For further information visit: https://www.communitysectorbanking.com.au/grants

 

Community Support Program

Providing childcare providers with funding to set up and run child care services in areas where there are unique needs or where it might not otherwise be viable.

Be setting up or running a child care service that is approved under Section 195 of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

For further details visit: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/community-support-programme

Applications close Saturday, 30 June 2018

 

Safe Work Australia Sponsorship Program

Safe Work Australia is committed to improving work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia. Safe Work Australia provides support through the program to initiatives of individuals, businesses, government and non-government organisations that align with this commitment.

For further information visit: https://www.grants.gov.au/?event=public.GO.show&GOUUID=074F31ED-D8F1-38CD-33CB0DA788903C7C

Application close Saturday, 30 June 2018

 

Growing Cricket for Girls Fund

Growing Cricket for Girls Fund returns for a third summer with clubs, associations, school sporting associations and schools around Australia set to capitalise on the continued growth in cricket participation for women and girls.

Cricket Australia in partnership with the Commonwealth Bank established this ground breaking funding to directly support local cricket associations, cricket clubs, school sporting associations and secondary schools across the country to develop new girl’s competitions and teams and grow established competitions.

For further information visit: http://community.cricket.com.au/clubs/a-sport-for-all/growing-cricket-for-girls

Applications close Monday, 9 July 2018

 

Boots for All Equipment Grant

Boots for All’s vision is to have an active and socially inclusive Australia through sport. The organisation exists to break down barriers to sport participation and strengthen communities by collecting and distributing quality, new and near-new sports equipment to vulnerable Australians and by providing volunteering and training
opportunities via the Sports for All social enterprise sports store.

For further information visit: https://www.bootsforall.org.au/request-equipment

Applications are ongoing

 

Holden Vouchers

Clubs can apply for eBook vouchers, that can be sold for $5 each with 100% of the proceeds going straight to your club. Your club can apply for the vouchers free of charge, as well as support material to assist in selling the tickets.

The eBook voucher entitles the purchaser to download a ‘Great Getaways’ eBook, full of amazing driving  escapes across Australia and go in the draw for a new Holden.

For further information visit: https://www.holden.com.au/discover-holden/home-ground-advantage/voucher-information

 

The Norman Wettenhall Foundation – Small Environmental Grant Scheme

The Small Environmental Grant Scheme will provide support for groups or individuals undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban.

Projects will be considered around flora and fauna conservation, threatened mammal conservation.

These projects should involve any of the following:
•monitoring, recording and sharing data
•delivering community education
•providing community capacity building (e.g. skills training)
•research and science

For further information visit: https://wettenhall.org.au/grants/small-environmental-grants/

Applications close when there are a suitable number and spread of applications

Here are dates when the rounds open and the application form appears online:
•19th June 2018 (funding in August 2018)
•18th September (funding in November 2018)
•11th December 2018 (Funding in February 2019)

 

The Slater and Gordon Community Fund

The Slater and Gordon Community Fund is a philanthropic fund established in 2001 which offers grants to community groups in three key areas of focus:
•Assisting people with disease and disability and promoting their participation and inclusion
•Addressing inequality and disadvantage
•Encouraging young people to engage in healthy activity and lifestyles through a project or program

The fund is open to any group or organisation, so long as their project fits the criteria and they carry a DGR  status.

For further information visit: https://www.slatergordon.com.au/firm/community/our-community-fund

Applications are ongoing

 

Planning and Research Program (PRP)

The PRP provides funding for planning and research initiatives that contribute to the delivery of facilities,  programs and services that grow participation in active recreation and sport.

Eligible applicants are able to apply for up to $100,000 per application.

Planning Projects

Funding is available for strategic, evidence based planning initiatives that inform future active recreation and sport needs for communities.

Research Projects

Funding is available for evidence based research projects that supports policies, practices, and/or grows the knowledge base for active recreation and sport

For further information visit: http://ors.sa.gov.au/funding/apply_for_funding/planning_and_research_program

Applications are open year round allowing applicants to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) for a project at any time.

 

Local Sporting Champions

The Local Sporting Champions (LSC) program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young sportsmen and women aged 12-18.

If successful, applicants will receive a $500 grant that can be used towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at an official national sporting organisation (NSO) endorsed state, national or international sporting championships, or a School Sport Australia state, national or international championships.

For further information visit: https://www.ausport.gov.au/ais/grants_and_funding/local_sporting_champions

Applications are ongoing

 

Country Arts SA — Quick Response Grant

Regional artists can access professional arts development and training opportunities, or organisations/communities with small project opportunities that arise at short notice.

Individual—up to $1,500 which provides support for professional development opportunities for individual artist and arts workers in regional South Australia

Community—up to $3,000 which provides support for small-scale arts development initiatives for community groups and organisations in regional South Australia.

For further information visit: http://www.countryarts.org.au/funding

Applications are accepted at anytime during the year (Closed for a period over Christmas)

 

Veteran and Community Grants

The Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) program aims to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the veteran community by providing funding for projects that support activities and services to sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

V&CG is open to ex-service organisations, veteran representative groups and other organisations. V&CG  provides seed funding to develop projects that will become sustainable and financially viable and that have an ongoing benefit for members of the veteran community.

V&CG funding rounds occur on an ongoing, rolling basis. When sufficient applications are received or a two month period has elapsed, a funding round will be processed for the Minister’s decision up to 28 February 2019.

For further information visit: http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-and-grant-bursary-programs/veteran

Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year up to 28 February 2019

 

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

The STS Commemorative Grants program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and to involve people throughout the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s servicemen and women in wars, conflicts and peace operations, and promote appreciation and understanding of the role that those who served have played in shaping the nation.

Two categories of grants are available under the STS program:

Community Commemorative Grants (CCG) – Grants up to a maximum of $4,000 are available for community-based commemorative projects and activities. This includes, for example, the building of community memorials and the preservation of wartime memorabilia that is significant locally but is not necessarily nationally significant.

Major Commemorative Grants (MCG) – Grants in excess of $4,000 are available for projects and activities that are significant, usually from a national, state or territory perspective and that contribute to Australia’s understanding of its wartime heritage and honour the service and sacrifice of its servicemen and women.

For further information visit: http://www.dva.gov.au

 

Clubs SA/IGC Sponsorship Assistance Program

There are streams of funding available through Clubs SA for the not-for-profit sector, including clubs.

Before applying for any stream of funding it is advised that you contact Clubs SA for further details and assistance on the application process.

There is no set dollar value to the program, applications for sponsorship are considered by the board on case by case basis.

For further information visit: http://www.clubssa.com.au/about/funding

Applications are accepted at any time during the year

 

Grants SA

A new grants program, Grants SA, will provide $3 million in grants to improve community participation, wellbeing and quality of life for South Australians.

Through Grants SA, four one-off grant programs, the Charitable and Social Welfare Fund (Community Benefit SA), Multicultural Grants, Volunteer Training Grants and the Volunteer Support Fund, have been combined into a single application process. Community organisations can now apply once to be considered for funding across all four streams, and will also benefit from less restrictive guidelines and simpler reporting requirements.

Minor grants of up to $5,000 will be open all year and assessed at the end of each month.

For further information visit http://www.dcsi.sa.gov.au

Minor round applications close 5pm on the last working day of every month

 

Job Accelerator Grant Scheme

The Scheme has been established to encourage South Australian businesses to employ additional full-time,  part-time and casual employees, and maintain them for at least 12 months. A Job Accelerator Grant of up to $10,000 ($5,000 each year for two years) per new full-time equivalent (FTE) job created is available for

businesses liable for payroll tax in SA with total Australian wages of $5 million or less. Job Accelerator Grant for Small Business & Start-ups  of up to $4,000 ($2,000 each year for two years) per new job created is available for most businesses that are not liable for payroll tax. This includes businesses with Australian wages below the payroll tax free threshold (currently $600 000) and most organisations that are exempt from payroll tax (e.g. public benevolent institution).

Businesses that increase their number of SA employees will be eligible to receive a grant for each additional worker employed by them in a new position between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2018.

For further information visit:  http://www.revenuesa.sa.gov.au

 

$50 Sport Vouchers Program

The program is open for parents and carers who are now able to claim $50 sport vouchers for their children, to use towards the cost of sport club fees or memberships.

Clubs wishing to register for the program and parents or guardians wanting to find a participating club in their area should go to http://www.sportsvouchers.sa.gov.au.

 

Club One (SA) Small Sponsorships
Small Sponsorship of up to $500, although in special circumstances can be as high as $600, is available to  community clubs and associations and are considered every one to two months.

For further information visit: http://www.clubone.net.au/club-one-sponsorships.asp

 

SASI Individual Athlete Program

Financial assistance is also available to country athletes who are performing at a high national level in an  Olympic, Paralympic or Commonwealth Games sport and discipline and live permanently in a regional area, 130kms or more from the Adelaide GPO.

The Scholarships and Award available are:
•Individual Athlete Scholarship
•Country Athlete Award (athletes aged 13 to 18 years on or before 31 December 2017)

For further information visit: http://ors.sa.gov.au/funding?a=144892

To receive details regarding opening and closing dates of the grant program and other important you will need to register via the link above.

 

Industry Development – Pocket Grants

Industry Development Pocket Grants provides funding to South Australian music businesses to assist with one-off expenses that arise at short notice. These include travel, conference or legal fees for short-notice
opportunities. Arts South Australia accepts applications until they use up the annual funding portion.

For further information and guidelines visit: http://www.arts.sa.gov.au/grant/pocket-grants

Applications are ongoing

 

CCTV Grants Program

The Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Grants Program provides funding to help councils in South Australia implement CCTV infrastructure to improve safety, reduce crime and reduce the fear of crime. CCTV grant funding is not recurrent and, as a general rule, will be limited to one-off grants of $20,000 to $100,000 for projects expected to be completed within a 12 month timeframe.

Local councils are required to match grants dollar-for-dollar.

For further information visit: https://www.agd.sa.gov.au/justice-system/crime-prevention/cctv-grants-program

Applications must be completed online and are open all year, subject to available funds Applications will be assessed on merit and in the order of which they are received