Community Grants

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The District Council of Grant Community Grants Scheme is for community groups to develop projects and events that enhance community wellbeing and increase participation in social and leisure activities. Applications OPEN MONDAY 10 MAY 2021.

Community Grant Scheme Objectives

  • Support the provision of programs and services which respond to a community need
  • Contribute to the building of stronger communities
  • To encourage partnerships with Council
  • To facilitate the effective use of community resources and encourage sustainability of services and programs

Who can apply?

Eligible applicant organisations must:

  • Be based in the District Council of Grant or must be affiliated with, or service clients within the District Council of Grant Local Government Area.
  • Not have access to substantial alternative sources of income such as gate charges or similar.
  • Be incorporated not-for-profit organisations or unincorporated not-for-profit organisations, auspiced/sponsored by an incorporated organisation.
  • Preference will be given to organisations that provide a valuable service or benefit for which there is no alternative funding sources.

Further Details.

Everything you need to know about the community grants can be found in the documents section to the right of this page. The Community Grants Scheme Guidelines contain the information you will need about eligibility, grant categories, and co-contributions. The Community Funding and Support Policy demonstrates Councils role in supporting our community and applies to all applications recived for grants, donations, sponsorships and in-kind support.

Please contact Council if you would like to discuss your application on 08 8721 0444.

How to Apply?

Online: Complete the Application Form below

Submit Hard Copy: Print and complete a hard copy of the application form. Email to info@dcgrant.sa.gov.au, deliver in person to a Council Office (Mount Gambier or Port MacDonnell) or post to PO Box 724 Mount Gambier SA 5290.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5:30PM FRIDAY 18 JUNE 2021


If you would like a copy of your application please contact Council after submission.


The District Council of Grant Community Grants Scheme is for community groups to develop projects and events that enhance community wellbeing and increase participation in social and leisure activities. Applications OPEN MONDAY 10 MAY 2021.

Community Grant Scheme Objectives

  • Support the provision of programs and services which respond to a community need
  • Contribute to the building of stronger communities
  • To encourage partnerships with Council
  • To facilitate the effective use of community resources and encourage sustainability of services and programs

Who can apply?

Eligible applicant organisations must:

  • Be based in the District Council of Grant or must be affiliated with, or service clients within the District Council of Grant Local Government Area.
  • Not have access to substantial alternative sources of income such as gate charges or similar.
  • Be incorporated not-for-profit organisations or unincorporated not-for-profit organisations, auspiced/sponsored by an incorporated organisation.
  • Preference will be given to organisations that provide a valuable service or benefit for which there is no alternative funding sources.

Further Details.

Everything you need to know about the community grants can be found in the documents section to the right of this page. The Community Grants Scheme Guidelines contain the information you will need about eligibility, grant categories, and co-contributions. The Community Funding and Support Policy demonstrates Councils role in supporting our community and applies to all applications recived for grants, donations, sponsorships and in-kind support.

Please contact Council if you would like to discuss your application on 08 8721 0444.

How to Apply?

Online: Complete the Application Form below

Submit Hard Copy: Print and complete a hard copy of the application form. Email to info@dcgrant.sa.gov.au, deliver in person to a Council Office (Mount Gambier or Port MacDonnell) or post to PO Box 724 Mount Gambier SA 5290.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5:30PM FRIDAY 18 JUNE 2021


If you would like a copy of your application please contact Council after submission.