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Grants in your Community

Community Grants

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GrantPIRSA Connecting Drought Communities - Events Grants
Who is eligibleCommunity, Industry, Local Government
PurposeEvents that are open to community, free / low cost, build resilience, can be virtual
AmountUp to $10,000 per event
Application DueRemains open until 31 March 2021 or until the fund is exhausted
Further InformationSA PIRSA Website

GrantTackling Tough Times Together - Tiers 1 2 & 3
Who is eligibleCommunities in drought, grassroots organisations
Purpose Resilience, economic, health & social well being. Environmental sustainability.
Amount Tier 1 up to $20,000, Tier 2 up to $60,000, Tier 3 up to $150,000
Application DueRolling grants program
Further InformationFoundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) Website

GrantCOVID-19 Support Grant
Who is eligibleNot-for-profit groups
PurposeFunding for items, resources, and adapted services purchased from 22 March 2020 as a result of COVID-19
AmountUp to $10,000
Application Due30 October 2020
Further InformationGrants SA (Department of Human Services) 2020-21 Funding Guidelines (up to $10,000)

Sporting Grants

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# GrantHeart Foundation - 2020 Active Australia Innovation Challenge
Who is eligibleTertiary institutions, schools, councils, community groups and other organisations
PurposeFor innovative community-based projects designed to get communities moving
Amount$10,000
Application Due12th October 2020
Further Informationhttps://campaigns.heartfoundation.org.au/aaic/
# GrantConnected Communities Grants Program
Who is eligibleSupporting vulnerable, marginalised or high need communities. However, AI welcomes applications from all organisations (Not for Profit and For Profit) across South Australia that have strong ties to their local communities.
PurposeFor training and consulting services to promote Active Inclusion
AmountToward a training course      $3000
Toward a consulting service $5000
Application Due20th October 2020
Further Informationhttps://inclusivesportsa.com.au/active-inclusion/connected-communities-grants/
# GrantCommunity Recreation and Sport Facilities Program
Who is eligible

Be a not-for-profit sport club, association or sports facility manager incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act 1985; or

Be a Council; or

Be a School Council/Board of Management; and

Be operating for 12 months or longer

PurposeThe objective of the Community Recreation and Sport Facilities Program is to provide access to funding for the development of sustainable, functional, inclusive and fit for purpose active recreation and sport facilities that meet the current and future needs of the South Australian community
AmountFunding is available at a dollar for dollar basis (up to 50%). *Recreational trail projects may apply for up to 75%.
Applications OpenMid October
Further Informationhttps://www.orsr.sa.gov.au/funding?a=6500


Tourism Grants

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GrantNature-Based Tourism Co-Investment Fund
Who is eligiblePrivate sector business, business cluster, Local Government, Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated associations
PurposeImplementing 'Parks 2025' priorities, walking journeys, wildlife, aboriginal & cultural tourism, heritage in National Parks
Amount$20,000 – $1 million
Application DueRemains open until June 2022 or until the fund is exhausted
Further InformationDepartment for Environment & Water's Nature-based Tourism Co-investment Fund Guidelines 2020-2022

# GrantTourism Industry Development Fund
Who is eligiblePrivate sector business including; sole traders, partnerships, companies, trusts, business clusters
PurposeThe purpose of the $20 million Tourism Industry Development Fund (TIDF) is to stimulate private sector investment in new and improved regional accommodation, and the development of quality tourism products and experiences across regional South Australia. Stream 1: Regional Infrastructure Projects. Stream 2: Regional Product and Experience Development Projects.
AmountApplicants can seek grants from $20,000 to $500,000 (excluding GST) with a maximum of 30 per cent State Government funding committed to the total project value.
Application Due31 March 2022 or until all funds have been awarded
Further Informationhttps://tourism.sa.gov.au/news-articles/20-million-to-support-regional-tourism-development

# GrantGreat State Vouchers
Who is eligibleSouth Australians over the age of 18
PurposeFrom 9am Thursday 15th of October South Australians can apply for travel vouchers worth up to $100 to use toward accommodation across the state
AmountVouchers worth up to $100
Applications Open9am Thursday 15th of October
Further Informationhttps://tourism.sa.gov.au/support/great-state-voucher

Pest and Weed Control Grants

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GrantCommunities Combating Pests and Weed Impacts During Drought
Who is eligiblePublic and private land managers within the Coorong District Council
PurposeRabbit Control. Silverleaf Nightshade, African Lovegrass & African Boxthorn Control
Amount50% of the cost of control up to a maximum of $2000
Application DueRemains open over 2020 and 2021 or until the fund is exhausted
Further InformationCoorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Webpage

Environmental Grants

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# GrantFuture Drought Fund: Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Program
Who is eligibleOrganisations, farmer groups and individuals
PurposeSupport for experimentation in NRM practices, systems and approaches that go beyond current best practice. This aims to foster innovation and transformational change in the management of Natural Capital to deliver drought resilience in agricultural landscapes
AmountSmaller project  $20,000 - $50,000
Larger project    $50,000 - $200,000
Application Due30 October 2020
Further InformationCommunity Grants Hub

Agriculture Grants

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# GrantFuture Drought Fund: Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Program
Who is eligibleOrganisations, farmer groups and individuals
PurposeSupport for experimentation in NRM practices, systems and approaches that go beyond current best practice. This aims to foster innovation and transformational change in the management of Natural Capital to deliver drought resilience in agricultural landscapes
AmountSmaller project  $20,000 - $50,000
Larger project    $50,000 - $200,000
Application Due30 October 2020
Further InformationCommunity Grants Hub

# GrantOn-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme
Who is eligibleDrought affected Primary Producers
PurposeOn farm water infrastructure
Amount

May be eligible to receive a rebate of up to 30% (max $30,000) for the cost of purchasing, installing and repairing on-farm water infrastructure for livestock and permanent horticulture

Application DueApplications close on 31 March 2021, or when funding has been exhausted
Further InformationOn-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme

# GrantAgTech Adoption Rebate for Livestock Producers
Who is eligibleTo be eligible for the Rebate, producers need to have participated in a Livestock Enterprise Planning session, leading to the development of a 'Farm AgTech Adoption Plan'.
PurposeProvide livestock producers with a rebate to help adopt technology, enabling productivity and efficiency gains in their enterprises.
Amount

The rebate can contribute to:

75% of costs associated with training, consultancy and/or advisory services up to a total rebate amount of $2,500 (excluding GST)

50% of costs for eligible precision livestock management technology up to a total rebate amount of $7,500 (excluding GST), of which up to $2,500 (excluding GST) can be used to pay for pregnancy scanning of ewes.

Application Due31st March 2022
Further InformationAgTech Adoption Rebate for Livestock Producers

Business Grants

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GrantAccelerating Commercialisation
Who is eligibleSmall and medium businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers
PurposeAccess to expert advice and funding to help get a novel product, process or service to market
AmountUp to $500,000 of matched project funding for Research Commercialisation Entities and Eligible Partner Entities
Application DueNot specified
Further InformationAustralian Government Business Website

Funding AccessCOVID-19 Small to Medium Enterprise Guarantee Scheme Extended
Who is eligibleSmall and medium sized businesses
PurposeAllowing small and medium sized businesses to access funding throughout the COVID-19 period
AmountBased on loans and lending
Application DueThe initial phase of the Scheme remains available for new loans issued by eligible lenders until 30 September 2020. The second phase of the Scheme will start on 1 October 2020 and will be available until 30 June 2021
Further InformationAustralian Government - The Treasury Website

GrantColes Nurture Fund
Who is eligibleSmall to medium businesses
PurposeTo help small and medium sized businesses to help them develop new market-leading products, technologies and processes
AmountUp to $500,000
Application DueNext Round opens in early 2021
Further InformationColes Supermarkets Australia Website

Arts Grants

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# GrantRestart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund
Who is eligibleA wide range of organisations
PurposeTargeted funding assistance for sector organisations seeking to restart, re-imagine or create new activities. The program is intended to assist by providing funding for the presentation of new or re-shaped cultural and creative activities and events including festivals, concerts and tours.
AmountFrom $75,000.00 to $2,000,000.00
Application Due31st May 2021
Further InformationGrant Connect Web Page

# GrantCOVID 19 Arts Sustainability Fund
Who is eligibleSignificant Australian Government funded arts organisations that are assessed to be at imminent risk of insolvency as a direct result of COVID-19
PurposeThe COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund aims to provide ‘last resort’ funding assistance to significant Australian Government funded arts organisations that are assessed to be at imminent risk of insolvency as a direct result of COVID-19, having taken all reasonable action to maintain their financial position
AmountFrom $100,000.00 to $5,000,000.00
Application Due31st May 2021
Further InformationGrant Connect Web Page

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# GrantArts and Culture Grants Program
Who is eligibleNot for Profit Groups
PurposeThis grant supports the professional development of individual, independent artists and arts workers to undertake skills development and training that is relevant to their arts practice or professional practice
Amountup to $15,000
Application Due19th October 2020
Further Informationhttps://www.dpc.sa.gov.au/responsibilities/arts-and-culture/grants/individuals-groups-organisations/professional-development

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