Grants, scholarships and sponsorships

Town of Gawler

  • Community Grants

The Town of Gawler support a range of cultural and community projects, events and activities occurring within the Town of Gawler.  Eligible groups and organisations are invited to apply for up to $1000 to assist with community focused projects and activities that directly benefit the Gawler community in the following areas: Health, Recreation and Sport, Community Development, Arts and Culture, Environment.

Visit the Town of Gawler website

  • Gawler Youth Sports Person Sponsorship Program – OPEN ALL YEAR

Gawler Youth Sports Person Sponsorship Program recognises and encourages the achievements of young people 12-25 years of age in the Town of Gawler community, by providing sponsorship for state and/ or national representation in sporting activities.  Sponsorship of $100 for state representation and $200 for national representation is available.

Applications are received year round with 4 cut off dates throughout the year.

Visit the Gawler Youth website

  • Gawler Youth Artist Sponsorship Program – OPEN ALL YEAR

Gawler Youth Artist Sponsorship Program recognises and encourages the achievements of young people aged 12-25 years in our community, by providing sponsorship to develop their chosen art form.  These may include but not be limited to: traditional media such as paintings and drawings, photography and film.  Sponsorship of $100 is available to those traveling within South Australia and $200 for interstate travel.

Applications are received year round with 4 cut off dates throughout the year.

Visit the Gawler Youth website

Holden Home Ground Advantage

Holden started the Home Ground Advantage program in 2014 to help grassroots sport grow.

Their 2018 winter round will provide grants to sporting clubs who embrace and promote the participation of girls.  If your sporting club is looking for funding for projects like facility upgrades, new uniforms or equipment to enable more girls to get involved, Holden Home Ground Advantage want to hear from you.

Visit the Holden Home Ground Advantage website

SA Healthy Towns Challenge

The SA Healthy Towns Challenge is a grants program for rural towns to develop and implement programs within their community, which will have measurable and immediate benefits to the community's health and wellbeing.

Grants of up to $50,000 each will be provided to five towns (or groups of towns) within the Country Health SA Local Health Network region each year for four years.

Visit the SA Health website

Grants SA

Grants SA provides over $3 million in grants annually to community organisations to improve community participation, wellbeing and quality of life for South Australians, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage.

Through Grants SA, three one-off grant programs, the Charitable and Social Welfare Fund (Community Benefit SA), Multicultural Grants and Volunteer Grants, have been combined into a single application process.

Visit the Grants SA website

City of Adelaide

The Recreation and Sport Grants Program provides funding to eligible clubs, organisations, programs and events that reside or take place within the boundaries of the City of Adelaide across four categories:

  • Community Facilities
  • Programs
  • Events
  • Quick Response - OPEN ALL YEAR

Visit the City of Adelaide website

Office for Recreation and Sport

The Office for Recreation and Sport has funding programs available to help organisations and individuals to provide high quality active recreation and sport facilities, programs and activities. Funding inludes:

  • Grants for Associations
  • Grants for Clubs
  • Grants for State Organisations
  • Grants for Local Government
  • Grants for Active Recreation and Sport Industry
  • Grants & Scholarships for Schools
  • Scholarships and Awards for Athletes
  • Scholarships for Coaches, Volunteers & Officials.

Vist the Office for Recreation and Sport's website for further details.

SASI Scholarships for Athletes

SASI provides services and support to talented and high performance athletes and coaches who are committed to taking their ability to the highest national and international levels.

For details visit the SASI website.

Club One - Small Sponsorships - NOW OPEN

Club One's small sponsorship's are considered every one to two months, and announced regularly throughout the year. Small sponsorships are to a maximum of $500, although in special circumstances can be as high as $600.

For more details visit the Club One website.

Clubs SA

Through Clubs SA there are many streams of funding available for the not-for-profit sector, including Clubs.Before applying for any stream of funding it is recommended that you contact Clubs SA for further details and assistance on the application process. Each stream of funding has different requirements, and is set up to support different types of projects. Clubs SA encourages all applicants to fill out the submission forms correctly to ensure all criteria is met.

For further information contact Clubs SA.

Australian Sports Commission - Grants and scholarships

There are a number of opportunities for funding available for individuals and organisations through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), including:

  • Local Sporting Champions grants program - NOW OPEN
  • National Coaching Scholarship program
  • National Officiating Scholarship program
  • Sport Leadership Grants and Scholarships for Women - NOW OPEN

For full details please visit the ASC website.

Australian Sports Foundation

Grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects that will increase participation and accessibility to sport for youth aged 16 years and under. Projects can be anything sport related, for example the purchase of sporting equipment, sports development initiatives or clinics.

Further information available here.

Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation

The key aim of the Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation is to develop better, healthier children and better, healthier communities – to prove that access to sport for children can make a difference.The way we will achieve this aim is to work with groups in disadvantaged communities to identify facilities that need revitalizing – bringing back to life.

For further details please visit the Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation website.

Australian Scholarship Foundation

ASF has negotiated with accredited education and training providers across Australia to provide free or discounted executive management, mentoring and training programs in a range of management disciplines to directors and staff of not-for-profit (NFP) organisations. These providers include universities, for-profit colleges, professional services associations and businesses with in-house education and training programs. In many cases the access to such courses is at little or no marginal cost to the providers and offers them a low cost opportunity for expanding their community involvement.

Visit the Australian Scholarship Foundation's website.

The Sportscover Sponsorship Fund

Details for this year's fund may be found on the Sportscover Website.

For more information [click here]

AMP's Tomorrow Fund

AMP are offering $1 million in grants to help amazing Australians who are doing great things. Inspiring individuals of all ages, abilities and walks of life who are trying to create a better tomorrow but need help to make it happen can apply. AMP is looking for Australians who are working hard to make a difference in their chosen field. Artists, inventors, social innovators, musicians and more can apply. There are no pigeonholes, no limits to potential!

CommBank Cricket Club Sponsorship

The Commonwealth Bank believes it’s important to support cricket at all levels, which is why they’re not only supporting the Australian Men’s and Women’s Teams, they’re also continuing to support local cricket clubs.

Our Neighbourhood Community Grants

The Our Neighbourhood Community Grants program encourages community organisations to apply for funding of one-off cash payments of up to $10,000.

Further details click here.

Coca-Cola Australia Foundation

The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF) community grants are one-off grants of up to $10,000.

Further details click here.

Jetstar's Flying Start Program

Jetstar's Flying Start Program invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community.

Further details click here.

Office for the Ageing Community Grants

The Grants for Seniors and Positive Ageing Grants programs reflect the State Government’s vision to bring the community together to create an all-ages-friendly state.

Further details click here.

Community Sector Banking - Social investment grants program

The Social Investment Grants Program are annual grants offered by Community Sector Banking and administered in conjunction with Bendigo Bank’s Community Enterprise Foundation.

Further details click here.

Telstra Kids Fund

Each year, Telstra Kids gives a million dollars in $1,200 grants to local non-profit groups that help kids to play and learn. Telstra Kids supports school veggie gardens, bouncing balls for sports clubs, books for bubs in childcare, just to name a few. It funds thousands of local, grassroots community activities that sprout up across Australia in response to local needs. At the heart of Telstra Kids is a Telstra employee... an individual who tells us where the dollars should be donated... and gets a chance to feel like a million bucks, by investing just a few minutes to fill in this online application.

Further information click here.

McDonalds - Apply for a donation

We fund: Organisations that are endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR)Projects or events that take place in the communities in which we operateCharitable organisations that provide direct community service, specifically relating to the health and wellbeing of Australian childrenPrograms with measurable social outcomes.

Further information click here.

Clubs SA / IGC Sponsorship Assistance Program

Together with the Independent Gaming Corporation (IGC), Clubs SA invites non gaming Clubs and community organisations to apply for Project Grants via its Sponsorship Assistance Program.

In recent years, over $2,000,000 has been directed back to the wider South Australian community under the auspices of the Sponsorship Assistance Program to support projects that include resurfacing of sports grounds, lighting, charity projects, community awareness campaigns and many more.

Applications for this Funding Program are accepted each month and are vetted by Clubs SA's Board before recommendations are passed on to the IGC Board.

Further information click here.

Sunsuper - Dreams For a Better World

Got a dream to make the world a better place? We've got a way to help make it happen, with $150,000 in grants.

Further information click here

RAA Regional Safety Grants

The aim of RAA’s Regional Safety Grants Program is to:

  • Improve the lives of South Australians in regional communities and reflect our desire to enhance the safety and security of South Australia’s regional areas and communities.
  • Provide opportunities for the local community to implement a project, program or activity targeting local safety and/or security issues.

Further information click here

Sport Access Foundation Grants

Sport Access Foundation aims to facilitate and encourage children and teenagers living with a disability to participate in sport so they have the opportunity to excel and achieve their goals.

Further information click here.

The Commonwealth Bank believes it’s important to support cricket at all levels, which is why they’re not only supporting the Australian Men’s and Women’s Teams, they’re also continuing to support local cricket clubs. - See more at:

Visit the Government of South Australia's Grants Directory, the Grant Guru Community, GRANTassist or