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South Australian Funding Opportunities

South Australia Funding opportunities – where to find grants that will can help you digitise your collection

Often organisations need some financial assistance to help them get started, especially with digitisation projects and providing digital access to their digitised works. This listing of funding opportunities within South Australia is not a complete list, but is a starting point. It includes funding available at all levels of government and is aimed at not-for-profit organisations.

You can find all of this information in a pdf here:PDF icon South_Australia_Funding_opportunities.pdf

General sites

These are websites that provide lists or databases of grants that may be available in Australia. Some of the websites may require payment of a membership fee.


National grants – Australian wide

Australia Council grants

Australian Government, Department of Social Services – DSS grants service directory

Community Heritage Grants – National Library of Australia

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal

Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme


State wide – South Australia

Arts South Australia – Community arts & cultural development project funding

Country Arts SA – Grants

SA Water – Community sponsorship

South Australian Community History - Grants

South Australian Government, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion – Grants SA

South Australian Government – GrantAssist

Stand Like Stone Foundation grants (Limestone Coast)


Local Areas

Adelaide, City of – Grants, sponsorship and incentives

Adelaide Hills Council – Grants

Adelaide Plains Council – Community partnership fund

Alexandrina Council – Grants and donations

The Barossa Council – Grants and funding assistance

Barunga West, District Council of – Community grants

Berri Barmera Council – Grant funding

Burnside, City of – Sponsorship and community grants

Campbelltown City Council – Council grants

Ceduna, District Council of – Community grants

Charles Sturt, City of – Grants

Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council – Community asset grants

Cleve, District Council of – Community grants

Coober Pedy, District Council of – Community donations

Coorong District Council – Community grants and loans

Copper Coast Council – Community grants

Elliston, District Council of – Community grants

Gawler, Town of – Council grants and funding

Goyder, Regional Council of – AGL Hallett Wind Farm Community Fund

Goyder, Regional Council of – Grant funding

Grant, District Council of – Community grants

Holdfast Bay, City of – Grants and donations

Kangaroo Island Council – Grants

Karoonda East Murray, District Council of – Community grants

Kingston District Council – Community assistance program

Light Regional Council – Sponsorships and grants

Lower Eyre Peninsula, District Council of – Community grants

Loxton Waikerie, District Council of – Community development and support grants

Marion, City of – Community grants

Mid Murray Council – Community grants

Mitcham, City of – Grants

Mount Barker District Council – Community grants

Mount Gambier, City of – Community grants and donations

Mount Remarkable, District Council of – Community assistance program

Mount Remarkable, District Council of – Wirrabara community grants

Murray Bridge, Rural City of – Community grants

Naracoorte Lucindale Council – Community Chest funding

Northern Areas Council: Neoen Hornsdale Wind Farm Community Fund

Norwood Payneham & St Peters, City of – Community funding program

Onkaparinga, City of – Grants

Orroroo Carrieton, District Council of – Community assistance grants

Playford, City of – Grants and funding

Port Adelaide Enfield, City of – Awards and grants

Port Augusta City Council – Community grants

Port Lincoln, City of – Community funding programs

Prospect, City of – Community grants program

Renmark Paringa Council – Grants

Robe, District Council of – Financial grant support

Salisbury, City of – Grants and awards

Southern Mallee District Council – Community grants

Streaky Bay, District Council of – Community grants

Tatiara District Council – Community grants

Tea Tree Gully, City of – Grants

Unley, City of – Grants and sponsorships

Victor Harbor, City of – Grants

Victor Harbour: Rotary Club of Victor Harbor grants program

Wakefield Regional Council – Grants

Walkerville, Town of – Community fund grants

Wattle Range Council – Community financial assistance grants

West Torrens, City of – Grants, donations and sponsorships

Whyalla, City of – Community grants

Wudinna District Council – Grants

Yankalilla, District Council – Council grants

Yorke Peninsula Council – Community grants