Community Grants Scheme

ROUND 2 2018 is now closed. Applicants will be notified between December - January. 

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.

Policy review in March 2018 now gives community groups the opportunity to apply for two rounds of funding (per financial year) under this scheme. For more detail please refer to the Community Funding and Support Policy which is available on Councils Policies & By-Laws page.

Important Dates for 2018-19:

Monday 30 April 2018

Round 1 Community Grant Scheme Opens

Friday 15 June 2018

Round 1 Community Grant Scheme Closes

June/July 2018

Assessment Process

July/August 2018

Round 1 Notification of Outcomes

Monday 29 October 2018

Round 2 Community Grant Scheme Opens

Friday 7 December 2018

Round 2 Community Grant Scheme Closes

December/January 2018/19

Assessment Process

December/January 2018/19

Notification of Outcomes

Friday 31 May 2019

Final day for submission of Acquittal and Report

Applications for Financial Assistance       

Council offer one off requests for assistance from not-for-profit registered welfare, community, sporting or service groups within the District Council of Grant area.

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis, however it is recommended that any sponsorship be advised to Council in MARCH of each year for consideration as part of Council’s budget planning review for the next financial year.

All sponsorship and promotional donations are allocated at the discretion of Council and when the annual budgetary limit is reached, no further applications will be considered.

Forms & Documents

The following forms are available on Councils Forms - Grant Funding page:

  • Application for Financial Assistance - Grants
  • 2018-19 Community Grant Scheme Application Form 
  • 2018-19 Community Grant Scheme Information Pack 
  • Grant Acquittal Form

Booking Council Promotional Materials

If you wish to book any Council promotional materials for your next event, please go to Book Promotional Items page. 

Please note that Council Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm.  All materials must be collected and returned within this timeframe.


Principal Office
Mount Gambier

324 Commercial Street West

PO Box 724

Mount Gambier SA 5290

Port MacDonnell
Community Complex

5 Charles Street

Port MacDonnell SA 5291