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Community Funding Program Grants

Our Community Funding Program provides grants to support projects, events and activities that benefit the local community.

Applications for Community Funding Program Grants now open

Applications close Friday 22 October 2021.

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The Community Funding Program provides financial assistance of up to $5,000 per financial year to local non-profit groups, organisations and individuals, for projects and initiatives which benefit the local community and enhance community wellbeing.

Examples of projects or initiatives include:

  • activities which protect and enhance the local environment or promote sustainable living
  • purchase of new equipment to increase the ability of a group to deliver a service, activity or program to the community
  • events that encourage cultural diversity or active participation in community life
  • innovative sport, recreation and physical activity programs
  • arts and cultural projects which have publicly accessible outcomes, including performances, concerts or workshops.

Funding rounds are open twice per year, generally in February and August.

Applicants can apply for funding through the following two grants schemes:

Community Grants 

Public Art & Culture Grants 

(Up to $5,000 per financial year)

The Community Grants Schemes has four funding categories:

  1. Community Development
  2. Environment
  3. Events
  4. Sport & Recreation.

(Up to $5,000 per financial year)

The Public Art & Culture Grants Scheme has three funding categories:

  1. Artistic & Cultural Programs & Events
  2. Artistic Development
  3. Visual Public Art.

Community Funding Grants application process

All applications should aim to provide community benefits for the residents of the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

  • Funding conditions and guidelines


    Before you start your application, please read the Community Funding Program Policy and relevant Guidelines below.

  • Information requirements


    Before you start your application you will need to have the following ready:
    > ABN (if applicable)
    > expected start and completion dates of project / activity
    > details of previous Council grants received (if applicable)

  • Application form


    To apply for a Community Funding Program Grant, please complete the application form and forward the completed form and any supporting documents to the Council before the application close date.

    The application form and instructions on how to complete the form are provided below.

Community Funding Program Policy and Guidelines

Download: Community Funding Program Policy

Download: Community Grants Scheme Guidelines

Download: Public Art & Culture Grants Scheme Guidelines

Application form

Please click on the button below to open the Community Funding Program Application Form.

Community Funding Program Application Form

Please note: This is a Fillable PDF form and can be completed electronically or in hard copy.

Form instructions

How to complete the form in hard copy:

  • open and print the form
  • complete the form using a blue or black pen
  • post the completed form and any supporting documents to: City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, PO Box 204, Kent Town SA 5071

How to complete the form electronically:

  • save the form (PDF format) to a location on your computer
  • open the saved form and complete by filling in the blue shaded boxes
  • once completed, save a final version of the form to your computer
  • when ready, attach the completed form and any supporting documents in an email and forward to:

 Receive an email notification when the next Community Funding Program Grants round is open.

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More information

Lisa Mara
General Manager, Governance & Community Affairs
T: 08 8366 4549