Grants

MID MURRAY COUNCIL - COMMUNITY GRANTS - NOW CLOSED

The Community Grants program aims to encourage and develop local community projects, support community groups that make a positive contribution to community and cultural life and recognise the personal achievement of individual residents in the District.

Funding community, cultural and recreational activities, events and services enables individuals and groups to work in partnership with Council in meeting community needs. The program also supports communities that value creativity , innovation, access and participation, as well as supporting individual residents striving in their field.

Small Community Grants, Community Event Grants and Community Project Grants are offered ONCE PER YEAR, closing on 15 June at 5pm with the exception of the Individual Sport & Cultural Grants which are open all year round.  No late applications will be considered.

Community Groups can apply under the following categories:

The Individual Sport & Cultural Grant is offered to support and encourage local  individuals who reside in the Mid Murray Council region and are participating in either a sport, music, art or cultural activity/event at a State, National or International level.  The purpose of this grant is to support residents who display individual talent within their field.

The Individual Sport & Cultural Grant is open all year with amounts available as follows:

  • Within South Australia - $100
  • Interstate - $200
  • Internationally - $400

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Before starting your application, please read all of the following documents:
Community Grants Policy
Community Grants Procedure
Individual Sport & Cultural Grant Application Questions

Once you start the application process, you will not be able to save and return later.  Should you commence your application but do not complete, it will result in an incomplete application.  Please ensure you have prepared answers for all questions and have all supporting documentation ready to upload.

Individual Sport & Cultural Grant Application Form 2024/25

Small Community Grants aim to encourage and support local community groups/clubs that make a positive contribution to community and cultural life. It is offered to support and assist community-based organisations in the provision of a service to the community that will encourage participation and social inclusion.

Maximum amount available $1,000

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Before starting your application, please read all of the following documents:
Community Grants Policy
Community Grants Procedure
Grant Application Questions
Required documentation for grant application

Once you start the application process, you will not be able to save and return later.  Should you commence your application but do not complete, it will result in an incomplete application.  Please ensure you have prepared answers for all questions and have all supporting documentation ready to upload.

Community Event Grants aim to support local community groups/clubs that make a positive contribution to community and encourage tourism and social inclusion within the Mid Murray District.

Event organisers must demonstrate that proceeds from the event will remain in the Mid Murray District eg proceeds from local church event remains with local church; proceeds from Scout event remains with local Scout group etc

Maximum amount available $2,000

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Before starting your application, please read all of the following documents:
Community Grants Policy
Community Grants Procedure
Grant Application Questions
Required documentation for grant application

Once you start the application process, you will not be able to save and return later.  Should you commence your application but do not complete, it will result in an incomplete application.  Please ensure you have prepared answers for all questions and have all supporting documentation ready to upload.

Community Project Grants aim to support local community groups/clubs that make a positive contribution to community through projects that develop and enhance their group’s facilities.

Maximum amount available $5,000

Apply Now

Before starting your application, please read all of the following documents:
Community Grants Policy
Community Grants Procedure
Grant Application Questions
Required documentation for grant application

Once you start the application process, you will not be able to save and return later.  Should you commence your application but do not complete, it will result in an incomplete application.  Please ensure you have prepared answers for all questions and have all supporting documentation ready to upload.

Apply using the online application link within each category drop down box.

All enquiries should be addressed to postbox@mid-murray.sa.gov.au

How to Acquit your Grant

To acquit a grant, applicants must complete a Community Grant Completion Record AND provide Council with ALL supporting documentation as specified.  Acquittals must be received within 12 months of receipt of funding or prior to applying for funding within the same category, whichever comes first.

Applicants who have neglected to provide a Community Grant Completion Record AND all supporting documentation within the required timeframe, WILL NOT be eligible for any further grants under this Policy and Procedure until all the documentation has been completed and provided.

Before starting your Completion Record please read through the following questions in preparation which can be found here.

The completion record for Small Community Grants, Community Event Grants and Community Project Grants can be found here.

The completion record for Individual Sport & Cultural Grants can be found here.

For further information on funding for activities which do not meet Mid Murray Council’s Community Grant program click here.