Mid Murray Council, offer various Community Grants to help support, develop, grow and implement a range of exciting initiatives at a local level.  The purpose of the Community Grants is to assist in the development of projects and events that encourage community participation and inclusivity and recognise the personal achievement of individual residents in the Mid Murray district.

Please note that for the 21/22 financial year, there will be ONE ROUND ONLY, closing on 15 September 2021 at 5pm. No late applications will be considered.

Community Groups can apply under the following categories:

Individual Sport & Cultural Grant

The Individual Sport & Cultural Grant are 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

Individual Sport & Cultural Grant Application Form

Small Community Grant - Maximum amount available $1,000

The Small Community Grant 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.

Community Event Grant - Maximum amount available $2,000

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

Community Project Grant - Maximum amount available $5,000

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.

For information on our Community Grants, please read Community Grants Procedure available here – Community Grants Procedure

We encourage you to read the Community Grant Application questions prior to commencing your 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. A list of Grant application questions can be found here - Grant Application Questions

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