Concessions and grants


A grant is a means of financial assistance given to an individual or organisation to help with things like:

  • assistance in times of hardship
  • study or career development
  • developing community capacity
  • implementing responses to identified needs
  • developing or running a community program
  • funding innovative ideas and initiatives.

Grants can be provided by federal, state and local governments, private businesses, trusts, foundations or philanthropic organisations.

Government grants

  • GRANTassist has information about government grants for communities, clubs and individuals.
  • Grants SA provides funding for community organisations to support local projects that strengthen communities.

Local councils

A variety of grants are available through local councils. Contact them direct for more information.

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