A grant is a means of financial assistance given to an individual or organisation to help with things like:
Grants can be provided by federal, state and local governments, private businesses, trusts, foundations or philanthropic organisations. Grant providers often use an application process where grant seekers fill in a form and attach documents to formally request a grant. Individuals and organisations that seek a grant are called applicants.
Search for grants using online databases, search engines or contacts to help you find out what grants are available. Some other good search sites include:
Find grants that you might be able to apply for. Download or request copies of the grant guidelines for each program. Think about whether the grant is trying to achieve the same purpose as you.
Some kinds of government money is not considered a grant. If you would like to explore tenders and contracts, please visit www.tenders.sa.gov.au.