Grants & Sponsorships

Multi-year Community Impact Grants

Applications for the Multi-year Community Impact Grants program are now closed. All applicants will be informed by early December 2017.

Community Grants

Applications for the Community Grants program are now closed. All applicants will be informed by early December 2017.

Conservation Grants

The City of Unley Conservation Fund assists owners of Significant Trees and Local Heritage Items or Contributory buildings in a Conservation Zone to preserve them in a 'safe and aesthetically pleasing condition'.

Grants may be allocated for up to 50% of the total cost of a single conservation treatment.

Grants will only be provided while funds remain in the budget allocated by the Council for the relevant financial year.

Applications close Friday 29 September 2017.

 

Grant Information

The maximum amounts that can be granted are:
  • $1,000 for pruning significant trees
  • $5,000 for local heritage buildings and contributory items within Historic Conservation Zone
Grants are not available for:
  • The removal of Significant Trees
  • Inappropriate lopping, pruning or other 'tree damaging' activities as defined by the Development Act 1993
  • Buildings in Built Form or other Planning Zones (unless the building is Local Heritage listed)
  • State Heritage buildings/items (work may be eligible for funding from the State Government or for tax rebates from the Commonwealth Government)
Please note that:
  • The applicant must provide at least two quotations for the proposed conservation with the application form
  • When a conservation grant is made, the applicant must accept the Council's right to photograph the subject trees, property and/or items, before and after conservation work
  • Council will only pay approved grants following an inspection by a City of Unley officer (or delegate) upon satisfactory completion of any proposed conservation works
  • The City of Unley reserves the right to withhold payment of an approved grant if conservation work does not meet appropriate standards and/or differs from the work that was proposed in the application.
Conservation Grant Application Form
Conservation Grants Policy

Small Sponsorship & Donations Scheme

The Small Sponsorship and Donations Scheme assists eligible organisations and individuals with projects, programs or activities that benefit the residents of the City of Unley.

Donations of up to $250 are available to City of Unley residents to participate in specific cultural, sporting, or recreational activities and events at state, national or international level.

Only one application will be considered each financial year.

Sponsorships of up to $500 per financial year are available for activities or purposes that:
  • Clearly demonstrate direct benefits to the residents of Unley
  • Meet a social, environmental or economic development need of some urgency

Applications will be accepted throughout the year and processed as they are received.

For further information, please phone 8372 5108.
 
Small Sponsorship Donations Scheme Form
Small Sponsorship Donations Scheme Guidelines

Youth Sponsorship

The City of Unley's Youth Sponsorship Program assists local young people who have excelled in their particular sport, cultural or recreational activity and have been chosen to participate in a specific cultural, sporting or recreational activity/event which is of state, national or international significance. Sponsorship amounts of up to $250 can be provided to individuals.

To be eligible applicants need to be:
  • A resident of Unley
  • Aged between 12-25 years at the time of the event
  • Participating in a specific cultural, sporting or recreational activity/event which is of state, national or international significance

Generally we will consider only one application for each applicant per financial year however additional sponsorship may be approved for representation at an international level within the same 12 month period.

Team Managers are encouraged to apply when there two or more members in the same team are participating in a specific cultural, sporting or recreational activity/event which is of state, national or international significance.

Application and supporting documentation must be received before the event takes place.

For further information, please phone 8372 5108.
 
Youth Sponsorship Program Guidelines & Application Form

Community Event Sponsorship

The Community Event Sponsorship Program aims to assist individuals, community groups, organisations and not-for-profit groups to coordinate events that directly benefit the City of Unley community.

Applications for the 2016-2017 funding round open on Monday 1 May 2017 and close at 5pm on Friday 30 June 2017.
 
Funding for events of any size is available on an ad hoc basis throughout the year to support opportunities and new events through a small Community Chest. Applicants will need to meet the criteria outlined in the Community Event Sponsorship guidelines and application form available below. For enquiries, phone Council’s Events Coordinator on 8372 5120 or email events@unley.sa.gov.au

Other Sources of Funding

Visit the following websites for other sources of community funding: