Community grants

young families attending an outdoor workshop

Applications are currently closed. A new grant round will commence in February 2024. 

Community groups, organisations and individuals are invited to apply for grant funding of up to $4,000* through the City of Unley’s Community Grants Program offered twice a year.

The purpose of the program is to encourage and support community initiatives that respond to local needs, enhance community wellbeing and quality of life and are of benefit to our residents.  

The next round will be open from 1 February 2024 and close 31 March 2024. Late applications will not be accepted

If you have any questions regarding the program, eligibility of your project or how to apply, please contact the City of Unley on 8372 5111 and ask to speak with the Cultural Development Coordinator. 

*Individuals must be working on a project in collaboration with an auspice (either a local community group or organisation) to handle any funding received from the grant.

Key dates

1 February 2024 - Applications open

31 March 2024- Applications close

1 May 2024 - Applicants are notified of outcome

What funding is available?


Programs such as innovative community recreation and physical activity programs; new equipment, fitness programs new to Unley.

Art and culture

Programs such as collaborative arts projects between artists and the community, cultural awareness programs, community art projects.


Programs such as new initiatives and/or programs especially targeting disadvantaged or minority groups, learning and skill development, community health and safety programs, new equipment that increases the ability of a group to deliver a service or program to the wider community, promotion of healthy eating and access to healthy food.


Programs such as community garden projects, environmental awareness and education, streetscape programs in partnership with Council, initiatives that reduce water and energy use, waste, minimise pollution or improve vegetation.


How to apply?


Step 3.Apply

Complete and submit your application


Step 2.Download and complete

Community grant Budget Template(PDF, 335KB)

Community grant program application form

Step 3.Return your completed application

Cultural Development Coordinator
Community Grants Program
City of Unley
PO Box 1, Unley SA 5061