Community grants


Applications are now closed

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.

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. 

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. 

The closing date for the current round is Thursday 31 March 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

*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. Projects and/or programs that commence prior to 1 June 2022 are not eligible and will not be funded.

Key dates

Entries for the 2022 round are now closed.

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.Return your completed application

Send your application to


Step 3.Return your completed application

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

In person

Step 1.Visit us 

We are open Monday to Friday,  8.30am to 5pm and closed on Public Holidays.

Step 2.Our Location

Find us at Civic Centre, 181 Unley Road, Unley SA 5061.