Community impact grants program

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The Community Impact Grants program provides three-year funding for community initiatives that directly benefit the City of Unley community, enhance social inclusion and build skills in the community to grow resilience.

We welcome applications for amounts between $5,000 and $10,000 per annum for the three years. Applications must be for the same amount each year.

Applications will be assessed under the key criteria of:

  • Benefit to community
  • Promoting social inclusion
  • Partnership
  • Innovation
  • Track record
  • Sustainability
  • Project planning and budget.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Council to discuss their application and eligibility. Further information can be obtained from the guidelines and application form and case studies below or by contacting Matthew Ives on 8372 5134 or


Key dates

2021 applications are now closed.

May 2021 - Applications assessed

June 2021 - Funding recommendations presented to Council for endorsement

June 2021 - Applicants notified of funding request outcome. Individual partnership agreements will be negotiated for projects commencing July 2021 and terminating December 2024.

How to apply?


In person

Step 3.Visit us

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

Step 4.Our Location

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


Step 3.Return your completed application

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