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Community Grant Guidelines 2017/2018(1634 kb)

The program is separated into three categories:

Community Infrastructure Program – up to $25,000 can be sourced for the planning, development and maintenance of community infrastructure facilities that meet the current and future needs of the Wakefield Regional Council community.

Community Infrastructure Program Application Form(312 kb)

Community Benefit Program – up to $5,000 can be sourced for equipment, materials or resources to support the delivery of services or programs within the Wakefield Regional Council area.

Community Benefit Program Application Form(216 kb)

Community Water Scheme – up to $2,500 can be sourced for watering of grassed playing surfaces such as bowling greens and ovals. An additional $5,000 can be sourced for water expenses for the Balaklava, Owen and Hamley Bridge swimming pools.

Community Water Scheme Application Form(213 kb)

Successful applicants will receive offers by mid-August 2017. Applications close at 5pm Friday 2 June 2017.

For grant application support contact Council’s Community & Development Officer on 8862 0800 or email admin@wrc.sa.gov.au. Otherwise visit the website www.grantassist.sa.gov.au for further information and tips on writing grant applications. 

Finding Grants

Australian Government Grant Finder
Business.gov.au has a Grant Finder that helps you locate the grants and assistance programs most relevant to your business for free. Grants and other funding programs are available for businesses from the Australian, state and territory governments, and in some cases from local councils. You can search through a wide variety of grants in many categories, including developing your business, innovation and education.


Provides the community access to up to date information on State Government assistance and programs relevant to Community, Clubs and Individuals. GRANTassist can help you locate the assistance and program initiatives most relevant to your needs. The tool allows you to search for programs across all State Government Departments. The content of GRANT assist is reviewed and amended regularly. 


Grant Guru Community

Is a free searchable listing of nation-wide grants and funding programs for community based and not-for-profit organisations.


Helpful links

Wakefield Regional Council Grant Winners Announced

Commonwealth Grants

National Organisation for Private Grant-Making Trusts and Foundations

Community Group information including funding sources, fundraising, insurance, etc. 

Grant Writing Tips