Grants SA 2022 Minor Round open

06 Apr 2022

The Department of Human Services has opened a new round of Grants SA Minor Round funding available to community organisations. 

Grants SA is a funding program for one-off projects that provides approximately $3 million in grants annually to not-for-profit community organisations to improve community participation, wellbeing and quality of life for people living and working in South Australia. 

Eligible are programs and services that encourage and support local community needs, strong and inclusive communities, wellbeing and people and/or communities experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage. 

The 2021-22 Minor Round funding focus is linked to the social impact objectives of:

Connecting - Providing communities with opportunities to engage and participate

Belonging - Belonging to communities that are inclusive, equitable and resilient

Single grants of up to $10,000 will be available to eligible organisations whose projects align with the social impact objectives listed above. 

Grant funding can be used for such things as improving an area of service or a facility; purchasing equipment, supplies or infrastructure; and community enhancement activities and initiatives.

To apply you must:

  • read and understand these guidelines and the application requirements
  • register and complete the online application form for funding via the SmartyGrants online portal.
  • be an authorised signatory for the organisation (that is, Chief Executive, President, Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary)
  • provide all information requested, including quotes or evidence of costs for all budget items
  • address all eligibility and assessment criteria.

This round is open until 12 May 2022 at 3pm.

You can submit your application anytime as assessments take place regularly during the round.

Before starting your application, please read the following information about application requirements for this funding.

Key information, explaining the application process, grant assessment processes and contractual obligations are outlined in this document.

Anyone with questions about applying can contact:

Grants SA Team

Phone: 1300 650 985
Email [email protected]

More information: DHS - Minor Round (up to $10,000) 2022