Grants, Sponsorship & Incentives
City of Adelaide offers a range of sponsorship, grant and incentive opportunities to work with eligible organisations, community members and sporting clubs to co-create a liveable, productive and sustainable City that enhances people’s health, happiness and sense of community.
Arts & Cultural
The City of Adelaide 2016-2020 Strategic Plan states that ‘Our culture infuses creativity and the arts in everything we do’ and commits to a ‘Multicultural city with a passion to create authentic and internationally renowned experiences’. The Arts and Cultural Grants Program is…
Recreation and Sports
The Recreation and Sport Grants Program will provide funding to eligible clubs, groups and organisations that demonstrate consistency with the Active City Strategy 2013-2023 outcomes and Value Proposition including: Great Spaces to be Physically Active Financially Sustainable…
The Community Development Grants Program provides funding to eligible groups, organisations and individual residents who present applications that demonstrate consistency with the City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2016-2020 outcomes including: Increase participation by the broadest range of…
Events and Festivals Sponsorship
The purpose of the City of Adelaide Event and Festival Sponsorship Program is to provide financial support to eligible groups and organisations to assist in the staging of events and festivals.
Mainstreets Advancement Grant Program
The purpose of the City of Adelaide Mainstreets Advancement Grant is to provide funding to eligible groups for projects that achieve greater economic outcomes in local mainstreets and align with the City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2016-2020. This an opportunity for you to implement an idea…
CitySwitch Green Office Program
CitySwitch Green Office offers a unique opportunity for office tenants to demonstrate environmental leadership. The program works with businesses to improve office energy efficiency and helps reduce greenhouse emissions.
Compostable and Reusable Coffee Cup Pilot
The City of Adelaide is partnering with CBD cafés within the pilot area to trial incentive payments with the aim of reducing the amount of waste generated by takeaway coffee cups. The pilot area is bound by Gawler Place, King William, Flinders, and Grenfell Streets and the pilot will run…
Heritage Incentives Scheme (HIS)
This consistent commitment to the conservation of heritage and unlisted historic character properties demonstrates the importance Council places on maintaining Adelaide's substantial heritage character and this enormous injection of funding has had a dramatic impact on the character of the city.
Facade Improvement Incentive (FII)
The Facade Improvement Incentive (FII) provides generous grants to assist property owners with improving the street appeal of their unlisted pre-WWII historic character buildings within the CBD and North Adelaide commercial precincts.
Noise Management Incentives
The City of Adelaide operates these services to help you address external noise issues in your city home. Acoustic Advisory Service The Acoustic Advisory Service (AAS) provides a free consultation service with a qualified acoustic engineer to provide general acoustic advice to…
Public Realm Incentives
Council is developing an approach to enhancing the public realm in conjunction with major developments. Currently, all offers to voluntarily contribute toward the cost of a public realm enhancement project are presented to Council for funding consideration on a case-by-case basis provided…
Shopfront Improvement Grants
City of Adelaide has initiated a pilot Shopfront Improvement Grant Program to encourage city businesses to get creative and enhance their street appeal. If you own either a business or a property in the pilot area you can apply to City of Adelaide for grant funding of between $1,000 and…
Solar Savers Adelaide
Solar Savers Adelaide is a program of the City of Adelaide that provides up front funding for the purchase and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems.
Sustainability Incentives Scheme
To reduce carbon emissions from the City community and conserve energy, water and natural resources, City of Adelaide is providing reimbursements for the installation of water and energy saving devices for properties within our Council boundaries. UPDATE: For information about how the…
Undergrounding Funding Schemes
The Undergrounding Funding Scheme is the City’s commitment to removal of overhead power lines, telecommunications cables and associated infrastructure to improve visual appeal, safety and usability of public places. What is Undergrounding? Undergrounding of public streets involves…
Building Upgrade Finance
Building Upgrade Finance (BUF) is a finance product that commercial building owners can access for improving energy, water and waste performance in existing buildings, as well as the restoration and upgrades of heritage buildings.
Sustainable Events Innovation Fund
The Sustainable Events Innovation Fund provides financial support to eligible groups and organisations to assist in the implementation of environmentally sustainable events and festivals that support the outcomes of the City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2016-2020.