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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 Facilities
  • People Choose to be Physically Active in the City
  • Community Led Sports Opportunities

Read the Recreation and Sport Funding Guidelines to find out if you are eligible to apply.

Funding Categories

The Recreation & Sport Grants Program provides four funding categories designed to respond to different needs of the community:

Community Facilities (up to $70k per year)
Open 8 January 2019 - Close 5 April 2019 - 
Preview the application form

Programs ($2 - $20k, with 1 to 3 year funding agreements available)
Open Now
– Close 7 February 2019 - Preview the application form

Events ($2- $10k, with 1 to 3 year funding agreements available)
Open Now – Close 7 February 2019 
Preview the application form

Quick Response (up to $2k) 
Open all year (Please note that all quick response grants received during September & October will not be able to be assessed until mid November 2018 due to Council’s Caretaker period)
- Preview the application form

Budget Information: You will be required to submit a budget for your project with your application.  Your budget should identify the income and expenditure of your project and how funding from the City of Adelaide will be spent.
Download the appropriate budget template below:

Community Facilities

Programs and Events

Quick Response 

Event applications are required to be submitted for Category 3 prior to submitting your application.

Find out how to book an event in the Park Lands here.

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