Through Grants SA, four one-off grant programs -- the Charitable and Social Welfare Fund (formerly Community Benefit SA), Multicultural SA Grants, Volunteer Training Grants and the Volunteer Support Fund -- have been combined into a single application process.
Community organisations can now apply once to be considered for funding across all four streams, and will also benefit from less restrictive guidelines and simpler reporting requirements.
In 2016-17, Grants SA will provide $3 million in grants to improve community participation, wellbeing and quality of life for South Australians. Major grant rounds of $20,001 to $50,000 will be open twice a year; medium grants of $5001 to $20,000 will be open four times a year; and minor grants of up to $5,000 will be open all year round and assessed at the end of each month.
Applications are open now and online application forms and guidelines are available at dcsi.sa.gov.au or phone 1300 650 985 for more information.