Industry Resources . Funding and Grants

Funding and Grants

 

South Australian Event Funding

Events South Australia provides sponsorship support to many large and small events. Smaller events that promote South Australia and its regions as tourism destinations are funded through the Regional Events

South Australian Tourism Commission

  and Festivals Program. Events South Australia also supports a variety of major existing and new events.

Major Event Sponsorship

Events are sponsored to develop a balanced calendar of events and festivals. A year-round program of successful events positions South Australia as a place where any time is a good time to visit, because there is always something to be a part of.

Read more about Major event sponsorship through the sponsorship guideline document >

Regional Events and Festivals Program

The Regional Events and Festivals Program provides financial support towards marketing and PR for events which promote South Australia and its regions as tourism destinations.

Applications for funding through the Regional Events and Festivals Program can be lodged once each year.

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 26 March 2015 for events occurring after September 2015.

Read more about the Regional Events and Festivals Program application process >

Community Events Development Fund

The Community Events Development Fund provides financial support towards marketing and PR for events which promote South Australia and its regions as tourism destinations.  This fund supports new, smaller or community-based events seeking to increase their tourism relevance, or undertake a specific project to achieve this.

Applications for funding through the Community Events Development Fund can be lodged once each year.

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 26 March 2015 for events occurring after September 2015.

Read more about the Community Events Development Fund application process >

For more information contact the Business Development team on +61 8 8463 4650 or events@tourism.sa.com

Supporting Brands of our Key Regions Grant Funding

The Supporting Brands of our Key Regions Grant Funding program aims to assist regions to develop sustainable region-specific marketing activities that support the collaboration and development of South Australia’s food, wine and culinary tourism industries.

Applications are now open, where individual organisations can apply for up to $40,000 to develop and implement region-specific marketing programs that promote South Australia’s premium food and wine state.

Projects must meet at least one of the following criteria:

Strategic planning and development:

  • Supports strategic planning, market research, brand development and related activities to enable the development of an agreed plan for regional food, wine and culinary tourism marketing.

Marketing activities:

  • Supports the continued development and delivery of existing regional food, wine and culinary tourism priority marketing and branding activities.
  • Contributes to the development of the existing regional food, wine and culinary tourism marketing program.

Applications close on 13 March 2015 and will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Download the Grant Funding Guidelines and Assessment Criteria >

Download the Application Form >

For more information, contact Nyreesha Neves, Senior Project Officer - Phone: (08) 8226 1803 or food.wine@sa.gov.au

GRANTassist

GRANTassist provides businesses with access to up to date information on State and Federal Government assistance and programs relevant to Businesses. GRANTassist can help you locate the assistance and program initiatives most relevant to your business needs.

The GRANTassist tool allows you to search for programs across all industry sectors, including manufacturing, arts, small business, medical and assistive devices, environmental, food, beverages and wine, mining and energy resources, forestry and automotive.

If you are looking for support to help you improve your business, the GRANTassist portal can help you connect to the range of funding and support services that are offered by Government.

For further assistance and information please contact (08) 8303 2595 or alternatively email info@grantassist.sa.gov.au

Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Community Funding

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities provides a number of links to grants and funding programs available for businesses to apply for, including:

Looking for more?

A wide range of South Australian grants and other funding opportunities are available from government agencies and other corporate organisations.

The GrantsLINK directory has information about federal, state and local government funding programs that can help you:

  • Develop solutions to local and national problems.
  • Fund ideas and initiatives.
  • Get assistance in times of hardship.
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