Grants sponsorship and donations

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The City of Onkaparinga offers a wide range of funding opportunities to help stage festivals, events and projects which benefit our communities.

For the 2018–19 financial year, through our various grants and sponsorship programs, council has awarded more than $590,000 to support over 240 local groups, not-for-profit organisations, schools and businesses.

For further information about specific grant programs, please click on the relevant program tab on the left side and contact the program Grants Officer. For general grant enquiries, please contact the Grants and Sponsorship Team on 8384 0666 or email

Applications are now closed.


  • Community Grants
  • Public Place Improvement Grants
  • Community Training and Development Fund (open all year round)
  • Environment Grants
  • Every Generation Onkaparinga Grants
  • Local Heritage Incentive Scheme (open all year round)
  • Minor Capital Works and Facilities Grants
  • Small Business Grants (open three times per year)


  • Tier 2 – Festivals and events
  • Tier 3 – Community events and Christmas and carols events.


  • Sport and Active Recreation Donation Program (open all year round)

Supporting documents

PDF icon png Auspicing form (133K)
MS Word icon Auspicing form (145K)
MS Excel Budget template (13K)
PDF icon png Grants and Sponsorships FAQ (328K)
PDF icon png Land owner consent form (113K)