SA Power Networks Community Grants

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The SA Power Networks Community Grants program provides one-off grants to assist communities to empower themselves and make a tangible difference in their local area.

Applications are welcome from organisations, registered charities, schools, or community groups for a grant amount of up to $5,000.


Community Grant update

Our 2024 grants program will focus on two key areas: sustainability and innovation. We are committed to supporting community projects, ensuring a greener, more sustainable future. Please be aware that our focus areas may vary each year, which could affect your eligibility for the program.

Applications for this round of funding closed on the 14 April 2024. Applicants will be notified of an outcome by 30 June 2024.


Who can apply for a Community Grant?

To be eligible for and receive an SA Power Networks Community Grant, applicants must:

  • Be an incorporated not-for-profit organisation (endorsed by the Australian Tax Office with Deductible Gift Recipient status), registered charity, school or community group with a registered Australian Business Number (ABN).
  • Deliver an activity, event or program within 12 months of the date of application, within South Australia that supports the local community.
  • Agree to share activity outcomes with SA Power Networks, in the form of photographs or short videos, written updates and a short acquittal upon activity completion.
  • Agree to SA Power Networks promoting you and the activity your grant supports on SA Power Networks websites, social media, through annual reports and other channels.
  • Be open to SA Power Networks participating in the activity and related promotional activities, and
  • Hold a current bank account in Australia in its name.

What can we fund with a Community Grant?

Through SA Power Networks Community Grants, we are seeking to empower activities, programs or events which will help make a positive impact in one or both of the following areas:

  • Growing a sustainable SA
  • Supporting innovation for future growth


What can't we fund with a Community Grant?

SA Power Networks Community Grants cannot fund:

  • individuals, commercial businesses and government entities
  • activities outside South Australia
  • activities which have already been completed prior to the Application Period
  • organisations or activities which do not reflect SA Power Networks values
  • organisations or activities which do not reflect local community standards
  • activities which denigrate or exclude members of the community
  • activities which are or could be perceived to be unsafe or cause harm to people, animals or the environment
  • political or religious pursuits
  • organisations or activities associated with gambling, drugs or alcohol
  • organisations, individuals or bodies unwilling to provide sufficient details on the proposed program.

Click here to read the Terms and Conditions for the SA Power Networks 2024 Community Grants.

Click here to read about our 2023 Community Grants recipients.

TIP: You can only fill out the online form in one sitting. Please review all questions and prepare your responses first.

The SA Power Networks Community Grants program provides one-off grants to assist communities to empower themselves and make a tangible difference in their local area.

Applications are welcome from organisations, registered charities, schools, or community groups for a grant amount of up to $5,000.


Community Grant update

Our 2024 grants program will focus on two key areas: sustainability and innovation. We are committed to supporting community projects, ensuring a greener, more sustainable future. Please be aware that our focus areas may vary each year, which could affect your eligibility for the program.

Applications for this round of funding closed on the 14 April 2024. Applicants will be notified of an outcome by 30 June 2024.


Who can apply for a Community Grant?

To be eligible for and receive an SA Power Networks Community Grant, applicants must:

  • Be an incorporated not-for-profit organisation (endorsed by the Australian Tax Office with Deductible Gift Recipient status), registered charity, school or community group with a registered Australian Business Number (ABN).
  • Deliver an activity, event or program within 12 months of the date of application, within South Australia that supports the local community.
  • Agree to share activity outcomes with SA Power Networks, in the form of photographs or short videos, written updates and a short acquittal upon activity completion.
  • Agree to SA Power Networks promoting you and the activity your grant supports on SA Power Networks websites, social media, through annual reports and other channels.
  • Be open to SA Power Networks participating in the activity and related promotional activities, and
  • Hold a current bank account in Australia in its name.

What can we fund with a Community Grant?

Through SA Power Networks Community Grants, we are seeking to empower activities, programs or events which will help make a positive impact in one or both of the following areas:

  • Growing a sustainable SA
  • Supporting innovation for future growth


What can't we fund with a Community Grant?

SA Power Networks Community Grants cannot fund:

  • individuals, commercial businesses and government entities
  • activities outside South Australia
  • activities which have already been completed prior to the Application Period
  • organisations or activities which do not reflect SA Power Networks values
  • organisations or activities which do not reflect local community standards
  • activities which denigrate or exclude members of the community
  • activities which are or could be perceived to be unsafe or cause harm to people, animals or the environment
  • political or religious pursuits
  • organisations or activities associated with gambling, drugs or alcohol
  • organisations, individuals or bodies unwilling to provide sufficient details on the proposed program.

Click here to read the Terms and Conditions for the SA Power Networks 2024 Community Grants.

Click here to read about our 2023 Community Grants recipients.

TIP: You can only fill out the online form in one sitting. Please review all questions and prepare your responses first.

Page last updated: 16 Apr 2024, 07:58 AM