Grant Funding Opportunities

2019 SA Disaster Resilience Grant Funding


How to apply

Fill out an expression of interest form.

Email your completed form to

Submit your form by 5.00 pm Thursday 28 February 2019.


Who can apply?

South Australian organisations:

  • Non-government (not-for-profit) including business associations and community groups
  • Business (for profit)
  • Local government
  • State government.

Project time frames

Your project must:

  • have a funding agreement in place by 30 June 2019
  • start on or before 1 July 2019, and
  • be completed by 30 June 2020.

What will be funded?

Projects that address disaster resilience in communities by:

  • improving preparedness
  • building capacity and /or capability, and
  • increasing resilience.

Priority will be given to projects that:


Existing programs or services, or projects that deliver commercial advantage will not be funded.

How much will be funded?

You can apply for grant funding up to $100,000 (excluding GST) but will need to contribute a percentage of the overall project cost as follows:

Organisation Grant Amount (maximum) Organisation Contribution (Maximum)
Business (for profit) 50% 50%
Local Government 70% 30%
Non-Government (not for profit) 95% 5%*
State Government 50% 50%

* This contribution may be cash or in-kind.

The application process

The Assessment Panel will assess all expressions of interest.

Short listed applicants will then be asked to complete a more detailed online application.

The Assessment Panel will assess the online applications and select the successful applications.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome by 30 April 2019.

NOTE: Grant approvals are subject to SAFECOM receiving Commonwealth grant funds by 30 June 2019.


Further information

Phone or email the grants team: