Grant Funding Opportunities

2019 SA Disaster Resilience Grant Funding


Applications are now CLOSED

The process from here...

  • The Assessment Panel will assess all expressions of interest.
  • Short listed applicants will 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 and State grant funds by 30 June 2019.


Information for online applications

How long will the project take?

Your project planning 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.

Further information

Phone or email the grants team: