Regional organisations urged to apply for 2019 state government grant

Priority will be given to grant applications that support the prevention of domestic, family and sexual violence, increase disability inclusion, address the cost of living or support innovation.
Priority will be given to grant applications that support the prevention of domestic, family and sexual violence, increase disability inclusion, address the cost of living or support innovation.

Regional organisations have a chance at securing a slice of $3 million in funds through the Grants SA Program.

Human Services Minister Michelle Lensink encourages eligible not-for-profit organisations to apply for a grant between $100 and $100,000.

She explained how priority will be given to grant applications that support the prevention of domestic, family and sexual violence, increase disability inclusion, address the cost of living or support innovation in South Australia.

"These grants will go a long way in helping our deserving community organisations right across South Australia, including our regions," Ms Lensink said.

Applications can also be made for equipment, community activities, one-off programs or services, upgrades to community facilities, activities to recruit or retain volunteers or provide learning and skill development opportunities for volunteers.

Major grants, between $10,000-$100,000, can be submitted online until September 4.

Minor grants, valued at $100-$10,000, to fund smaller projects and activities can be open August 1 until September 30.

For more details, including the funding guidelines, information sessions, or to apply online, visit the Grants SA website at www.dhs.sa.gov.au.

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