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You can find out about upcoming grant opportunities for South Australian community history organisations here and submit applications online for grant funds administered by History SA. History's SA' s Community History Program administers two annual grant funds, the South Australian History Fund (SAHF) and the Community Museums Program (CMP) grant fund.

Other grants

Grants currently available from other sources include:

Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund

Available through the Australian Government's Arts and Culture Fund Public Grants Program, this fund provides funding up to $50,000 for organisations and individuals to undertake commemorative arts and culture projects that engage local communities, particularly in regional Australia. 

ANZAC Day Commemoration Fund

Now Open Administered by the Department of Premier and Cabinet's Anzac Day Commemoration Council, the Fund makes available Grants of up to $10,000 to support a range of initiatives that focus on educating the community about the significance of ANZAC Day and commemorating our nation's military heritage.

2016-17 round now open. Closes Friday 22 April 2016

Arts Facilities and Equipment Program

Please note that the Arts Facilities and Equipment Program administered by Arts SA which supports the establishment and improvement of the arts and cultural heritage facilities is not available 2014-2015. 

Community Benefits SA

Now Open. Administered by South Australian Goverment's Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, Community Benefit SA (CBSA) provides one-off project funding to incorporated, non-government, non-profit, charitable and social welfare organisations to develop and strengthen communities across the metropolitan, rural and remote regions of South Australia.

Round 58 will close at 5.00pm on Friday 25 March 2016

Community Events Development Fund

Now Open. The Community Events Development Fund is part of the South Australian Tourism Commission's Regional Events and Festivals Program.  The Community Events Development Fund supports new, smaller or community-based tourism events seeking to increase their tourism relevance, or undertake a specific project to achieve this. A maximum of $5,000 per event is available. 

The 2016/17 round is now open and will support events held after 1 September 2016.

Applications close Thursday 24 March 2016.

Community Heritage Grants

The Australian Government's Community Heritage Grant (CHG) provides grants up to $15,000 for projects including Significance Assessments of collections; Preservation Needs Assessments of collections; conservation activities and collection management; and training workshops.The next grant round will likely open in March 2017.

Copland Foundation grants

Copland Foundation grants support the study, management, conservation, acquisition and interpretation of relevant historic architecture, the provision of education programs and the purchase of artworks or other artefacts.

Cultural Heritage Grants Program

The Cultural Heritage Grants Program aims to increase appreciation of and community access to the history and heritage of the City of Charles Sturt.

FRRR Small Grants for Small Communities

Now Open. The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal's (FRRR) Small Grants for Small Communities, of up to $5,000 are available for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities, with populations of 10,000 or less, living in small rural and remote locations in Australia, contributing to their development in social and community welfare, economic, environmental, health and education or cultural areas.

Round 29 closes on Thursday 24 March 2016.

Grants to Voluntary Environment, Sustainability and Heritage Organisations (GVESHO)

Please note: the 2013-14 funding round was the last for the GVESHO program and there will be no further funding available.

The Federal Department of the Environment's Grants to Voluntary Environment, Sustainability and Heritage Organisations (GVESHO) program provides funds to help eligible community–based, not-for-profit organisations to value, conserve and protect Australia's natural environment and historic heritage and to promote sustainability by assisting with their administrative costs.