COVID-19 update

City of Prospect has taken a number of important and proactive steps to protect our community and staff as we face this unprecedented situation of the global COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and the nationwide Public Health Emergency.

We need to take all reasonable steps available to protect our community, our Elected Members, our staff and volunteers (and their families) against the spread of this infection while ensuring we deliver services as close to ‘business as usual’ as possible.

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Funding and Grants

City of Prospect, through its Community Grants Program, provides the opportunity for locally based community groups to receive funding up to $5,000 to support their activities / programs that benefit the Prospect community in the following areas:

  • Small Equipment Purchases
  • Community Development Programs
  • Facilities Improvement
  • Small Events
  • Environment Grants

The 2020/2021 round of applications open 13 July 2020 and close 18 September 2020.

Organisations who submit an application for the 2020/2021 round will receive acknowledgement of our receipt of their application.  If you have submitted an application for this round and have not received acknowledgment or you require more information regarding your application please contact our Volunteer and Community Programs Coordinator on 8269 5355 or email admin@prospect.sa.gov.au.

Community Support Fund Guidelines and Application Form

Previous grant recipients include:

  • Prospect Community Garden received funds to assist with the installation of a shade structure and redevelopment of the garden that was damaged by storms late in the year.
  • Kiwanis Club of Prospect received funds to transport disadvantaged students from local schools for a weekend day trip – a location that they may not otherwise get to experience.
  • 1st Gilberton Scout Group received funds to assist the purchase of equipment for their patrol camps.

Cultural Festival and Event Grant

For eligible, locally based community groups and cultural organisations grants of up to $10,000 (ex GST) grants are available each financial year. These grants are designed to develop and deliver a public cultural festival or event for the benefit of our broad and diverse community.

Priority is given to cultural festivals or events that celebrate and raise awareness of our inclusive and tolerant community. Especially through dance, stories, music and food.

The 2020/2021 round of applications open 13 July 2020 and close 18 September 2020.

All grant applicants will need to ensure they are actively engaged with and adhering to the parameters outlined by the South Australian Roadmap to COVID-19 Recovery.

Cultural Festival and Events Grant - Guidelines and Application Form

For more information, please contact our Manager of Arts and Events on 8269 5355 or email admin@prospect.sa.gov.au.

Previous grant recipients include:

South Asian Multicultural Association of South Australia (SAMASA) held an event in April 2019 to create a broader understanding of South Asian communities by showcasing the heritage, food, dance and traditions of eight South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)

Public Art Grant

Small Temporary – Quick Response Public Art Grants are available to support the delivery of temporary public art projects that require a quick turn-around time and small financial contribution within City of Prospect boundaries. Grants of up to $1,000 are available to eligible artists and groups each financial year.

Applications can be submitted throughout the year and are available until funds are expended (per financial year).

Small Temporary Public Art Grant Form

For more information, please contact our Gallery and Public Art Coordinator on 8269 5355 or email admin@prospect.sa.gov.au.

Heritage Grant Program

Owners of properties that are heritage listed and/or within the Historic (Conservation) Zone can apply for a Heritage Grant. Successful applicants can have 50% of the costs of conservation or restoration works (up to a maximum of $2,000 per property) refunded by Council.

Priority is given to

  • Recently designated Heritage Places
  • Buildings that make a prominent contribution to the streetscape
  • Buildings that have not previously received Grant funding
  • Projects which support the building’s significant heritage elements

The main assessment of applications will occur in October each year.

Applications can be submitted throughout the year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021, or until funds are expended.

For more information, please contact our Senior Policy Planner on 8269 5355 or email admin@prospect.sa.gov.au.

Heritage Grant Program Application Form

Previous grant recipients include conservation works involving;

  • New roof
  • Salt damp and window sill brick repairs
  • Front fence/gates
  • Front verandah and repoint front façade
  • Front gable repairs
  • Painting and installing decorative ironwork to verandah and installing wooden window frames

Street Party Grants

Residents who would like to hold a street party can apply for a $750 Street Party Grant (to cover the full cost of the road closure). These parties create an opportunity for eligible residents to close-off their street and get their community together to have fun, and promote community spirit.

Applications must be lodged a minimum of 8 weeks before the date of the proposed street party.

Applications can be submitted throughout the year and grants are available until funds are expended (per financial year).

For more information, please contact our Community Events Coordinator on 8269 5355 or email admin@prospect.sa.gov.au.

Community Street Parties and Small Events Application Form

For more information on any of the grants offered by Council, please contact our Customer Service team on (08) 8269 5355 or email admin@prospect.sa.gov.au .