Community Grants and Sponsorship
Alice Springs Town Council offers a range of grants and sponsorship initiatives to support local community groups to identify development opportunities, build capacity, and make positive contributions to the quality of life in Alice Springs.
Opportunities for Support
|Community Development Grant||Support the ongoing development of the Alice Springs community by funding opportunities and projects that address high priority local needs.||NOW OPEN until 4pm 1 March 2019||Up to $5000|
|Community Assistance Grant||Assist local community projects, events and organisations based in Alice Springs and are of a community, cultural, environmental or recreational nature.||NOW OPEN until 4pm 1 March 2019||Up to $1500|
|Araluen Access Grant||Support local individuals, community groups and service clubs to access the Araluen Arts Centre.||NOW OPEN until 4pm 1 March 2019||Up to $2000|
|Youth Development Grant||Support youth organisations and community groups to develop innovative youth projects and programs in the Alice Springs municipality.||NOW OPEN until 4pm 1 March 2019||Up to $5000|
Minor sponsorships to assist community organisations to deliver community activities and events. In-kind services may include:
Provision of bins, grandstands, chairs etc.
Fee waiver for cinema package hire.
Council will determine in-kind sponsorship on a case by case basis.
|Open all year to extent of available funds. Applications must be submitted 10 weeks before the event or project start date.||No application form – requests can be made in a letter or email format||No maximum amount|
Small cash sponsorships through the Tourism, Promotions and Events Committee to assist in the development and staging of events in Alice Springs.
Council will determine sponsorship on a case by case basis.
|Open all year to extent of available funds. Applications must be submitted 10 weeks before the event.||Sponsorship application form||No maximum amount|
Please refer to the guidelines for clarification on what activities Council will not fund. Eligible organisations are those operating on a non-profit basis, or providing a project/service for non-commercial gain, or providing a project/service which adds value to the community
The level of community grant, cash sponsorship and in-kind sponsorship funding depends on Council’s budget, and how much the application matches the strategic priorities of Council. Applications are not guaranteed funding.
Acquittal of Funds
All community groups are required to submit an acquittal form for funds received from the Alice Springs Town Council within three months of expenditure.
How to Apply
Please submit all applications to email@example.com. Please call the Community Development Officer on 08 8950 0567 with any grant enquiries, and the Community Projects and Events Officer for sponsorship enquiries on 08 8950 0505.
All hand deliveries of applications can be made to:
Alice Springs Town Council
93 Todd Street, Alice Springs