Mainstreets Advancement Grant Program
The purpose of the City of Adelaide Mainstreets Advancement Grant is to provide funding to eligible groups for projects that achieve greater economic outcomes in local mainstreets and align with the City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2016-2020.
This an opportunity for you to implement an idea you have that with the right ingredients and support, will make a difference in your mainstreet. It is an opportunity for you to reach out to different people and organisations and by working together, bring a new level of activity to your mainstreet.
Applicants are encouraged to refer to the following City of Adelaide documents prior to applying:
- City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020
- The City of Adelaide 2017- 2023 Cultural Strategy
- Live Music Action Plan
- Christmas in the City Strategy and Action Plan 2014-2018
- Community Land Management Plans
DOWNLOAD NOW: Mainstreets Advancement Grant Program 2018-19 Guidelines
If you are applying for an event in an outdoor public space, you are required to make a tentative booking prior to submitting your grant application.
For conditions, fees and application forms, head directly to our website. If Council endorses your application for funding, you are responsible for confirming your venue booking and securing the infrastructure required to hold the event.
The maximum funds available for a project is $20,000 and projects are to be implemented between August 2018 and September 2019.
Important Dates for Mainstreets Advancement Grant
|July 2018||Grant applications open|
|20 August 2018||Grant applications close 10am|
|September 2018||Applications assessed and applicants notified|
|August 2019||Project completed. Evaluation report due within four weeks of completion of project Grant acquittals due|
How to submit your application
Applications can be submitted by email, post or in person by 10 am on Monday 20 August.
Matt Grant, Associate Director
Economic Development and Tourism
City of Adelaide
GPO Box 2252
Adelaide SA 5001
25 Pirie Street, Adelaide
- Late applications will not be accepted.
- Applications can be lodged until 10am on Monday 20 August.
- Postal applications must be postmarked on or before the closing date.