Living in Alice

Grants & Sponsorship

Com­mu­ni­ty Grants Program

Coun­cil’s annu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Grants pro­gram opens Jan­u­ary each year, with the aim to sup­port com­mu­ni­ty ini­tia­tives and encour­age the ongo­ing social, cul­tur­al, recre­ation­al and envi­ron­men­tal devel­op­ment of Alice Springs. 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.

How To Apply

Please sub­mit all appli­ca­tions to astc@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au. For enquiries, please call the Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment Offi­cer on 08 8950 0567. Appli­ca­tions can be per­son­al­ly deliv­ered to: Alice Springs Town Coun­cil, Civic Cen­tre, 93 Todd Street, Alice Springs.

Coun­cil’s 2022 Com­mu­ni­ty Grants pro­gram opens 25 Jan­u­ary 2022
The 2022 
Infor­ma­tion Pack and Appli­ca­tion Forms are com­ing soon…

A Com­mu­ni­ty Grants Infor­ma­tion Ses­sion will be held Wednes­day, 2 Feb­ru­ary 2022 in the Andy McNeill Room, Civic Cen­tre. Details to come…


    Spon­sor­ship

    In-kind Sup­port

    Assist­ing com­mu­ni­ty organ­i­sa­tions to deliv­er com­mu­ni­ty activ­i­ties and events with in-kind sup­port, such as: pro­vi­sion of bins, mobile grand­stand, chairs, fee waiv­er for cin­e­ma pack­age hire, traf­fic man­age­ment, and much more. Coun­cil deter­mines in-kind sup­port on a case by case basis.

    Event Spon­sor­ship

    Small cash spon­sor­ships are avail­able through Coun­cil’s Tourism, Events & Pro­mo­tions Com­mit­tee to assist in the devel­op­ment and stag­ing of events and projects in Alice Springs. Coun­cil will deter­mine spon­sor­ship on a case by case basis.

    • 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. 
    • Appli­ca­tions are not guar­an­teed funding.

    Please sub­mit all appli­ca­tions to astc@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au. For spon­sor­ship enquiries, please call the Com­mu­ni­ty Projects & Events Offi­cer on 08 8950 0500. All hand deliv­er­ies of appli­ca­tions can be made to: Alice Springs Town Coun­cil, 93 Todd Street, Alice Springs


    Sum­ma­ry of Coun­cil fund­ing opportunities 

    Support Grant description Application due date Documents Amounts

    Community Development Grant

    Support the ongoing development of the Alice Springs community by funding opportunities and projects that address high priority local needs.

    5pm, Monday 21 February 2022

    •[Grant Guidelines]•[Application Form]•[Acquittal Form] coming soon

    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.

    5pm, Monday 21 February 2022

    •[Grant Guidelines]•[Application Form]•[Acquittal Form] coming soon

    up to $1500

    Araluen Access Grant

    Support local individuals, community groups and service clubs to access the Araluen Arts Centre.

    5pm, Monday 21 February 2022

    •[Grant Guidelines]•[Application Form]•[Acquittal Form] coming soon

    up to $2000

    Youth Development Grant

    Support youth organisations and community groups to develop innovative youth projects and programs in the Alice Springs municipality.

    5pm, Monday 21 February 2022

    •[Grant Guidelines]•[Application Form]•[Acquittal Form] coming soon

    up to $5000

    Sustainability Initiatives

    Funding community projects or events that focus on reducing the impact on the environment in the areas of waste management, water usage, energy efficiency, transport and biodiversity.

    5pm, Monday 21 February 2022

    •[Grant Guidelines]•[Application Form]•[Acquittal Form] coming soon

    up to $2500

    In-kind Sponsorship

    Assisting community organisations to deliver community activities and events with in-kind support, such as: provision of bins, grandstand, chairs, fee waiver for cinema package hire. Council will determine in-kind sponsorship on a case by case basis.

    Open all year – applications must be submitted 2 weeks before the event or project start date.

    ASTC In-kind Support Application

    No maximum amount

    Event Sponsorship

    Small cash sponsorships through Council's Tourism, Events & Promotions Committee to assist in the development and staging of events and projects 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.

    ASTC Sponsorship Application

    No maximum amount