Living in Alice

Grants, Sponsorships and In-Kind Support

In-Kind Sup­port

In-Kind Sup­port is offered to eli­gi­ble events in place of mon­e­tary val­ue. Coun­cil deter­mines in-kind sup­port on a case by case basis. To read more about what is avail­able for in-kind, refer to page 11 of the ASTC Com­mu­ni­ty Grant and Spon­sor­ship Guidelines.

Please note: Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted four­teen (14) days in advance to be considered.

If you are inter­est­ed in apply­ing for In-Kind Sup­port please com­plete the online form.

Online Application Form

Alice Springs Grant Find­er- an easy way to look for funding

Alice Springs Town Coun­cil just made it eas­i­er to find grants for orga­ni­za­tions in our region.

You can now find all fund­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties Aus­tralia-wide, across Coun­cil, North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry and Fed­er­al gov­ern­ments, as well as phil­an­thropic groups and corporations. 

To take a full advan­tage of a grant find­er and find more infor­ma­tion, vis­it https://​grant​gu​ru​.com/​a​u​/​a​l​i​c​e​s​p​rings and reg­is­ter your busi­ness or orga­ni­za­tion for FREE.

Alice Springs Grant Finder


Coun­cil’s Com­mu­ni­ty Grants & Event Spon­sor­ship Program

Coun­cil’s Com­mu­ni­ty Grants & Event Spon­sor­ship Pro­gram aims to sup­port com­mu­ni­ty ini­tia­tives and encour­age the ongo­ing social, cul­tur­al, recre­ation­al and envi­ron­men­tal devel­op­ment of Alice Springs. 

Cash spon­sor­ships are avail­able in the Event Spon­sor­ship Pro­gram to assist in devel­op­ment and stag­ing of events and com­mu­ni­ty projects in Alice Springs. 

Eli­gi­ble orga­ni­za­tions are those oper­at­ing on a non-for-prof­it basis, or pro­vid­ing a project/​service for non-com­mer­cial gain, or pro­vid­ing a project/​service which adds val­ue to the community.

Sub­mit­ting appli­ca­tion does not guar­an­tee funding. 

Appli­cants must meet all eli­gi­bil­i­ty cri­te­ria to be con­sid­ered for fur­ther assess­ment- refer to guide­lines sec­tion below.


Pro­gram

Coun­cil has stream­lined its Com­mu­ni­ty Grants and Event Spon­sor­ship Pro­gram process­es mean­ing there are now two oppor­tu­ni­ties to apply for Coun­cil fund­ing each finan­cial year.

FY 2023 – 24 Round 2: For activ­i­ties between 1 July 2024 and 31 Decem­ber 2024CLOSED

  • Closed 1 March 2024.
  • All appli­cants will be noti­fied of the out­come of their appli­ca­tion in April/​May 2024.

FY 2024 – 25 Round 1: For activ­i­ties between 1 Jan­u­ary 2025 and 30 June 2025

  • Appli­ca­tions open 1 August 2024 9am
  • Appli­ca­tions close 1 Sep­tem­ber 2024 5pm
  • All appli­cants will be noti­fied of the out­come of their appli­ca­tion in October/​Novem­ber 2024

Appli­ca­tions

Vis­it Smar­ty­Grants to start your Com­mu­ni­ty Grant or Event Spon­sor­ship Application. 

To apply for fund­ing you must reg­is­ter with Smar­ty­Grants.

Enquiries

Direct all your grants & spon­sor­ship enquiries to Justy­na Ola Rzes­zows­ka, Grants and Social Pol­i­cy Officer:

phone 08 8950 0567 

email jrzeszowska@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au

Guidelines- Community Grants and Event Sponsorship Program


Com­mu­ni­ty Grants and Event Spon­sor­ship Infor­ma­tion Session

Council’s Com­mu­ni­ty Grants and Event Spon­sor­ship Infor­ma­tion Ses­sion will pro­vide an oppor­tu­ni­ty for com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers to learn about the changes to Council’s Fund­ing Pro­grams.

This will help appli­cants under­stand the grant cat­e­gories and cov­er basic steps for applying. 

When: Tues­day 16 July 2024 5.00pm‑6.30pm 

Where: Andy McNeil Room, Civic Cen­tre — 93 Todd Street, Alice Springs


For enquiries, please call the Grants and Social Pol­i­cy Offi­cer on 08 8950 0567



    Suc­cess­ful appli­ca­tions for Com­mu­ni­ty Grants & Event Spon­sor­ship Pro­gram 2023 – 24

    Organisation Project Name Funding

    Alice Springs Volunteer Bushfire Brigade

    NT Parks portable radio purchase

    $4,837

    8CCC Community Radio Inc.

    Accessible Staging at Community Events - 60CM Portable Wheel Chair Ramp

    $5,000

    Alice Springs Aeromodellers

    Solar power energy storage project

    $5,000

    Alice Springs Beanie Festival

    Alice Springs Beanie Festival Opening Night 2023

    $3,000

    Sadadeen Primary School

    Alice Can Dance

    $2,000

    Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra

    Andree Greenwell and ASWCO live at Mparntwe

    $2,000

    Arid Lands Environment Centre: Alice Springs Community Garden

    Nature-based playzone at the Alice Springs Community Garden

    $1,500

    Auspiced Red Hot Arts

    Alice Sings - End of Year Concert 2023

    $5,000

    Bring a Plate Dance (Inclusive Dance Company)

    Bring a Plate

    $1,452.14

    Cental Craft

    CALM - Community Arts with Local Makers

    $4,950

    Central Australian Art Society

    Advocate Art Award 2023

    $2,000

    Central Australian Aviation Museum Inc

    12th Children's Aviation Art/Literary Program

    $1,400

    Centralian Eistedford Committee Inc.

    2023 Centralian Eisteddfod

    $2,000

    Franka (Auspice Central Craft)

    Sustainable Couture 2023

    $4,983

    Iberoamerican Cultural Association Incorporated

    Creating Iberoamerican Cultural Awareness in Alice Springs

    $5,000

    Incite Arts Inc

    Unbroken Land 2023 Creative Development

    $5,000

    Ms Betty Sweetlove (Auspiced by Red Hot Arts)

    Launching an Mparntwe/Alice Springs experimental theatre collective

    $5,000

    On The Wing

    'Say G'day!' Community Musical

    $2,000

    Studio B

    Studio B End of Year Performances

    $2,000

    The Women’s Museum of Australia and Old Gaol Alice Springs (WMoA)

    Cellblock Artist Residency 2023 Program

    $5,000

    Two Two One Mental Health Charity

    Community Mental Health

    $4,800

    Yirara College

    Celebration Concert for Yirara College

    $5,000

    Volunteering SA & NT Incorporated

    National Volunteer Week (NVW) - Recognition

    $1,550

    Rotary Club of Alice Springs

    2024 Bang Tail Muster Parade

    $5,000

    The Y Northern Territory - Kilgariff Recreation Centre

    Play Forever

    $4,974.50

    Pickleball Alice Springs

    Pickleball Program

    $5,000

    NT Writers' Centre Inc

    2024 Writer in Residence Youth Program

    $5,000

    Alice Springs Running & Walking Club

    Improve capacity for event delivery

    $2,000

    Children's Theatre Program (auspice Red Hot Arts)

    Floopy's Fuzzled Feelings

    $5,000

    Alice Springs Beanie Festival

    2024 Beanie Festival

    $10,000

    Alice Springs Christian Ministers Association (auspice Desert Life Church)

    2023 Carols By the Candlelight

    $5,000

    Centralian Eisteddfod Council Incorporated

    2024 Centralian Eisteddfod

    $15,000

    Neighbourhood Watch NT

    Community Safety and Social Connectivity Events

    $5,000

    fabALICE Festival Inc.

    2024 fabAlice Festival

    $15,000

    Arid Lands Environmental Centre

    Movies That Matter

    $3,794.00

    Bring a Plate Dance Inclusive Dance

    Bring a Plate Dance

    $1,916.00

    Alice Springs Ministers Fellowship

    2024 Carols by the Candlelight

    $5,000.00

    Children's Ground

    Arts & Culture Program

    $5,000.00

    Barbara Kimber/ auspice RHACA

    Bush Christmas

    $4,988.00

    Yirara Collage

    Reconciliation Event

    $2,500.00

    Central Australian Art Society

    2024 Advocate Art Award

    $2,500.00

    Alice Springs Volunteer Bushfire Brigade

    Laptop Purchase

    $4,073.99

    Central Australia Aviation Museum

    13th Art and Literacy Program

    $1,400.00

    Rapid Ascent

    2024 Larapinta and Gravel Muster Stage Run

    $10,000.00

    Red Hot Arts Central Australia

    2024 Desert Festival

    $10,000.00