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Grants & Sponsorship


Com­mu­ni­ty Grants Program

Coun­cil’s annu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Grants pro­gram aims 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

  • 2023 appli­ca­tions open on the Wednes­day 25 Jan­u­ary 2023 and close on Mon­day 27 Feb­ru­ary 2023.
  • Please refer to to the Coun­cil’s Com­mu­ni­ty Sup­port & Fund­ing Guide­lines for fur­ther con­di­tions and how to apply:

  • Appli­ca­tions are to be sub­mit­ted through Council’s approved online man­age­ment por­tal, Smar­ty­Grants via: 

https://​astc​.smar​ty​grants​.com​.au/​C​o​m​m​u​n​i​t​y​G​rants

For enquiries, please call the Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment Offi­cer on 08 8950 0567


    Com­mu­ni­ty Grants Infor­ma­tion Session

    Council’s Com­mu­ni­ty Grants Infor­ma­tion Ses­sion will pro­vide an oppor­tu­ni­ty for com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers to learn about Council’s Com­mu­ni­ty Grants Pro­gram.

    This will help appli­cants under­stand the grant cat­e­gories and cov­er basic steps for apply­ing. The infor­ma­tion ses­sion will also cov­er an overview of the Todd Mall Acti­va­tion Grant Pro­gram.

    When: Mon­day 6 Feb­ru­ary from 5.30pm – 6.30pm 

    Where: The Andy McNeill Room, Coun­cil’s Civic Cen­tre — 93 Todd Street, Alice Springs


    For enquiries, please call the Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment Offi­cer on 08 8950 0567



      Todd Mall Acti­va­tion Grants

      Pur­pose 
      The Alice Springs Town Coun­cil are deliv­er­ing a one-off grant round that aims to sup­port non-for-prof­its, busi­ness­es, or indi­vid­u­als to devel­op new or exist­ing projects that renew and trans­form the local Todd Mall precinct.

      Overview
      This grant pro­gram is designed to bring com­mu­ni­ties and con­sumers into the town’s local precinct to acti­vate pub­lic spaces and
      dri­ve visitation.

      Indi­vid­u­als can apply for a min­i­mum amount of $1,000 to $2,500 (GST Inclu­sive) in fund­ing.
      Organisations/​groups
      can apply for a min­i­mum of $1,000 to $6,000 (GST Inclu­sive) in funding.

      Key Dates
      • Appli­ca­tions open 19 Jan­u­ary 2023
      • The grants pro­gram will close once fund­ing has been exhaust­ed.
      • Appli­cants must deliv­er their project before 30 April 2023.

      This grant pro­gram oper­ates as exhaus­tive fund­ing, and Coun­cil reserves the right to close the pro­gram once the avail­able bud­get has been expended.

      How To Apply

      Please refer to to the Todd Mall Acti­va­tion Grant Fund­ing Guide­lines for fur­ther con­di­tions and how to apply:

      Todd Mall Acti­va­tion Grant Fund­ing Guide­lines

      Appli­ca­tions are to be sub­mit­ted through Council’s approved online man­age­ment por­tal, Smar­ty­Grants via:

      https://​astc​.smar​ty​grants​.com​.au/​T​o​d​d​M​a​l​l​A​c​t​i​v​a​t​i​o​n​Grant 

      For enquiries, please call the Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment Offi­cer on 08 8950 0567.


      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, 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.

      Appli­ca­tions are cur­rent­ly open for events/​projects deliv­ered before 30 June 2023. 

      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