Office Closure - Commencing 5pm Tuesday, 24 March

In response to the COVID-19 virus, Council’s offices at Dauncey Street and the Depot will be closed to the public until further notice.

However, Council staff will continue to provide services to the community. To order Library books, pay bills or to speak with Council staff, please phone, email or utilise our online services. For all Council enquiries & payments please phone Customer Service on: 08 8553 4500 or email alternatively, Council Payments can be made online, click here.

As per Federal and State Government requirements Playgrounds, Skate parks & Council Campgrounds are now CLOSED. Our parks and reserves remain open for your leisure.

Further updates will be communicated via Council’s website, Council’s Facebook Page, The Islander newspaper and Council’s Community window. Thank you.

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Kangaroo Island Bushfires

As of Monday 24 February 2020, the Recovery Centre at 12 Jubilee Ave Parndana will be open Monday to Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm and can assist with all fire recovery needs, including grant applications. Phone 0438 861 215

For information on current warnings visit the CFS website.

For other Recovery Information visit Department of Human Services website. Additional information is also available on Council's website.

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Other Grants

Regional Development Australia - Adelaide Hills and Coastal (RDAHC) Grants

For general information about RDAHC grants click here.

To go directly to the RDAHC Grant Finder click here.

Grants as listed in Council Matters each week are also here:

Mazda Foundation Grants, support community based organisations with projects supporting primary producers facing hardship. Visit: Closes Tue 31 Mar 2020

Arts and Disability Mentoring Initiative is for individuals with disability undertaking an artistic collaboration involving mentoring. The proposal should lead to a major step forward in the applicant’s arts practice, and build foundations for an enduring career. The purpose is to support collaborations that fuel ambition, embolden ideas and innovation, build networks and capacity, and strengthen future works. Visit: Closes midnight Tue 7 Apr 2020

Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) - Black Summer Innovation Program offer grants of up to $25,000 to Australian food and agribusinesses geographically located in and affected by drought, flood, fire, African Swine Flu and coronavirus epidemic. Grants are to be used to support business, product or service innovations. No matched funding is required. Visit: Closes 5:00 pm Thu 9 Apr 2020

Boosting Female Founders Initiative aims to provide targeted support on a co-contribution basis to female founders of startup businesses to launch and scale their businesses into domestic and global markets. Visit: Closes Tue 14 Apr 2020

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund awards grants to amazing Australians working in a diverse range of fields, including artists, athletes, social innovators, scientists, educators, disability advocates, technologists, and medical researchers. The grants can be used for a range of activities. Visit: Closes Wed 15 Apr 2020

Grassroots Football, Cricket, and Netball Facility Program is aimed at increasing participation and improving gender equity in Australian Rules Football, Cricket and Netball to support healthier, happier, and safer communities. The program will assist eligible organisations to develop core infrastructure that directly impacts participation through rational development of good quality, well designed and utilised facilities. Visit: Closes Thu 30 Apr 2020

Ecstra Response and Recovery Grants during COVID-19 assist community organisations that offer support on a range of financial issues including debt and credit stress, job losses, small business sustainability, early access to super, essential utilities and services, etc. Visit: Closes Thu 30 Apr 2020

Ageing and Financial Wellbeing Grants focus on pragmatic, practical assistance and resources that engage older Australians and support their financial decision making. Visit: Closes Thu 30 Apr 2020

Regional Growth Fund Competitive Grants are designed to facilitate new economic opportunities, and build and strengthen communities for regional South Australia. This may include new or improved capital works, infrastructure or facilities. Closes noon Mon 11 May 2020

The Cultural Fund provides support to organisations for projects that deliver opportunities for authors, journalists, artists and key industry stakeholders in the writing, publishing, education, and visual arts sectors. There are no set minimum or maximum amounts, however grants range from $5,000 to $20,000 per project/year. Visit: Closes 1:00pm Mon 11 May 2020

Landing Pads program for Start-ups, provide market-ready Australian startups and scaleups with access to some of the world’s most renowned hubs including San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Berlin and Singapore. Visit: Closes 11:59pm 30 Jun 2020

Sunsuper’s Dreams for a Better World Better Business helps small businesses make positive change in their local communities. To qualify, your dream (an innovative solution, project or initiative) must aim to tackle a local or social issue in Australian communities. For more information visit: Closes: Fri 31 Jul 2020