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Community Recreation and Sport Facilities Program

Now Open

2018/19 Round

Guidelines (PDF, 712 KB)

To complete or view the status of your application/s, click below.

Scheduling and Usage Form (DOCX, 22 KB)
Landowner Consent Form (DOCX, 37 KB)
Council Support Form   (DOCX, 36 KB)
Peak Body Support Form (DOCX, 36 KB)
Project Support Form   (DOCX, 35 KB)

7 February 2018

Close date:
11 April 2018 (12 noon)

Expected notification:
31 July 2018

Currently Closed

Expected Notification:
22 August 2017 (PDF, 14 KB)

Next round opens:
7 February 2018 12pm

Next round closes:
11 April 2018 

Example guidelines (PDF, 1021 KB)

Example facility application (PDF, 622 KB)


The Community Recreation and Sport Facilities Program helps eligible organisations to establish or improve sport and active recreation facilities that meet the needs of the community in South Australia.

Organisations can apply under the following categories:

  • Minor facility development (requests $25,000 - $200,000)
  • Major facility development (requests $200,000 - $1,000,000)

Annual budget

2018/19 - $4,280,000

Eligible organisations

State Sport and Active Recreation Organisations, Industry Representative Bodies, Local Government, Schools, Community Groups, Incorporated Sport or Active Recreation Clubs that do not hold a gaming machine license.


Office for Recreation and Sport grants are managed through SmartyGrants. Please login to view the status of your grant applications.

ORS Notifications

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Contact us

Funding Services
Office for Recreation and Sport
Email: orsgrants@sa.gov.au
Address: 27 Valetta Road, Kidman Park 5025
Postal: PO Box 219, Brooklyn Park 5032
Phone: 1300 714 990
Fax: (08) 8457 1574

Other applicable grants

Information on other government grants and assistance, including business, industry, communities or individual grants.