COVID-19 Community Wellbeing and Resilience Grant

The Community Wellbeing and Resilience Grant provides grants of between $500 and $2000 for community groups to connect people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to important services and programs.

Applications are invited from incorporated groups to expand or adapt their existing programs/activities, or create new programs/activities that will respond to the impacts of COVID-19, for instance improving mental health, community connectedness, physical health, financial security or food security.


How to apply

We encourage enquiries prior to starting your application. Please contact Sophie Rogers, Grants Officer (08) 8384 0666 or email

Please read the grant guidelines in full before applying. 

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Funding conditions

Grants of $500-$2000 are available per application.

You must provide a quote for any items over $200 that you would like us to fund.

Organisations can submit a maximum of two applications for this grant, (noting that a maximum of one application can be funded per round).

Australian incorporated ‘not for profit’ groups, community groups or voluntary associations can apply.

Programs must be based within the City of Onkaparinga.

The application must demonstrate a need relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a clear plan for addressing the need.


Examples of eligible projects

Examples of eligible programs/activities include (but are not limited to):

  • counselling services
  • health and wellbeing programs/activities
  • support for the socially isolated
  • financial planning advice and support
  • employment and training programs/activities
  • food programs/activities.