Grants and opportunities

The SA Government supports a range of grants for coastal communities, local councils, businesses and research institutions, to help fund projects that lead to better coastal management now and into the future:

Grant Program

Regional Coast Protection Grants

Community Participation Grants

Research & Development Grants


Coastal councils 



Community groups in partnership with coastal councils 


Open to all  

e.g. researchers, coastal councils, community groups, businesses, NGOs


$1 million/year

until 30 June 2022

$40,000 in 2019-20;

Max. $10,000/grant


until 30 June 2021


Re-open in 2020

Open now

until funds allocated

Open now

Close 28 February 2020