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 available in 2019-20;

Max. $10,000/grant



Next round opens in May 2020 for 2020-21 projects

Open now

Closed 28 February 2020