March 31, 2020

The South Australia Community Event Grants Program supports SA community groups, organisations and businesses in celebrating science during National Science Week, this year from August 15-23.

Please note there are changes to this year’s guidelines due to COVID19. This year National Science Week will be celebrated online.

South Australian Community Grants are open to community groups, organisations, and businesses, with funding available for metropolitan and regional online events.

NOTE: This year there will be no separate Big Science Adelaide grant round, and organisations that have previously been funded under that scheme are invited to apply for the general community grants.

Activities and events must meet at least one of the aims of National Science Week and you are encouraged to include innovative ways to bring science to new audiences this year. These may include, but are not limited to, applications for the following types of science engagement:

  • interactive online events
  • podcasts
  • video productions
  • virtual tours
  • webinars
  • citizen science activities
  • digital story-telling
  • content creation
  • live-streaming of presentations and lectures


Applications for the 2020 SA Community Grants are now open – see the SA Community Grant Guidelines and SA Community Grant Application Form. Eligible organisations or individuals may apply for a grant up to $5000 for a project to be delivered during or close to National Science Week, 15-23 August 2020

Applications should be sent by email to: by Friday 22 May 2020 (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

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