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Grants and funding

Growing Native Gardens

Growing Native Gardens is an initiative of the SA Arid Lands Landscape (SAAL) Board’s Port Augusta – Quorn Landscape Group that will provide native plants to assist schools and community groups establish native gardens.

Support will be provided to community groups, kindergartens, preschools, primary and secondary schools within the Port Augusta_Quorn district. Applicants will need written landholder permission to plant and can plant on-site at a school or community location.

Up to $300 is available for small, short-term projects. Plants need to be purchased and planted by 31 May 2023.

To find out more, contact Brett Devitt on 0409 753 495 or at

Apply now.

Grassroots Grants

Landscape-Scale Noogoora Burr control in the North East Pastoral, a program to create qualifications to recognise Traditional skills, teh planting of 200 shade trees in Coober Pedy and the development of an educational Native Bush Food Garden in the Gawler Ranges are among projects funded by the SA Arid Lands Landscape Board in its 2022 Grassroots Grants program.

Nineteen projects will share in almost $200,000 in funding, with successful applications coming from across the region's seven districts.

See the full list of 2022-23 funded projects.

2021-22 funded projects

FRRR Grants

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides funding to regional communities.

FRRR has a range of grants targeted at regional communities that support a variety of initiatives. These grants can be used to improve and build infrastructure, to fund community gardens, fund events and almost anything to do with wellbeing.

You can find out more here