Awards, Grants & Scholarships

Friends of Parks SA offers some awards, scholarships and grants to its member groups for work in parks, as described below. In addition, a number of other awards and grants are available to volunteers working in parks. 


For significant volunteer contribution

With the support of DEW, Friends of Parks offers awards for volunteers who have made a significant contribution in a number of different categories. In the past, these have included habitat restoration and protection, wildlife protection and recovery, innovation, cultural and structural heritage and community engagement.  Nominations are currently not open.

Award information

Award application form

Award News



Friends of Parks SA Grants

With the support of DEW, Friends of Parks SA has offered small grants for on-park works such as weed control, protective fencing, habitat restoration, wildlife monitoring and survey work of up to $5000. Small grants were also offered for capacity building, such as for tools, ppe, monitoring equipment of up to $3000. 21/22 applications for small grants closed on 5 September 2021. Partnership Grants opened on 6 September and close at midnight on November 7

Assistance with applying for grants

Small Grant Application Form

Small Grant information

Partnership  Grant information

Gift Fund Grant application form

Gift Fund Grant Information

Grant News



Educational Scholarship program 2020

The aim of the scholarship is to engage students of all ages in on-park environmental activities by providing financial support through a collaborative learning process with a local Friends of Parks group.

Scholarship brochure

Scholarship students