Safer Communities Fund – Round 3 – Infrastructure Grants

The Safer Communities Fund – Round 3 – Infrastructure Grants provides local councils and community organisations with grants of up to $1 million. The grant helps fund security infrastructure activities to address crime and anti-social behaviour in public or community spaces.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Up to $1 million to prevent local crime

Who is this for?

Incorporated not-for-profit organisations or Local government agencies or bodies.


The Safer Communities Fund’s Infrastructure Grants provide up to $1 million to community organisations and local governments for local crime prevention and security infrastructure activities. The grants aim to protect community organisations that may be facing security risks associated with racial and /or religious intolerance.

Your project activities could include installing:

  • fixed or mobile CCTV cameras
  • security lighting
  • bollards
  • security and alarm systems
  • intercoms and swipe access

You can also use your grant funds for crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED). You could change environmental characteristics in public or community spaces, such as a lack of lighting or poor natural surveillance, which can facilitate street crime and violence.

Projects must be completed by 31 March 2020.

Key documents

These documents will help you complete your reporting responsibilities.

Grant opportunity guidelines

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Milestone progress report

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Final report template

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