Community Grants


Energy Development (EDL) Community Grants

EDL owns and operates the Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Project, which provides electricity to the iconic, remote mining town of Coober Pedy in South Australia. Energy Developments (EDL) is a leading global producer of sustainable distributed energy, who are dedicated to a world of new energy for customers, stakeholders and communities.

EDL Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Project (CPRHP) offers Community Grants up to $15,000 to benefit Community events and interests, directly benefiting the Coober Pedy Community.

Successful applicants and projects are asked EDL receive advertising at the sponsored events and the use of the logo in marketing materials.

The term of the sponsorship to the Coober Pedy Community continue for as long as EDL operates the power station at Coober Pedy.

2019/2020 CLOSED

Applications close 5:00pm on Friday 19th June 2020

Applications can be submitted via:


P: PO Box 425, Coober Pedy SA 5723

Or handed to the front desk at the Coober Pedy Council Chambers.

Applications and Guidelines are available below, or a hard copy can be picked up at the front desk at the District Council of Coober Pedy.

For further information, please contact Gwen Martin on 8672 4600 or E:

Successfull applicants will be notified, and a tax invoice will need to be provided to the District Council of Coober Pedy to recieve the grant money.



Amount Successful

CP Retail, Business & Tourism Association

Modular staging for community events



Artificial Turf at OSHC


Outback Open Air Cinema

Ice-cream display freezer


Shooters Club

25m to 50m Movable Pistol Target


Opal Symposium Committee

20/20 10th National Opal Symposium Advertising


Kupi Kupi Gliding Club Inc.

1 plasma cutter


Kupi Kupi Gliding Club Inc.

40 foot container


Historical Society

Purchase of a desktop PC & Accessories




2017/18 Successful Applicants & Projects



Amount Successful

Dusty Radio

online radio station for tourists and locals


TC Catering

Pool toys



new town map


CP Area School

Bush Tucker garden


CP Races & Gymkana

infrastructure set up


CP outside school hours care

materials for rest area indoors cushions etc


CP Shooters club

materials to complete shooters box


Table Tennis Club

table tennis equipment


CP Golf Club

Buy heating for club room


CP Historical Society

Scanner printer


CP Glider Club Kupi Kupi

Tow rope



Total amount