Grants are available to support arts and cultural activities in regional South Australia that are sustainable, have long term cultural, economic and social benefits, develop partnerships and cultural networks and provide skills development opportunities.

We have a number of documents you can download that will help you apply for or acquit your grants. Please be sure to read through these before applying for a grant.

Available grants

Artlands Participation Grants

  • $150; $450; $1000
  • Now open. Applications close 19 July 2021.

Through the Regional Arts Fund, Regional Arts Australia and Country Arts SA are delighted to support arts practitioners and volunteers to attend one of 5 Artlands gatherings happening this September, including at Fabrik in Lobethal, South Australia. 

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Quick Response Grant — Regional Arts Fund

  • < $2000 individuals < $4000 organisations
  • Funds expended for 2020-21. Quick Response grants will reopen 1 July 2021.

Quick Response grants are to assist applicants who are unable to apply for support from other funding sources because the opportunity occurs outside of a normal grant round. Please discuss with a Country Arts SA team member.

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Step Out Grant - Regional Arts Fund

  • < $30,000 for organisations
  • Round 1 is now closed. Round 2 will open July 2021.

This category is available to support regional. remote and very remote communities to partner with professional artists and arts organisations to create high quality arts projects, create activities that develop cultural networks, build capacity for long term benefits and increase professional development.

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Step Up Grant - Regional Arts Fund

  • < $15,000
  • Round 1 is now closed. Round 2 will open July 2021.

This category is available to applicants who have not previously applied to or have been unsuccessful with the Regional Arts Fund, it's for unique personal development opportunities including mentorships, residencies and artist-led initiatives in communities.

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Shows on the Road (GAL) - Country Arts SA

  • Open now until Dec 17, 2021

This program aims to increase access to the arts through the delivery of professional performing arts to smaller country centres.

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Skills Development Grant

The Skills Development Grant Program is under review. There will be no grant round in July/August 2021.

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