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

Quick Response Grant — Regional Arts Fund

  • < $2000 individuals < $4000 organisations
  • Opens July 1 - until funds expended (closes 14 Dec-11 Jan for Christmas)

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 your regional Arts and Cultural Facilitator.

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Step Out Grant - Regional Arts Fund

  • < $30,000 for organisations
  • Open 1 July 2020 - Closes 17 August 2020

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
  • Open 1 July 2020 - Closes 17 August 2020

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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Skills Development Grant

  • < $3,000
  • Open July 1 - Closes Aug 17 2020

Grants are available to assist groups and individuals to develop art form or cultural development skills through workshops or undertake projects in any art form which will enhance and develop arts practice and culture within communities.

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RAF Boost Program - RAF Relief

  • up to $5000
  • Open July 1 until funds expended

This new grant is part of the Regional Arts Fund Boost Program and is for immediate needs such as assets, support for arts practices, small projects and PD opportunities.

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RAF Boost Program - RAF Recovery

  • up to $40,000 over 2 years
  • Open July 1 - Closes 12 October 2020

This new grant is part of the Regional Arts Fund Boost Program and is for projects that focus on activities that assist in recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.

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Shows on the Road (GAL) - Country Arts SA

  • Open now until Dec 17, 2020.

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

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PITCH your great arts idea

Do you have a great idea for an arts project and not sure what the next step is?

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