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 — RAF

  • < $1500 individuals < $3000 organisations
  • Applications are accepted at anytime during the year. (closed for a period over 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 Development Officer.

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Step Up Grant - RAF

  • < $5,000
  • Applications close 15 March for projects commencing after July 1. 15 August for projects commencing after January 1, 2018.

Grants are available to assist regional, remote or very remote artists or communities to undertake small cultural projects or professional or skills development opportunities. This category is available to applicants who have not previously applied to or have been unsuccessful with the RAF.

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Step Out Grant - RAF

  • < $10,000 for individuals < $20,000 for organisations
  • Applications close 15 March for projects commencing after July 1. 15 August for projects commencing after January 1, 2018.

This category is available to support regional. remote and very remote artists and 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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Skills Development Grant

  • < $3000
  • Applications close 15 March for projects commencing after July 1. 15 August for projects commencing after January 1, 2018.

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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Shows on the Road (GAL) - Country Arts SA

  • Always available

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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