Country Arts SA’s Elevate Grant Program supports regional South Australian artists and arts groups to connect with the industry, deepen their practice, build their local creative capacity and develop and present new work to regional audiences. The Elevate Grant Program offers opportunities in all artforms, including a spotlight on digital practice, and will focus on supporting new work by First Nations artists and groups, artists and groups of colour, artists and groups with a disability and LGBTQIA+ artists and groups.

Elevate: Local & Live offers grants of up to $2,000 to support regional performing artists to present their work at a regional South Australia venue or Country Arts SA arts centre (located in Whyalla, Port Pirie, Renmark and Mount Gambier).  There are 10 Local & Live grants available.

Please click on the following links for the contact details of Country Arts SA’s Arts Centres:

The Elevate: Local & Live grant round will open 19 September 2022.

Please read the Guidelines prior to commencing an application.


The Elevate Grant Program is made possible by the Government of South Australia and Arts South Australia.

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