Quick Response Grants
When to apply
Quick Response Grants are open 10 times each year during the following months: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. Applications must be submitted by 11:29pm (ACST) on the last day of each month.
2023 Key Dates
|Grant Round Opens||Grant Round Closes||Notification of Outcome||Project Start Date|
|Wednesday 1 February 2023||11.29pm, Tuesday 28 February 2023||By 5.00pm, Tuesday 7 March 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Wednesday 1 March 2023||11.29pm, Friday 31 March 2023||By 5.00pm, Friday 7 April 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Saturday 1 April 2023||11.29pm, Sunday 30 April 2023||By 5.00pm, Friday 5 May 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Monday 1 May 2023||11.29pm, Wednesday 31 May 2023||By 5.00pm, Wednesday 7 June 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Thursday 1 June 2023||11.29pm, Friday 30 June 2023||By 5.00pm, Friday 7 July 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Saturday 1 July 2023||11.29pm, Monday 31 July 2023||By 5.00pm, Monday 7 August 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Tuesday 1 August 2023||11.29pm, Thursday 31 August 2023||By 5.00pm, Thursday 7 September 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Friday 1 September 2023||11.29pm, Saturday 30 September 2023||By 5.00pm, Friday 6 October 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Sunday 1 October 2023||11.29pm, Tuesday 31 October 2023||By 5.00pm, Tuesday 7 November 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
|Wednesday 1 November 2023||11.29pm, Thursday 30 November 2023||By 5.00pm, Thursday 7 December 2023||2 – 12 weeks after round closes|
Who can apply?
Regional artists to access professional arts development and training opportunities, or organisations/community groups with small project opportunities that arise at short notice.
To be eligible you must:
be an individual/sole trader, Australian incorporated organisation or local government organisation with an active Australian Business Number (ABN) registered to a regional South Australian location
not have any outstanding reports, acquittals or serious breaches relating to any Australian Government funding
- not be based in metroplitan South Australia
Please ensure you satisfy all the eligibility criteria. If you are unsure, contact a member of the Country Arts SA team.
How much can I apply for?
Individuals can apply for up to $3000 and organisations or community groups can apply for up to $5000.
Funding applications are assessed against other applications on a competitive basis. To remain competitive, all applications for funding must include realistic budgets and represent value with money. To be considered for funding for a Quick Response Grant, an applicant must demonstrate that there is no other funding program for which the proposal is eligible either by its nature or its timing.
How to Apply
1. Read the Guidelines thoroughly.
2. Email [email protected] or contact a member of the Country Arts SA team to discuss your project idea and application.
3. Apply online via Smarty Grants.Apply for grant