Project Grants support the development, production and presentation of new work across art forms by independent artists. This category also assists expansion of markets through regional, national and international touring.

Individual artists, artist groups and organisations can apply. South Australian Government funded arts and cultural organisations can only apply with touring proposals.

 Round 1Round 2Round 3
Grant amount Project based Project based Project based
Open date  1 June 2019 16 September 2019
Closing date 5pm, 25 February 2019 5pm, 8 July 2019 5pm, 1 November 2019
Notification date 24 April 2019 9 September 2019 27 January 2020
Funded activity commencement date 1 May 2019 16 September 2019 3 February 2020

The handbook below details eligibility criteria, eligible costs and expenses and how to apply.

Project Grants Handbook (PDF, 505.0 KB)

Project Grants Handbook (DOCX, 98.3 KB)

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Previous recipients

July 2019

Rosalyn Bent Extended $12,300
Tracy Crisp Weird Adelaide $6,000
Steve Evans Research and write draft of a novel, 'The Burning Fox' $12,048
Performing Arts
Anya Anastasia The Executioners in New York: Fringe Encore Series $11,605
Sarah Brokensha ‘The World is Looking For You’ - 2020 Production $25,654
Anne Cawrse Anne Cawrse recording project with Zephyr Quartet $21,850
Terence Crawford The Talk of Angels $9,915
Alison Currie

Final Development of new dance work ‘Progress Report’ co-directed by Alisdair Macindoe and Alison Currie

Insite Arts International

Sally Chance’s 'FLOWER' - Rehearsal & presentation by Arts Centre Melbourne as part of AsiaTOPA 2020

Lina Limosani ‘Not Today's Yesterday’ - remount for regional touring $7,509
David Mealor

'Lungs' - development, rehearsal and presentation of the SA premiere of Duncan Macmillan's play

Gabrielle Nankivell Museum of the Future’ - stage 1 research and development $17,624
Adelaide Baroque Inc Cathedral Bach $13,026
Juha Vanhakartano

‘Fill the Earth’ - creative development

Visual Art, Craft and Design
Jessica Dare

‘What Remains’, International solo exhibition at The National, Christchurch, NZ

Chris De Rosa ‘Collezioni’ (working title) exhibition $9,948
Marcel Hoogstad Hay Development of work for exhibition at Craft ACT 2020 $4,504
Peta Kruger ‘Used’ - development of new work for solo exhibition $10,530
Madeline Prowd New work for exhibition at Craft ACT 2020 $11,000
Julia Robinson New work for 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art $6,643
Mark Valenzuela 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art $7,102

February 2019

Mike Ladd Travel costs to research and write new book Walking into Paintings. $6,018
Lavinia Emmett-Grey Development of a graphic novel about South Australian female suffrage $16,800
Sam Franzway Editing YA manuscript for publication with mentor $9,500
Sarah Tooth Completion of the final draft of experimental memoir $10,400
Kylie Maslen Completion of draft manuscript of essay collection
Corrina Hosking Completing draft of third novel Clutch Feather,
Draw Breath
Performing Arts
Gabriella Smart 2019 Soundstream Emerging Composers' Forum $12,250
Alexis West Journey    Somewhere Stage two development $9,850
Windmill Theatre Company Baba Yaga International Touring 2019 $35,000
Shannon Rush Pre-production development of new play Limit $20,000
Foul Play Theatre Production of Holly Brindley’s Yerma $29,575
Gregory Wain Return Season of Exposing Edith at Assembly
Festival/Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019
Stephen House Adelaide premiere of monologue theatre performance, Almost face to face $2,500
Theatre Republic Stage two development of Nil by Mouth, a new play by Adelaide playwright Duncan Graham $10,205
Ashley Hribar Creation and performance of a major work for piano,
didgeridoo and electronics in collaboration with Indigenous
musician, William Barton
Tobiah Booth-Remmers Damaged Goods Stage two development residency $16,800
Lochlin Maybury Development of first solo physical theatre/clowning piece to premiere at Adelaide Fringe 2020 $3,207
Adelaide Baroque To present Love and Death in Venice program at Elder Hall at the Conservatorium of Music $11,580
Visual Art, Craft and Design
FELTspace Exhibition Program September 2019 – February 2020 $11,850
Nicholas Folland Exhibition at Adelaide Central School of Art Gallery
as part of SALA Festival
Ray Harris Saudade exhibition and Performance night at Holy
Rollers Studios
Iliwanti Ken First solo Exhibition: We are like the birds $8,000
Kate Kurucz The Inland Sea: Creation of New Work for Solo Exhibition $3,008
Jordan Gower New Ceramic Directions: Studio and material development   $8,340
Anna Zagala Artist Interviews for new publication - Protest and Propaganda: Political printmaking in SA (1970s-1980s) $6,465
Tara Rowhani-Farid Five Walls - Exhibition collaboration with Christian Lock $7,955
Olympia Antoniadis Solo exhibition Solace at Hill Smith Gallery $9,644
Jessica Lumb Silver Linings Exhibition at Praxis Artspace, Bowden $1,093
Marissa Ziesing Bishopsland Retrospective Exhibition in the UK $10,010
Ashlyn-Jade Schwenke Inheritance Exhibition at Nexus Arts $2,630
James Gus Clutterbuck Development of work for Exhibition at Heguang Gallery,
Brendan Scott French Development of Sounding Balloon chandelier for Installation
Contemporary 2019
Kath Inglis New work for solo exhibition at Studio Ingot, Melbourne $10,440

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