This grant supports artists and organisations to build a national and international profile through the development of relationships, networks and market opportunities. The category covers all art forms and the activity must benefit South Australian artists.

Important note:

To assist you with your application, read the Arts and Culture Grants Program General Guidelines before you apply.

February 2023 round July 2023 round October 2023 round February 2024 round
Grant amount up to $15,000 up to $15,000 up to $15,000 up to $15,000
Open date21 December 202222 May 20231 September 202320 December 2023
Closing date6 February 2023 at 5pm3 July 2023 at 5pm9 October 2023 at 5pm5 February 2024 at 5pm
Notification date19 April 202315 September 202315 December 202319 April 2024
Funded activity commencement date24 April 20232 October 20238 January 202429 April 2024

Who can apply

  • Independent artists/groups and arts workers
  • Funded organisations: small-to-medium organisations, major organisations
  • For-profit arts and cultural organisations such as private galleries, agents, publishers, producers and presenters can apply where a direct benefit to South Australian artists can be demonstrated

Who is ineligible

  • Artists residing outside South Australia
  • Organisations funded through the National Performing Arts Partnership Framework (NPAPF) formerly known as Major Performing Arts (MPA) Companies
  • Statutory Authorities

You can apply for:

  • Travel to national or international markets, art fairs, events or festivals, where it can be demonstrated that South Australian artists are the key beneficiaries of the activity
  • Costs to bring key industry representatives to South Australia for meetings or presentations
  • The development of marketing materials for promotion related to market development
  • Tour development, including small-scale presentations of new work (that hasn’t toured previously) in a new region or market, noting that this category is not intended to support full-scale touring

This category does not fund:

How to apply

Read thevHow to Apply guidelines before you begin preparing your application.

Application information

There are 4 key elements to your application as listed below.

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to commence an application. Type/copy text into the provided fields.

Project Summary (up to 300 words)

Project Detail and Rationale (up to 1000 words)

Refer to the Assessment Criteria and include:

  • objectives of your activity
  • professional benefits.


Enter a short biography (up to 300 words) or upload a CV for each.

Project Plan and Timeline

Complete the table in the application form, including:

  • dates/stages of your activity (highlighting the period of funded activity)
  • how and where you will undertake or deliver the activity
  • who will be involved at each stage
  • expected outcomes at each stage.

Please Note: Project proposals must include information about how appropriate protocols (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; Working with Children in Art; COVID-19) will be followed.

Upload letters of support (up to five) and confirmations to the application form. Combine documents where possible.

Upload Support Material to the application form.

Refer to How to Apply for information about Support Material.

Complete the consolidated budget template in the application form.

Upload a detailed budget and notes to budget (including quotes to support major expenses) to the application form.

Refer to How to Apply for information about application budgets.

Apply now

Past recipients

October 2022

Applicant Project title Amount approved
Restless Dance Theatre Building a Restless Global Audience $15 000
Connecting the Dots in Music An invitation to Carnegie Hall, New York: Collaborations, co-design, research and performance partnerships to expand Lullaby Project Australia & Music For All Project: The Nest. $15 000
Access2Arts Culture Club - Blind Focus $14 884

Applicant Project title Amount approved
Fine Print Magazine fine print magazine website redevelopment $15 000

July 2022


Project Title


Jason Sims

Attend exhibition opening HOFA, London


Post Office Projects

POP x ACE 2023 Visiting Curators Program



Project Title


Finegan Kruckemeyer

Seasons at major European theatres


Chamber Music Adelaide

Chamber Music Adelaide - Digital Chamber


February 2022


Project Title


Kirsten Coelho

Exhibit and Attend Frieze Art Fair Seoul Korea


John Foubister

John Foubister website



Project Title


KneeHigh Puppeteers Inc T/A Open Space Contemporary Arts

OSCA market development


February 2021

Restless Dance Theatre Promotional Videos to market the company's work $8,660

Writers SA Literary Market Lab $15,000

October 2020

Paul Gazzola Of Boys and Men, market development $5,244
The Mill The Emerging Producer Exchange $9,784
Andy Beecroft Honey Pot – Arts Marketplace $10,500

August 2020

Pulsing HeartHEXADECA Market Development$12,578


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