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 2024 round July 2024 round October 2024 roundFebruary 2025 round
Grant amountup to $15,000up to $15,000up to $15,000up to $15,000
Open date20 December 202320 May 202423 August 202418 December 2024
Closing date5 February 2024 at 5pm1 July 2024 at 5pm7 October 2024 at 5pm3 February 2025 at 5pm
Notification date12 April 20246 September 202413 December 202418 April 2025
Funded activity commencement date29 April 202423 September 202430 December 20245 May 2025

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 the How 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


October 2023

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Ross McHenryWaves album release market development support$14,329
Ian BoydStorySnorts Advertising Video$13,050

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Adelaide Contemporary ExperimentalACE International Curators Exchange$15,000
Tutti ArtsTutti Arts Website Upgrade$15,000

July 2023

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Mr Darren KoziolDark Oz to Brisbane Supanova$4,670

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Brink ProductionsNew Website Build - $15,000
Ms Kathryn HallSheltered - Melbourne Fringe Tour$11,407

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Mr Christian LockMarket Development New Work Los Angeles - Christian Lock$12,240
Post Office Projects Incorporated2024 POP x ACE Visiting Curators Program $9,014
Mrs Alycia BennettTransport costs for work to be including in the Incinerator Art Award: Art for Social Change Exhibition$1,463

February 2023

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Writers SA Platform SA $15,000
Danielle Clode Development of international markets for French exploration and bushfire books $8,466

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Celia Craig Carmen Perpetuum $15,000
Riverland Youth Theatre Community Consultation and Rebrand $15,000
Lina Limosani Networking activities for Bárbaros $15,000
ActNow Theatre Responding to Racism - Digital Development $14,875

ApplicantProject titleAmount approved
Catherine Buddle XIV Florence Biennale $14,921
FELTspace Incorporated Supermarket Ari Art Fair in Stockholm $13,579
Deborah Paauwe To present new work at Sydney Contemporary 2023 $1,500

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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