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 2021 RoundJuly 2021 RoundOctober 2021 RoundFebruary 2022 Round
Grant amountup to $15,000up to $15,000up to $15,000up to $15,000
Open date11 January 202117 May 20216 September 202120 December 2021
Closing date5 pm
8 February 2021
5 pm
2 July 2021
5 pm
11 October 2021
5 pm
7 February 2022
Notification date23 April 20213 September 202117 December 202114 April 2022
Funded activity commencement date30 April 20216 September 202120 December 202118 April 2022

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

What 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

What this category does not fund:

How to apply

Read the How to Apply guidelines before you begin preparing your application.

Application Information

There are four 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

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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