Commission Support funding is available for the commissioning of new public art works by practicing professional South Australian artists for presentation in a high profile, publicly accessible location throughout South Australia.

Applications are accepted from community groups, organisations (including South Australian Government funded arts and cultural organisations) and Local and State Government agencies.

 Round 1Round 2Round 3
Grant amount Up to $15,000 * *
Open date2 March 2020* *
Closing date 5pm, 20 April 2020**
Notification date1 June 2020* *
Funded activity commencement date30 June 2020* *

* Please note our funding programs are currently under review as part of the Arts and Culture Plan South Australia 2019-2024 to ensure they support contemporary practice and are responsive to sector needs. Some grant rounds for 2020 have been scheduled with similar frequency to previous years. Other rounds and closing dates are yet to be determined. We expect to be able to provide further details from mid-May 2020.

Find out more about the Arts and Culture Plan South Australia 2019-2024.

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

Commission Support Funding Handbook (PDF, 354.5 KB)

Commission Support Funding Handbook (DOCX, 102.1 KB)

Previous recipients

April 2019

Kimba Community Development Group Arts and Nature Entwined $14,450
Light Regional Council Kapunda Landmark Sculpture $15,000

For more information about this grant or support with the application process, please contact us.