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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Grants - Projects SA

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Grants - Projects provides artists and art workers with funding to help them create, develop and present new works across all art forms.

Open date: 06 Sep 2021.
Close date: 11 Oct 2021.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $25,000.

Who is this for?

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists or arts workers/cultural workers.


Eligible projects include:

  • creative development and/or production or making of work, including research and planning
  • exhibitions and touring costs regionally, nationally and internationally
  • presentation opportunities to enhance your profile locally, nationally and internationally
  • performance opportunities
  • research projects.

Eligible expenses include:

  • administration
  • commissioning fees
  • creative fees (such as performers, composers, choreographers, designers, producers, curators etc)
  • technical personnel and production costs
  • travel, living allowance
  • marketing costs
  • materials
  • hire of studio, venue and equipment
  • freight
  • curatorial collateral, catalogue essay writer’s fees, catalogue design and printing costs
  • documentation (e.g. photography and videography)
  • exhibition costs.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Who can apply:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individual artists, groups, arts and cultural organisations
  • non-Aboriginal led organisations that support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, culture and practice may apply and will need to demonstrate and reference that appropriate consultation and protocols are in place
  • funded organisations: small-to-medium organisations, major organisations and Statutory Authorities
  • organisations funded through the National Performing Arts Partnership Framework (NPAPF) formerly known as Major Performing Arts (MPA) Companies
  • arts and cultural organisations and Aboriginal arts centres may submit and/or auspice grants on behalf of individual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and arts and cultural workers.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Grants - Projects.

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