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Artist Employment Grants SA

This program provides funding to organisations undertaking arts projects that employ South Australian artists and art workers.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Funding of up to $30,000.

Who is this for?

Organisations wanting to employ South Australian artists and art workers.


Funding is available for activities which directly employ South Australian professional practicing artists and arts workers. Independent artists may be commissioned to create and present new work or engaged to present existing work. Artists may also be employed to undertake extended residencies to engage with communities.

Funded activities may include:

  • artistic projects with a professional outcome
  • professional performance/presentation, with a focus on local and regional venues
  • residencies with a community cultural development focus.

What are the eligibility criteria?

The following entities are eligible:

  • arts and cultural organisations (funded and unfunded)
  • local government
  • state government entities, authorities, agencies, programs (such as schools, parks and gardens or heritage sites)
  • not-for-profit organisations.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Artist Employment Grants.

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