Arts Recovery Fund SA

The Arts Recovery Fund provides funding for artists and arts organisations to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Funding of up to $20,000 for individuals and up to $100,000 for groups and organisations.

Who is this for?

Artists and arts organisations.


This program aims to support the South Australian arts and culture sector to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

Grants may be used for:

  • creation, curation, development and production of new work, which may be presented live or in hybrid and digital platforms
  • remounts of existing work, reimagined for presentation in a new way
  • costs contributing towards COVID-safe presentation, including compliance and administration
  • engagement of digital expertise to assist in developing online strategies, collaborations and presentations
  • creative, commissioning and production fees and costs
  • engagement of arts workers, technical and production crew to deliver activity
  • purchase of equipment and materials directly related to digital production and presentation
  • hire of studio, gallery, venue, facilities and equipment

Applicants from contemporary music and screen sectors are ineligible to apply for this funding.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Eligible applicants must be professional and practicing artists, including:

  • individual artists
  • independent groups
  • small-to-medium arts organisations
  • major arts organisations
  • arts and cultural venues, theatres and festivals
  • local government, including for cultural tourism activity

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Arts Recovery Fund.