See it Live Event Grants SA

This program provides funding to SA based live music organisers to help with the costs of getting live music back in venues, events and festivals.

Application detail:

Each stream will close for applications as soon as funding capacity for that stream is fully expended.

What you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

South Australian-based promoters, organisations and businesses operating music venues.


Funding is available to SA-based promoters, organisations and businesses operating music venues.

Depending on the size of the event, applicants can apply for grants to meet costs including, engaging musicians and technicians, marketing and promotion costs and ensuring the event is COVID-19 safe.

There are 3 streams of funding available.

Stream A – music event (medium)

  • To present medium scale music events, for example in regional venues and mid-tier capacity venues (e.g. with a capacity up to 1,000).
  • There are 100 grants of $5,000 available in Stream A.

Stream B – music event (large)

  • To present larger scale music events, including in laneways, wineries, higher capacity venues and theatres.
  • There are 25 grants of $20,000 available in Stream B.

Stream C – music festival/event (major)

  • To present major festivals and music events at venues like the showgrounds, parklands, arenas etc.
  • There are 5 grants of $50,000 available in Stream C.

What are the eligibility criteria?

For all funding streams, applicants must:

  • be a South Australian based promoter, an organisation that presents events or music business who will support the presentation or delivery of live music in South Australia through the proposed event (including South Australian based sole traders, not-for-profits and local government)
  • hold an active Australian business number (ABN).

The proposed event must:

  • include a minimum of 50% SA (local acts) in the live music program
  • be open to the public (for free, or ticketed, private events are not eligible).

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at See it Live Event Grants.

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