Arts & Cultural Grants and Cultural Strategic Partnerships

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Applications for the Arts & Cultural Grants and Cultural Strategic Partnerships are currently closed.

Adelaide is the third most liveable city in the world. As a UNESCO City of Music, Adelaide has an international reputation for its dynamic city culture with year-round cultural festivals, street performances, public art, live music, and cultural programs. Artists, musicians, and artisans are an essential part of city life enabling healthy, diverse and prosperous communities through their work.

The Arts & Cultural Grants and Cultural Strategic Partnerships support eligible individuals and organisations to deliver creative arts and cultural projects that enable Adelaide's vision for a Creative City and contribute to the delivery of City of Adelaide's Strategic Plan.

Priority Areas

The Arts & Cultural Grants and Cultural Strategic Partnerships are funded across five priority areas in line with the City of Adelaide Cultural Strategy:

  • Cultural Identity
  • Cultural Economy
  • Connected Cultural Community
  • Cultural Incubation
  • Cultural Experiences

Key dates 2022–2023

Please note that 2022 is a Council election year. We will work towards the expected notification dates as outlined below, but please note that notifications outlined for December may extend into January 2023.

Funding categoryApplications openExpected notification
Artistic Development15 August to 3 October 2022December 2022
Public Art15 August to 3 October 2022December 2022
Community Programs and Events15 August to 3 October 2022December 2022
Live Music Enterprise15 August to 3 October 2022December 2022
Cultural Engagements and ExperiencesJuly to 15 August 2022 and
From 1 November 2022 until funds are expended
15 business days after submission
Cultural PromotionJuly to 15 August 2022 and
From 1 November 2022 until funds are expended
15 business days after submission
Quick ResponseJuly to 15 August 2022 and
From 1 November 2022 until funds are expended
15 business days after submission
Cultural Strategic Partnerships15 August to 12 September 2022Early 2023


The 2022/2023 Arts & Cultural Grants and Cultural Strategic Partnerships Guidelines will be published prior to funding programs opening.

If you would like more information, contact our Case Managements Officers.

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Need more information?

Malia Wearn, Case Management Officer, Arts & Culture

8203 7807

Emma Coyle, Case Management Officer, Public Art

8203 7050