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Independent Makers and Presenters - Major Commission SA

The Independent Makers and Presenters - Major Commission provides leading artists or arts organisations with funding to commission a major new artwork.

Close date: 24 Feb 2020 12:00 AM AEDT.

What do you get?

Up to $100,000.

Who is this for?

SA artists or arts organisations.


The Major Commission grant supports a significant investment in a major new work by a leading South Australian independent artist or group, to be presented in a high profile setting in South Australia.

Independent artists may apply for assistance towards a major new work initiated and brokered with a suitable commissioning partner or partners. Partners may include:

  • production houses
  • independent producers
  • festivals
  • arts organisations
  • high profile venues

Funding is available for project costs at every stage, including development, production and presentation.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency
  • live, or be primarily located, in SA

Applications will also be assessed against artistic merit and viability criteria.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Major Commission.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Major Commission.

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