Grants for local musicians and music businesses

09 Aug 2022

A total of $240,000 in South Australian Government grants is now available to support local musicians and music businesses with creative projects.

The South Australian Government’s Music Development Office (MDO) Project Support Grants offer two streams of funding to support musicians continue their creative development and help sustain music businesses in the contemporary music sector.

Grants of up $15,000 are available for creative development to support recording and performing artists, songwriters, producers and artist managers (on behalf of their artists) in the creation and/or release of new original music composition or content.

Grants of up to $15,000 are also available for business development to support recording studios, promoters, record labels, booking agents, live music venues, artist managers, self-managed artists and other music entrepreneurs, businesses or organisations with their efforts to facilitate the creation, presentation, production or delivery of original music.

Applications open on Friday 5 August and will close on Monday 22 August 2022. 

Only one of these funding streams can be applied for per round. Applications for the MDO Project Support Grants will be assessed by a panel of industry representatives.

Guidelines with more information, including the criteria and how to apply are available at: 

Music Development Office (SA) | Project Support Grants (