Project and Development Grants

Project and Development Grants for IndividualsApplications for activity occurring between January - June 2018 open in July. 

Carclew offers grants to early career artists for arts projects with a tangible outcome and/or skills and career development. Project and Development Grants for Individuals are offered twice per year for activity occurring in the following six months.

Applicants may seek support for professional development only (e.g. skills development and career building) and apply for up to $3000 from this program (See Carclew Fellowships for professional development proposals ranging from $3000 to $12 000).

Applicants seeking support for projects may apply for up to $10 000. Projects may incorporate skills development and career building activity.

Key Dates

There are two Project and Development Grants for Individuals offered every year:

Applications for activity occurring between July - December 2017 are now closed.

Applications for activity occurring between Jan - June 2018 will open in July. Applications close at 11:59pm ACST on 15 September 2017.


Firstly, download and read through the Guidelines document for individuals or organisations (above) to determine your eligibility. If you decide to proceed, all applications for Project & Development Grants must be submitted online (link above).

Valuable assistance in developing your application is available by:

  • downloading and reading through the FAQ document (above) which provides importance guidance in completing your online application
  • arranging a one-on-one consult to discuss your project proposal with Carclew's Funding Program Coordinator (details below)


All applicants are encouraged to discuss their project proposal prior to submitting a grant application. Please contact Carclew's Funding Program Coordinator Dale Durie by phone on 8267 5111 or to arrange a time to meet. Please note Dale works Monday - Wednesday. 

No consults will be available in the final week before an application deadline.

Information Session 

Information Session are still TBC. 


Project and Development Grants support opportunities for:

  • Professional development in artistic career building
  • Exploration of new artforms and exposure to emerging methods
  • Access to cultural heritage
  • Creation of original new work
  • Participation in workshops, masterclasses and summer schools
  • Children and/or young people to create art
  • Professional entry points for young artists
  • Young artists who are making brave, exciting new art
  • Empowering young artists with the means to secure mentorships
  • Established artists to work alongside emerging artists, sharing influences, inspirations, methods and core practice
  • The active participation and exhibition of children’s and young people’s art and culture in community-focused events
  • Promoting excellence in youth arts activity and delivery
  • Making the arts more accessible to children and young people
  • Organisations to create artistic skills development programs and mentor schemes that offer unique opportunities to young people.


Project and Development Grants for Organisations

Carclew offers grants to organisations that are not for profit incorporated bodies based in South Australia. Organisations eligible to apply for to this program are not currently in receipt of annual program funding from Carclew or operational funding from Arts South Australia.

Project and Development Grants for Organisations are offered annually in Carclew’s September grant round for activity occurring in the following calendar year. Organisations seeking support for projects may apply for up to $20 000.

Check out the 2016 recipients or read up on more detailed profiles of grant recipients and the benefits they have experienced as a result of their funding from Carclew.

We are currently in the process of updating organisation guidelines. 

Key Dates

There is one Project and Development Grant for Organisations offered every year:

Applications for activity occurring in 2017 have now closed. Applications for activity occuring in 2018 open in July and close at 11:59pm ACST on 15 September 2017.


Carclew’s Project and Development Grant recipients for the first half of 2017 were announced by Jack Snelling MP, Minister of the Arts on 6 January 2017. 
> Click here for information on our 2017 Project and Development recipients
> Click here for the media release announcing our 2017 Project and Development

Watch below how in 2009 our Project and Development  grant helped the then CEO of Format Collective Ianto Ware in our “Carclew Calling” video series. 


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Contact Details

Bethany Ashley-Ward, Project and Funding Officer
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
08 8267 5111