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See it LIVE Event Grants

There are many different elements to putting on a live music show. From engaging artists and technicians, through to marketing and promotion and in this current climate, ensuring that the event is COVID safe.

The See it LIVE Event Grants are available to South Australian-based promoters, organisations, and businesses operating music venues to support them with these costs.

There are 100 grants of $5,000, 25 grants of $20,000, and five grants of $50,000 available for activity until December 2023.

Events that support any music genre are welcome to apply, including original music, DJs, tributes and cover material, as long as there is a demonstrated outcome of a live music component. Music events can include one-off events or an event series.

Stream A: Music Event (Medium) $5,000

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) $20,000

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) $50,000

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

Key dates

Applications open19 June 2022
Assessment periodApplications are processed and assessed as they are submitted, in order of submission.
Closing dateEach Stream will close for applications as soon as funding capacity for the Stream is fully expended.
Notification of resultsNotification will occur as soon as possible after assessment.
Eligible activity period19 June 2022 – 31 December 2023