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Applications have now closed

The MDO Project Support Grants (PSGs) support local musicians and music businesses with creative and business development projects. The PSGs offer funding to support musicians to continue their creative development and to help sustain music businesses in the South Australian contemporary music sector.

Applications have now closed and and musicians and music businesses will receive notification about their application in late June.

Stream A: Creative Development

Grants of up to $15,000 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.

Stream B: Business Development

Grants of up to $15,000 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.

Project Support Grants 2023 Key Dates

Round 1 key dates:

  • Applications open – Thursday 27 April 2023
  • Online information session – Wednesday 10 May 2023 online from 5pm - 6pm.
  • Applications close – Thursday 18 May 2023
  • Notification of recipients – late June 2023
  • Eligible start date for activity – from Saturday 1 July 2023

Round 2 will open in October 2023 to support activity from 1 January 2024

You are also encouraged to stay connected to the See It LIVE website and MDO social channels for any updates regarding new opportunities that may become available through the See It LIVE package.

Music in South Australia

Congratulations to all previous PSG recipients from the April 2023 round

Project Support Grant recipients have now been announced across both Stream A: Creative Development and Stream B: Business Development.