The Recovery Boost is a $10 million targeted measure announced by the Australian Government in 2020 as part of the Relief and Recovery Fund. It responds to the difficulties experienced by regional artists, arts organisations and communities who have been heavily impacted by COVID-19, bushfires, floods and drought. The Recovery Boost is one-off funding and will be delivered through the Regional Arts Fund and seeks to offer short (Relief), medium (Recovery) and long-term (Renewal) support.
Recovery grants are designed to meet the medium-term recovery needs of artists, organisations and communities. Projects in this program should focus on activities that assist in recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.
Project activities could include creative recovery projects, training programs, operational recovery plans, asset purchase or replacement (up to $5000) and the development of risk plans and emergency operating procedures and responses.
The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Recovery Program will operate as a competitive funding round.
Projects must commence from 1 Jan 2021 and be completed by 30 June 2024
How much can I apply for?
Up to $40,000 over 2 years
Who is this grant for?
Individuals, groups and incorporated not-for-profit organisations based in Regional SA.
How to Apply
Eligibility: As with all applications for assistance, your project would need to meet the relevant Regional Arts Fund objectives and criteria. Please read the SA RAF Guidance Material 2020-21.
Talk: If you are interested in applying for a Regional Arts Fund Boost Program grant you are encouraged to discuss your proposal with your regional Arts and Cultural Facilitator at least three-four weeks before the closing date.
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