Adelaide Fringe

First Nations Collaboration Grant

This fund is to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and collectives presenting at Adelaide Fringe 2021. Grants of up to $10,000 can be applied for, with $100,000 worth of grants available in total. These grants will go towards the costs of presenting at Adelaide Fringe (including travel, marketing and presentation).


  • An artist or collective where the key creatives identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. A collective ideally should be 50% or more Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
  • Must be available to present the work in Adelaide Fringe 2021, 19 February - 21 March.
  • Must ensure event will complete registration in Adelaide Fringe AVR (Artist and Venue Registration) no later than 4 November 2020.
  • Warra Kattendi grant recipients can apply again for the same work presented at Adelaide Fringe 2020 if they have submitted their 2020 acquittal to

*please note if you are based overseas, you are still required to use the grant to present your event at Adelaide Fringe 2021. This includes adhering to Australia Government policy and best practice around COVID-19. 

Key Dates

23 July, 9AM ACST - Applications open

13 August, 11:59PM ACST - Applications close. Please note administrative and technical support will end at 5:00PM ACST, Thursday 13 August

18 August - Event registrations open

31 August - All applicants notified of outcome

4 November - Event registration print deadline

Applications close
13 Aug 2020
Up to $10,000
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander arts
Grant Type
Applicant Type
South Australia
Adelaide Fringe (opens in new window)
Gemma Somerville
08 8100 2000