South Australian History Fund

Category: Arts, sport and leisure, Community support, Education, skills and learning.
Program Status: Closed.
Government: State Government.
Agency: History SA.
More information: view website.

Project Eligibility

Applications for all categories are invited from incorporated South Australian historical societies, national Trust branches, community history museums, local councils and voluntary organisations.

Unincorporated organisations may be eligible if an incorporated organisation is willing to sponsor their application.

Individual historians may apply for publication grants and research grants.  Applications for research grants are also invited from professional historians, tertiary institutions or other organsiations. 

Most applicants will be based in South Australia but applicants from outside the State, who are working on South Australian history will be considered.

Applications will be assessed according to the following criteria: Historical significance and the contribution to new knowledge, understanding, appreciation or preservation of South Australian history; Sound practice of history of archives management; Viability of project.

Project Details

The South Australian History Fund is an annual grant fund totalling $35,000 with funding available for projects in three categories: Projects: (maximum available $2000); Publications: (maximum available $3000) and Research: (maximum available $5000).

The grant round usually opens around June and closes around August each year.