Grants, partnerships and philanthropy help support the core of artistic and performance projects that we self-produce and present, enabling us to create and present significant public art projects around Australia, and to train and employ regional/community artists.
2022 Grant from the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, to support Constellation – Navigation by the stars to be presented during National Science Week, 2022.
2021 Grant from the Government of South Australia, Department of Premier and cabinet Arts and Culture Grants Program, to support Constellation – Navigation by the stars.
2020 Partnership with Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre to develop Breathing Space and support funding from Blue Mountains City Council and Destinations NSW Events Microfunding.
2019 Funding from Flinders Ports, and partnership with Viterra, and Cities of Onkaparinga, Whyalla, Mt Gambier, Streaky Bay, Port Pirie and Wattle Ranges for the tour of Travelling Light
2017 Festivals Australia funding supports the SWIFF Lightbox project.
2017 District Council of Streaky Bay, City of Onkaparinga and COTA SA have joined as project partners of the Port to Port project.
2017 Australia Council for the Arts funding for The GeriActivists
2017 Australia Council for the Arts multi-year funding for Port to Port
2016 Create NSW for The GeriActivists
2015 Anzac Centenary Day Fund support for Pro Memoria
2015 Adelaide City Council support for Pro Memoria and Violet Verses
2012 Mentorship support funding from Arts SA assisting two illustrators to gain experience during Stepping into the Light
2013 Country Arts SA support for Interactive Textiles Workshop
2010 Connections Residency support from Australia Council for the Arts, for Cindi Drennan and team to develop new artistic and technical methods in partnership with SANYO, which assisted Landed among other projects
2010 Australia Council for the Arts, Arts SA and Festivals Australia support for illuminart’s curated precinct at Lights Of Lobethal
2008 & 2009 Local stages initiative support for regional arts projects in various locations, SA
2008 Arts SA support for Light Pirates during Regional Centre for Culture program 2008.
2005 City of Marrickville arts grant to support illuminart travelling light