Section 2: Grants

History SA’s annual CMP grants programHistory SA has an annual allocation of grant funds to distribute to CMP museums. The amount currently available for distribution is $150,000 pa.  For full details and to apply onlne see the grants section of this website.The grant round opens each year on 1 June and closes on 31 August, unless otherwise advertised.These grants assist CMP museums to:
  • maintain the required standards
  • present, improve and change displays
  • manage and care for collections
History SA encourages CMP museums to apply for funds for specific projects in their museums. Viewed over the long term, the grant fund supports museums to continuously improve programs and operations, in line with the CMP standards and requirements. Guidelines, acquittal requirements and an application form are sent to CMP museums each year, prior to the opening of the grant round in June. A list of recipients from the previous financial year is also available on the website.Other funding programsHistory SA encourages registered and accredited museums to apply to other grant programs for funding assistance.Other relevant grant fund providers include:
  • Arts SA
  • Country Arts SA
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • National Library of Australia
  • Office for Volunteers
  • South Australian Tourism Commission
For information on South Australian funding sources:Australian Parliamentary Library: Service SA Grants Directory: Australian Grants Register: www.southaustralia.bizCommunity Grants: information on Commonwealth Government funding sources: