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Your gift supports transformative arts experiences

Audiences of all ages can be transformed through the arts - whether it's a performance in the Adelaide Festival, a workshop with our travelling artists or an inspiring session (or several!) at Adelaide Writers' Week.

We need your help to continue creating accessible arts experiences through our End of Financial Year Campaign. 

In 2022, we're seeking support across two significant programs - Festival Connect and Adelaide Writers' Week. By making a donation to Festival Connect, you will help to support young people from disadvantaged schools to access Adelaide Festival shows and experiences (more info>>). A gift to Adelaide Writers' Week will support our beloved outdoor literary festival and help to keep it free (more info>>).

All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible. Thank you for your generosity.

Donate to Festival Connect   

Donate to Writers' Week

To make a donation via credit/debit card over the phone, please call (08) 8216 4444. For more information about how to donate via direct deposit or cheque, please click here.


Festival Connect

We believe it is crucial to provide young people with opportunities to experience and learn through the arts. While the Festival offers heavily subsidised school price tickets for students, the additional costs associated with excursions can be prohibitive.

Festival Connect addresses this problem by providing funds directly to Category 1-4 Schools – those schools that serve the most socio-economically disadvantaged communities – to cover the cost of their transport to the Festival. For remote or regional schools, the fund can also be accessed to subsidise accommodation costs.

With bus hire alone costing $900 from the Adelaide suburbs and more from regional South Australia, Festival Connect is an important initiative for ensuring access to the arts for underprivileged students. This year, over 400 students were able to benefit from free transport to the Festival, thanks to our audience’s philanthropic support of Festival Connect.

Access to the arts should never be an unattainable privilege. Please consider making a donation to support future learning and access to the arts for young people in South Australia.

Donate to Festival Connect 

Photo: Students participate in a workshop with UK musicians from Chineke! Chamber Ensemble during the 2022 Adelaide Festival. Credit to Andrew Beveridge.


Adelaide Writers' Week

Adelaide Writers’ Week is regarded as one of the world’s great literary festivals, providing a platform for Australian and international authors and passionate readers of all ages to come together. It attracts tens of thousands each year and is livestreamed to community centres, libraries, aged care homes and schools across South Australia.

We are committed to maintaining Writers’ Week as the much loved and accessible event that it is. But with ever tightening budgets and rising costs, and a desire for continual improvement, we need your help.

With only limited direct funding and modest contributions from book sales and philanthropy, the majority of Adelaide Writers’ Week's $1.2 million budget is covered by Adelaide Festival each year. 

Through your generosity, we can continue to deliver an event of the highest calibre which offers an exciting program, caters for all ages and is absolutely free!

Donate to Writers' Week

Photo: A crowd of people watching a session at Adelaide Writers' Week in 2022. Credit to Julia McNab.


Make a donation via direct deposit or cheque

Direct Deposit
Please use the EFT details below to make a direct deposit.

Bendigo Bank, King William St, Adelaide
BSB: 633-000
Acc No: 148420342
Account name: Adelaide Festival Corporation
For donations to Festival Connect, please use the reference: DON FC followed by your full name
For donations to Adelaide Writers' Week, please use the reference: DON AWW followed by your full name

Please make your cheque payable to Adelaide Festival Corporation. Please include a note with which EOFY campaign you would like to support with your donation - Festival Connect or Adelaide Writers' Week. Please send the cheque and note to: Philanthropy, Adelaide Festival Corporation, PO Box 8221, Station Arcade, Adelaide SA 5000.

If you have any questions, please call (08) 8216 4444 or email

Adelaide Festival Corporation is endorsed as a deductible gift recipient under Subdivision 30-BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
Donations of $2.00 or more are tax-deductible.
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