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The 2014 Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is now open to applications for arts projects that will be funded next year.

One in three Australians live in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia, and the RAF Fund recognises this and supports sustainable cultural development in these communities in NSW.

Assistance available for this category will be from a minimum of $5,000 up to a maximum of $30,000. Applications will be accepted until 15 August 2013.

Funding is targeted at activities that will have long-term cultural, economic and social benefits for individuals and communities by:

Last year, 22 projects were successfully funded by the RAF, with $393,040 going to projects throughout the state.

To assist you with your application, please read the Regional Arts NSW Grant Writing Guide.



Applications Close: 15 August 2013

All necessary information, including guidelines and criteria, is included in the application pack. Download the application pack from

For more information, or to discuss your application, call Ben Sibson, Funding Manager, on 9270 2502, or email


Image: Photography by Grant MacIntyre, NORPA’s Railway Wonderland  (RAF grant recipient 2012)