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There are many arts and cultural grants available for people living in regional NSW and beyond. This is a summary of the main grants and funding opportunities available to artists and not-for-profit organisations who work in the arts and cultural sector.

Regional Arts NSW Grants

Country Arts Support Program

Regional Arts NSW

Small grants to arts and community organisations and local arts councils in regional NSW for short term, locally initiated projects. Read more

  • Closing: 1 October 2015
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Quick Response Grants (QUICKS)

Regional Arts NSW

Small grants that respond to arts development and professional development opportunities that arise at short notice. Before you proceed, please see this document for a list of activities that will NOT be funded under the Quick Response Program. Read more

  • Closing: Ongoing
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Closing Soon

Ian Potter Cultural Trust

Ian Potter Foundation

Assists early career artists of exceptional talent to undertake professional development, usually overseas. There are 3 closing dates throughout the year. Read more

  • Closing: 8 September 2015
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals

Project Funding | Regional Capital

Arts NSW

Regional Capital Project Funding supports capital works and the purchase of equipment used for arts and cultural purposes.  Arts NSW will provide matched funding of up to $60,000.

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  • Closing: 14 September 2015
  • Categories: Capital / Infrastructure
  • Open To: Organisations

Responsive Program

Critical Path

Are you a NSW choreographer with an idea you want to explore?

Critical Path’s 2016 Responsive Residency Program provides choreographers and their collaborators with financial support up to $19,000 as well as space, equipment, technology and advice. Read more

  • Closing: 14 September 2015
  • Categories: Dance
  • Open To: Individuals

The CH Currey Memorial Fellowship

State Library of NSW

This fellowship supports the writing of Australian history from original sources, particularly from the collections of the State Library of NSW. Read more

  • Closing: 21 September 2015
  • Categories: Literature
  • Open To: Individuals

Funding Bodies