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Grants

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

Regional Arts Fund (RAF)

Regional Arts NSW

The Regional Arts Fund provides grants for arts and cultural activities in regional NSW that are sustainable, have long term cultural, economic and social benefits, develop partnerships and cultural networks and provide skills development opportunities. Read more

  • Closing: 14 August 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

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 2014
  • 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

Music Fellowships

Australia Council for the Arts

Fellowships – supports outstanding, established artists to produce new work and/or undertake professional development – up to $100,000 over two years.

Project Fellowships – up to $30,000 to support mid-career and established artists develop significant creative and/or developmental projects over a period of up to 12 months.

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  • Closing: 31 July 2014
  • Categories: Music
  • Open To: Individuals

Theatre Fellowships

Australia Council for the Arts

Fellowships –  up to $100,000 financial support for individual artists to undertake a two-year program of creative work and/or professional development that extends their practice and develops their career. They are for artists with a record of outstanding achievement who are able to demonstrate at least 10 years’ professional experience. Read more

  • Closing: 31 July 2014
  • Categories: Theatre
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Community Partnership Fellowship Grants

Australia Council for the Arts

Provides individual community arts and cultural development (CACD) artists/practitioners with financial support to undertake a two-year program of creative or professional development that advances their practice and develops their career as CACD artists/practitioners. CACD artists/practitioners must have a record of outstanding achievement and demonstrate at least 10 years of professional experience. Read more

  • Closing: 31 July 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals

Community Partnership Awards

Australia Council for the Arts

Kirk Robson Award – this Award, worth $10,000) recognises the achievements of young artists and arts workers in community arts and cultural development. Artists and arts workers aged 30 and under are eligible to be nominated.

Ros Bower Award – this Award, worth $50,000, recognises outstanding community arts and cultural development practitioners.

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  • Closing: 31 July 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals

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