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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

Quick Response Grants (QUICKS)

Regional Arts NSW

Small grants that respond to arts development and professional development opportunities that arise at short notice. Read more

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

Country Arts Support Program (CASP)

Regional Arts NSW

Applications for 2017 projects are now closed. Read more

  • Closing: TBA
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants

Regional Arts NSW

Applications for the 2017 round of funding are now closed. Read more

  • Closing: TBA
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Closing Soon

Emerging Writing Organisation Grant

NSW Writers' Centre

Emerging Writing Organisation Grants are awarded by the NSW Writers’ Centre to support emerging writing organisations, groups and collectives across the state. The aim of the grants is to foster a vibrant, diverse and innovative writing culture in the state.

Funding may be used to assist emerging organisations, groups or collectives to deliver projects such as, for example: events or other writing-related activities, development of digital or other platforms for writing, new forms of support or audience development for writers, collaborative writing-related projects. Read more

  • Closing: 30 September 2016
  • Categories: Literature
  • Open To: Organisations

Early Career Writers’ Grant

NSW Writers' Centre

Early Career Writers’ Grants are awarded by the NSW Writers’ Centre to assist early career creative writers in any genre who are resident in NSW. The aim of the grants is to foster a vibrant, diverse and innovative writing culture in the state

Early career writers may apply for a grant of up to $5000 to help support their writing. At least one grant will be awarded to a writer from regional NSW.

Activities to be funded by the grant may include: creation, production or publication of new work, professional development or mentoring, cultural exchanges or other travel that will assist in the production or presentation of new work, audience development activities conducted by the writer (but not for payment of marketing professionals). Read more

  • Closing: 30 September 2016
  • Open To: Individuals

Writer & Technologist Grant

NSW Writers' Centre

The Writer & Technologist Grant is awarded by the NSW Writers’ Centre to foster connections between writing and technology. The grant supports a NSW-based writer and technologist wishing to work together on a joint writing related project that helps to foster a vibrant, diverse and innovative writing culture in NSW.

The writer and technologist must apply jointly for the grant of $2000 ($1000 each). Technologists may work in any field of technology, including medicine, mathematics, science, engineering or IT. Writers may work in any genre and be at any stage of their writing career. Read more

  • Closing: 30 September 2016
  • Categories: Literature, Technology
  • Open To: Individuals

Australian National Commission for UNESCO

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Australian National Commission for UNESCO assists projects which will further National Commission and UNESCO priorities and objectives. Applications for grants for up to $20, 000 will be considered (note: the National Commission may decide to grant only part of the funding requested). Read more

  • Closing: 30 September 2016
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

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