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Grants

There are many arts and cultural opportunities available for people living in regional NSW and beyond. This is a summary of the main grants and 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 (CASP)

Create NSW, Regional Arts NSW

The CASP 2020-21 is now open and will close on Tuesday, September 29th at 5pm. The 2020-21 round is being administered by Create NSW. Guidelines The information on this page is the full guidelines and will not be made available as a download. Read more

  • Closing: 29 September 2020
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Quick Response Grants

Regional Arts NSW

OPENING 1 JULY 2020! Small grants that are intended to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities. Read more

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

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Grants - Closed

Regional Arts NSW

OPENING 29 JUNE 2020! The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. Read more

  • Closing: 21 August 2020
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Recovery Boost - RAF Relief Grants - Closed

Regional Arts NSW

Opening 1 July 2020! Relief grants are designed to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to meet their immediate needs Read more

  • Closing: 6 August 2020
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Recovery Boost - RAF Recovery Grants - Closed

Regional Arts NSW

Opening 21 September 2020! Recovery grants are designed to meet the medium-term recovery needs of artists, organisations and communities. Read more

  • Closing: 29 October 2020
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Recovery Boost - RAF Renewal Grants - Closed

Regional Arts NSW

EOI Opening 1 July 2020! Renewal grants will provide up to three years of funding to support projects that have strong partnerships and demonstrated long term outcomes, with sustainable future-positioning focus. Read more

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

Closing Soon

Ian Potter Foundation Grants

Ian Potter Foundation

Due to Covid-19, Ian Potter Foundation has suspended grants in order to respond to the urgent needs of our local community. A full response will be made in late April 2020.

Supports cultural institutions and organisations in Australia which are distinctive in artistic achievement, imagination and innovation. Extends cultural opportunities to regional centres, and encourages the development of arts programs at a local level. This program involves a two-step application process, firstly Expression of Interest, then full application invited. There are three rounds per year, although the third round is by invitation only.

Important Dates:

For projects/ travel after 30 April 2021
Expression of Interest
Open: Monday 19 October 2020
Close: Friday 6 November 2020 Read more

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

Creative Kids Digital Small Business Grant Program

Create NSW

This program supports small businesses or non-profit organisations that are Creative Kids Providers and directly affected by the COVID-19 emergency. Funding supports Creative Kids Providers to transition their programs and business models from in-person to online and digital delivery.

Providers can apply for up to $5,000 for project expenses, including equipment, to support digital and online skills development and the delivery of online arts and cultural program/s for which Creative Kids vouchers are accepted.

Applications open Wednesday 6 May 2020 and close Friday 6 November 2020 (or before this date if funds are expended). Applications may be submitted at any time during this period. Your activity must commence at least three weeks from the date you submit your application and be completed by 31 December 2020.

The full guidelines are available here.

For more information visit: Create NSW Read more

  • Closing: 6 November 2020
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Australia Council for the Arts project funding and literary translation

Australia Council for the Arts

Australia Council for the Arts project funding and literary translation Read more

  • Closing: 24 November 2020
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Funding Bodies