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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. 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: 30 June 2016
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Country Arts Support Program (CASP)

Regional Arts NSW

Applications for 2017 projects will open 30 May 2016. The Country Arts Support Program (CASP) provides small grants to arts and community organisations and local arts councils in regional NSW for short term, locally initiated projects. Read more

  • Closing: 28 July 2016
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants

Regional Arts NSW

Applications for the 2017 round of funding will open 20 June 2016. The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) 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: 8 August 2016
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Closing Soon

NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarship

Arts NSW

The NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships are offered by the State Government to support innovative young artists and arts and cultural workers from regional NSW to undertake a self-directed professional development program in their chosen field.

The scholarships are open to artists and performers from all art forms, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts, literature, music, theatre, screen and the visual arts.

The scholarships are for an individual’s program of professional development. A program of professional development can be a combination of professional development activities relating to the fields of art and culture that will benefit your artistic practice and career. Read more

  • Closing: 27 June 2016
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals

Project Funding - Arts and Cultural Projects

Arts NSW

Arts and Cultural Projects funding supports professional arts and cultural projects at any stage of the creative process.

Funding range: up to $60,000 for projects delivered within 12 months or up to $75,000 for projects delivered over more than 12 months. Read more

  • Closing: 27 June 2016
  • Categories: All Artforms / General, Creative Industries
  • Open To: Individuals, 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: 30 June 2016
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

National Folk Fellowship

National Library of Australia

The annual National Folk Fellowship is offered jointly by the National Library of Australia and the National Folk Festival. The National Library holds the most significant folklore and related collections in Australia.

The Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for the recipient to discover and explore original collected material at the Library for use in their own artistic work. The outcome of this residency at the National Library will result in a performance at the 2017 National Folk Festival, and recordings acquired from the National Library’s Oral History and Folklore collection. Read more

  • Closing: 1 July 2016
  • Categories: Music
  • Open To: Individuals

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