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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 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 seeĀ this documentĀ 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

Peace Foundation Grants

Graham F. Smith Peace Trust Inc

Promotes projects that support peace and justice through the arts. Read more

  • Closing: 22 August 2014
  • Categories: Performing Arts, Visual Arts
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

ANZ Seeds of Renewal Grant

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

Up to $10,000 to enhance education and employment opportunities in rural, regional and remote areas, with preference given to projects that benefit communities with a population of fewer than 15,000 people. Read more

  • Closing: 26 August 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Organisations

Curatorial Support Initiative

Museums and Galleries NSW

Offers NSW regional public galleries assistance towards engaging a professional curator (emerging or established) to research and/or develop a new exhibition of contemporary visual arts, craft and design for their community. Read more

  • Closing: 28 August 2014
  • Categories: Heritage / Museums
  • Open To: Organisations

Festivals Australia I Regional Festivals Project Fund

Australia Council for the Arts

Supports regional, remote and community festivals to present quality arts projects which have not been presented before, and would not be possible without financial support. It supports innovative new projects which add to the quality and diversity of the arts programming of Australian regional and community festivals. There are two rounds per year and this round is for projects from January 2015. Read more

  • Closing: 29 August 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General, Festivals
  • Open To: Organisations

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