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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

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

Community Partnerships

Australia Council for the Arts

Projects – offers support of up to $20,000 to deliver one-off community arts and cultural development projects with various partners. The projects may or may not have public outcomes.

Career Pathways – Professional Development – offers support of up to $12,000 for individuals to undertake opportunities that will develop their careers in community arts and cultural development.

Career Pathways – Structured Mentorships – supports tailored mentorship arrangements that build the skills and capacities of practitioners at different stages of their career in identified areas that contribute to the sustainability and quality of community arts and cultural development practice. Proposals must be discussed with the CP team.

Projects with Public Outcomes – offers support from $20,000 to $35,000 to deliver one-off community arts and cultural development projects that have public outcomes. Projects in this category must involve collaborations with cross-sectoral partners. Read more

  • Closing: 5 September 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Public Grants Program

Ministry for the Arts

Supports the development, production, presentation, exhibition or performance of arts and culture projects that enhance understanding of the Anzac legacy, engage local communities and have high quality artistic outputs.  A single grants round will be held for projects delivered between 2014-2015 and 2017-2018.

Funding of up to $100,000 is available for national, state and territory cultural institutions and up to $50,000 for artists, arts organisations and other applicants. Read more

  • Closing: 10 September 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Quick Response Grants

Music NSW

Supports artists and artist managers in developing export opportunities whilst attending Australian industry conferences, trade fairs and other career defining opportunities. Artists and artist managers can apply for one off funding of up to $850 per member of the touring party (artists and artist managers only) up to a limit of $5500. This funding is to support educational, networking and information sharing outcomes with a view to establishing a platform for artists to maximize career-defining opportunities presented domestically.

In 2014, closing dates are in July and September. Check the website for details of events associated with each closing date. Read more

  • Closing: 12 September 2014
  • Categories: Music
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Ian Potter Foundation Grants

Ian Potter Foundation

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. Read more

  • Closing: 16 September 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General

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