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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 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

ArtStart

Australia Council for the Arts

Financial assistance to recent creative arts graduates who are committed to establishing a career as a professional writer, visual, hybrid or performing artist, or a creative practitioner working in community arts or cultural development. Grants provide funding for services, resources, skills development and equipment that help graduates to build an income-generated career in the art form they have studied. Read more

  • Closing: 22 September 2014
  • Categories: All Artforms / General
  • Open To: Individuals

VIM Skills Initiative Grants

Museums and Galleries NSW

Provides funding to volunteer museums, museum networks and keeping places for regional or state-focused skills development training and networking events. Applications accepted until 26 September 2014. Read more

  • Closing: Ongoing
  • Categories: Heritage / Museums
  • Open To: Organisations

Playing Australia: Regional Touring Arts Fund

Australia Council for the Arts

Assists the touring of professionally produced performing arts across Australia, including regional and remote areas, where there is a demonstrated public demand and tours are otherwise not commercially viable. There are two rounds per year and this round is for projects commencing January 2015. Read more

  • Closing: 29 September 2014
  • Categories: Performing Arts, Touring
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

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

Funding Bodies