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Grants From Music NSW

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.

Round 1:      June 23 2015        Big Sound / EMC          July 27 2015

Round 2:   August 25 2015    Face The Music / AWME    September 27 2015 Read more

  • Closing: 27 July 2015
  • Categories: Music
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Indent Partnership Grants

Music NSW

This grant is closed for 2015 and will re-open in 2016.

The Indent Partnership Grants program, funded by ArtsNSW, has been specifically developed for young people to stage all-ages, drug and alcohol free live music events across NSW. Two grant categories are available for 2015 youth music events, the Grass Roots Grant and the Event Development Grant.

The Grass Roots Grants are specifically aimed at entry-level events like band comps, open-mic and local band nights and are set at a maximum of $2,500.

The Event Development Grants up to $5,000 are available to those who successfully acquitted a Grass Roots Grant in the year prior to applying and are looking at expanding their event scope by engaging the professional music industry. Read more

  • Closing: TBA
  • Categories: Festivals, Music

Indent Level 1 Event Development Grant

Music NSW

This grant is for first-time applicants to Indent.

Suggested types of events include: band nights, band competitions, open mic nights, and workshops (when coupled with some sort of performance), etc.

Up to $2500 may be applied for.

Applications close 5pm on Friday February 26. Read more

  • Closing: 26 February 2016
  • Categories: Music
  • Open To: Organisations

Indent Level 2 Event Development Grants

Music NSW

This grant is for those who have previously received an Indent grant.

Suggested types of events include: youth stages at community festivals, all ages regional tours, events mentorship programs and workshops, music events that attract professional musicians, etc.

Up to $5000 may be applied for.

Applications close 5pm on Friday February 26. Read more

  • Closing: 26 February 2016
  • Categories: Festivals, Music, Touring
  • Open To: Organisations

Opportunity Development Grant (Round 1)

Music NSW

MusicNSW is pleased to announce that Round 1 for MusicNSW’s Opportunity Development Grants are now open. This program is aimed at supporting musicians and artist managers in developing opportunities whilst attending Australian industry conferences, domestic tours, trade fairs and other career defining opportunities in 2016, such as Bigsound, Face The Music, Electronic Music Conference, AWME and more.

Artists and artist managers are invited to apply for one off funding of up to $850 per member of the touring party, with a total limit of $5500 per group. Read more

  • Closing: 11 July 2016
  • Categories: Music, Touring

Opportunity Development Grant (Round 2)

Music NSW

MusicNSW is pleased to announce that Round 1 for MusicNSW’s Opportunity Development Grants are now open. This program is aimed at supporting musicians and artist managers in developing opportunities whilst attending Australian industry conferences, domestic tours, trade fairs and other career defining opportunities in 2016, such as Bigsound, Face The Music, Electronic Music Conference, AWME and more.

Artists and artist managers are invited to apply for one off funding of up to $850 per member of the touring party, with a total limit of $5500 per group. Read more

  • Closing: 6 September 2016
  • Categories: Music, Touring

Indent’s Event Development Grants

Music NSW

Indent is a project of MusicNSW that was set up to help young people (13 – 25) in NSW access drug and alcohol free all-ages entertainment. Indent provides: funding for all ages events, workshops, training, advice, support, and resources.

There are two levels of grants available: Level 1 Event Development Grants for grants up to $2500. If this is the first time you’re applying for an Indent grant, then this is the grant for you. Level 2 Event Development Grants for grants up to $5000. If your Indent team has previously received an Indent Grant (Grassroots or Event Development) then this is the grant for you. Read more

  • Closing: 11 November 2016
  • Categories: Music
  • Open To: Organisations