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Quick Response Grants (QUICKS)

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.

Applications for the Quick Response program are currently open.

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Made available under the Regional Arts Fund allocation for NSW, Quick Response Grants (‘Quicks’) offer funding of up to $1,500 for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique arts opportunities that present themselves at very short notice. The program is intended to:

‘Quicks’ are offered on a quarterly basis. There is no deadline for applications, which may be made as required, although applications are processed on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. Applicants MUST speak to the Funding Manager at Regional Arts NSW before applying (see contact details below). Decisions will be advised within 5 working days of receipt.

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Download the application pack (contains both the Guidelines and Application Form) below in either PDF or Word. Read the guidelines carefully to ascertain both the eligibility of either you or your organisation and your proposed activity for funding under this program.

IMPORTANT: Applicants MUST contact the Funding Manager prior to submitting their application to discuss their proposal and check there are funds available. It is worthwhile reading the guidelines before you do so to check if your proposal is eligible under the program.


The Funding Manager Tel 02 9270 2502