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Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund

The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations who are seeking to restart, re-imagine or create new activities. The program is intended to assist by providing finance to assist the presentation of new or re-shaped cultural and creative activities and events including festivals, concerts and tours.

Applicants may seek funding of between $25,000 and $2 million for a grant activity.

The grant opportunity commenced 31 August 2020 and will close to applications on 31 December 2021, subject to allocation of funds. Applications remain open and can be submitted anytime.

Before applying, you must read the RISE Fund guidelines. The guidelines include eligibility criteria and information about the application and funding process. The guidelines and frequently asked questions (FAQs) can be accessed at the Australian Government’s GrantConnect website.