Applications for Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Grants are officially open from 9am on July 4, 2022!

The Project Grants will fund high-quality arts projects benefitting regional or remote artists, arts workers, audiences and communities. The focus of the project could include any area of creative practice, multiple art forms or cross-disciplinary practice.

There have been some changes to this program, so please take time to read the guidelines below. 


When the grant round is open, a link below will take you to the Regional Arts Australia online application system. If you have not used SmartyGrants before you will need to set up an account. This account and password can be used to go back to your application at any time and will be the same for any other grants you might apply for in the future using the Smartygrants system.  Your application will be available to you until you click SUBMIT, or the closing date is reached.

Apply for up to $30,000!

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Grants will close on Monday, 15 August 2022 at 5:00pm.


For detailed information regarding eligiblity, please see Eligibility-RAF


If you have any enquiries about the RAF contact the Manager, Grants & Projects at Regional Arts NSW Tel 02 9270 2502 Email Successful applicants can download the RAF Logos HERE



Regional Arts Fund Project Grants and Quick Response Grants Guidelines

RANSW Grants Writing Guide 2020

Conditions of Payment for Auspiced Grants

Download Regional Arts NSW Logos

RAF Project Grants Recipient List – Round 2, 2021