Ongoing | no closing date

VIM Leg Up Grants

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Museums & Galleries of NSW

MAX: up to $500

Volunteer Initiated Museum (VIM) Leg Up Grants are quick response skill development grants for workers in volunteer managed museums throughout NSW. These grants fund various skill development projects including hosting or attending workshops, conferences or seminars in NSW, in addition to networking activities.
CONTACT:http://mgnsw.org.au/sector/funding/grants-we-administer/vim-grants/vim-leg-up-development/

Visual Arts

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: The Australia Council Visual Arts Board

MAX: undisclosed

Support professional development opportunities for craftspeople, designers, media artists, arts writers & curators.

CONTACT: www.fundingcentre.com.au/grant / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 1800 226 912 or 02 9215 9068

Victorian Volunteer Small Grants

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Department of Planning & Community Development

MAX: Up to $5000

Increase the diversity of volunteers in their organisation and/or involve and encourage new volunteers. Any time advise 2 months. Projects begin within 6 wks and finish in 6 mths

CONTACT: www.grants.dpcd.vic.gov.au / 1300 366 356

 

 

Victorian Community Support – Strengthening Communities

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Department of Victorian Communities (DVC)

MAX: Up to $500,000

Includes grants to improve skills in the community, strengthen community organisations and build partnerships and networks.

CONTACT: www.grants.dpcd.vic.gov.au / 1300 366 356

 

 

Travel Grant Program

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen Australia

MAX: Various

To enable film, television and interactive media practitioners to attend international festivals.

CONTACT: www.screenaustralia.gov.au / 1800 226 615 / 02 9321 6444

Touring Victoria Touring Projects

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Arts Victoria

MAX: various

To support & enable touring activity that provides regional & outer-metropolitan communities with access to professional arts & cultural experiences.

CONTACT: www.arts.vic.gov.au / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 1800 134 894 or 03 8683 3100

Theatre Grants Program

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: The Australia council

MAX: undisclosed

To provide grants to individual artists & groups, operational support to arts organisations, market & audience development initiatives & strategic initiatives to build capacity across the sector.

CONTACT: www.fundingcentre.com.au/grant/ / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 02 9215 9105

 

 

Talent Escalator Internships, script workshops

DEADLINE: Industry internships is ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen Australia

MAX: Various

To assist practitioners whose career would benefit from an attachment to a person, production or organisation and acknowledge and assist the work of experienced and established industry practitioners wishing to further develop their careers.
Talent Escalator:
- Script factory/script development initiative
- Springboard short film initiative
- Short film completion fund
- Industry internships

CONTACT: www.screenaustralia.gov.au / 1800 507 901

 

 

State Development Loan

DEADLINE: Ongoing
FUNDING BODY: Screen NSW

MAX: 0 to $80,000

The Slate Development Loan program offers interest free loans for slate development to NSW production companies.

CONTACT: http://www.screen.nsw.gov.au/funding/development/slate-development-loan

 

 

Sony Foundation Grant

DEADLINE: Ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Sony Foundation

MAX: $5000

Charitable organisations supporting youth related issues. Youth-25 years & under. Represent a charitable organisation (please provide Deductible Gift Recipient number (DGR) and/or confirmation of tax deductible gift status under Sub Division 30-B of the ITAA 1997) and whose vision is in line with the mission of the Sony Foundation Australia, and assist youth under the age of 25 years.

CONTACT: www.sonyfoundation.org.au / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 02 9383 6200

Skills Development Grants

DEADLINE: 27 October 2017

FUNDING BODY: M&G NSW

MAX: Up to $4000

Skills Development Grants provide funding to volunteer museums, museum networks and keeping places for regional or state focused skill development training and networking events.

CONTACT:https://mgnsw.org.au/sector/funding/grants-we-administer/volunteer-museum-grants/skills-development/

Screen Engagement

DEADLINE: Ongoing
FUNDING BODY: Film Victoria

MAX: various

Aim to stimulate a vibrant screen culture in Victoria by supporting opps for local audiences to engage with screen events & by promoting Victorian creativity & innovation.

CONTACT: www.film.vic.gov.au / 03 9660 3200

 

 

Register of Cultural Organisations

DEADLINE: Ongoing

FUNDING BODY: DEWAH

MAX: Indirect Tax Deduction for donors to donate

Assists qualifying cultural bodies to attract support by enabling them to offer donors the incentive of a tax deduction.

CONTACT: www.arts.gov.au / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 02 6271 1640

Regional Filming Fund

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen NSW

MAX: $20,000-$10,000

 The aim of the RFF is to encourage NSW screen productions to film outside metrop Sydney by granting assistance to offset costs associated with shooting in regional areas.

CONTACT: www.fundingcentre.com.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9995 0945

 

 

Quick Response RAV

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Regional Arts Victoria

MAX: up to $1500

To provide a small grants program for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique arts opps that present at very short notice.

CONTACT: http://www.rav.net.au/funding-opportunities/quick-response-grants/

 

 

 

Quick Response Regional Arts NSW

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Regional Arts NSW

MAX: $1500

Small grants program for regional artists, arts orgs & communities that present themselves at short notice

CONTACT: www.regionalartsnsw.com.au 02 9270 2502

 

 

Projects - Interconnections

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: up to $30,000

FUNDING BODY:Australia Council

For collaborations between Major Performing Arts organisations and Key Organisations or Major Performing Arts organisations and small to medium arts organisations.

CONTACTwww.australiacouncil.gov.au 02 9215 9044

 

Professional Support-Attachment to a production

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: $600 per week-$120 per day

FUNDING BODY: Film Victoria

To assist emerging screen industry personnel to increase skills through practical on-the-job training on a Victorian based feature film or television production.

$600 per week for 10 weeks
$120 per day for up to 50 days

CONTACT: www.film.vic.gov.au 03 9660 3200

 

 

PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation

DEADLINE: Ongoing. The trustees of the trust typically meet four times a year (approximately once every three months) to consider applications.

MAX: $2500-$5000

FUNDING BODY: Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA)

To promote & encourage music & the performing arts.

CONTACTwww.fundingcentre.com.au/grant/G04944/info This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (02) 8569 1100

 

Plus 1 - Matched Funding Program

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: 

MAX:0-$50,000

The purpose of the Plus1 program is to assist artists & NFP arts organisations build a more sustainable future thru investing in skills & resources to enhance their ability to secure private sector support.

CONTACT: www.fundingcentre.com.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
1300 768 627

 

Partnership Development

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: up to $5000

 To support the professional development of arts & non-arts partnerships that will enable future projects.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au 02 9215 9034

 

Organisations

DEADLINE: by invitation

FUNDING BODY: Arts Victoria

MAX: from $30,000-$75,000

 To improve coverage and support of small arts and cultural organisations across Victoria. Annual Operations is a new category developed in response to the sector's need for appropriate funding arrangements which respond to the diversity of artistic and management practice.
Email Ms Tania Grant.

CONTACT: www.arts.vic.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 134 894 03 8683 3117

 

NSW Film & Television Industry Attraction Program (FIAP)

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen NSW

MAX: $2500-5000

 To provide incentives in film & television production

CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9995 0972

 

 

Music Grants program

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: various

To support Australian music-making through the music board, major performing arts board, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts board, and community partnerships and market development sections.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au 1800 226 912 02 9215 9104

 

  

Music Bound Quick Response Travel Fund

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: $1000

Funding to help Indigenous music coordinators attend professional development opportunities in Australia.

CONTACT: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants

 

 

Market Development Grant

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: various

The Live on Stage program provides travel support for profesional musicians.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au

 

Local Heritage Strategic Projects

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: NSW Government, Office of Environment & Heritage

MAX: $10,000 to  $100,000 per project

 Expressions of Interest are invited from owners and managers of local heritage items, local councils and organisations who are seeking support for projects and programs that will enhance and protect local heritage assets and values, either through minor works conservation projects, community-based events and activities, or the development of innovative heritage processes, strategies and plans.

CONTACT: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/heritage/support-for-local-heritage/heritage-near-me-incentives-program

Local Government Partnerships

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Arts Victoria

MAX: various

Offers a negotiated package of financial and other support for councils in regional Victoria to assist programs operated by their galleries and/or performing arts centres.

CONTACT: www.arts.vic.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 134 894 (03) 8683 3100

 

 

 

Loan Facilities for Screen Productions

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen NSW

MAX: undisclosed

Screen NSW provides Minor Cashflow Loans to eligible screen productions where it is also providing finance. The aim is to assist projects with a cash-flow requirement during the important period leading up to production or to cashflow the costs of delivery to a domestic broadcaster

CONTACT:http://www.screen.nsw.gov.au/production/loan-facilities/  02 9995 0945

 

Loan Facilities NSW

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen NSW

MAX: undisclosed

The aim is to assist projects with a cash-flow requirement during the important period leading up to production or to cashflow the costs of delivery to a domestic broadcaster.

CONTACT: www.fundingcentre.com.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9995 0945

 

Live on stage-music international showcase-market development

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: $1000

Provides travel support for professional musicians ( and their manager/rep) selected to showcase original Aust music at key international music trade fairs & international festivale.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au

 

 

 

Literature Grants program

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: up to $10,000

Travel support for Australian publishers & literary agents to promote Australian literary works & authors overseas

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 226 912

 

 

 

Japan Cultural Centre

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Japan Foundation National

MAX:

The Japan Foundation was established by special Japanese Government legislation in 1972 to further international mutual understanding through the promotion of cultural exchange between Japan and other countries. Each year the Foundation offers scholars, cultural and educational organisations and teachers a variety of grants to visit to Japan for study or to further their research or project in their home country.

CONTACT: www.visualarts.net.au

 

 

 

 

 

International Festival and Marketplace Travel

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen Australia

MAX: various

Practitioners can apply for grants to attend:

  • international film festivals
  • international markets
  • transmedia events
  • international pitching forums/competitions and other special events.

CONTACT: www.screenaustralia.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 213 099

 

 

 

Infuse

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: by invitation

These grants support programs that develop Australian hybrid and experimental arts practice, particularly in areas where there are limited opportunities for artists to network.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants/2013/inter-arts-infuse This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 226 912

 

 

Industry & Cultural Development

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen Australia

MAX: various

To offer support that aims to cultivate, develop and provide access to Australia's screen culture.

CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 507 901

 

 

Indigenous Programs - Travel Grants

DEADLINE: at least five weeks before the event

FUNDING BODY: Screen Australia

MAX: various

The Travel Grants program is designed to assist Indigenous filmmakers in travelling to key international and Australian events. Professional development is a key objective.

CONTACT: www.screenaustralia.gov.au 1800 213 099

 

 

Indigenous Arts Development - Partnerships

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Arts Victoria

MAX: various

This grant category from Arts Victoria supports a range of partnership opportunities throughout the year which seek to foster the development of Indigenous arts in Victoria. Partnership opportunities may focus on sector development gaps and initiatives which could create significant development within the sector. Partnerships are created through invitation or by proposal. Information on selected partnership activities are available on the Arts Victoria website.

CONTACT: www.arts.vic.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 03 8683 3136

 

 

 

Guarantee Against Loss

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Arts Victoria

MAX: up to $3000

The Guarantee Against Loss (GAL) category offers Victorian venues and presenting organisations a level of financial security against unforeseen box office loss for present professional Victorian performing arts productions in their region or as part of an itinerised tour.

CONTACT: www.artsvic.gov.au

 

 

Go See Fund for Presenters

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: not specified

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

Provides travel assistance for professional presenters to attend performances by Australian artists.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9215 9099

 

 

Going Global

DEADLINE: 8 weeks prior

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: up to $20,000 for a one-off presentation up to $50,000 for a tour

Going Global is a quick-response fund to support international touring of contemporary performing arts. It provides support for presentations, tours, and 'go-see' funding for international presenters to see Going Global supported works on tour.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9215 9051

 

 

 

Friends of ACE Support (FACES) Program

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australian Communication Exchange

MAX: various, max $20,000

To support not-for-profit projects which contribute to the development, strengthening and enhancement of various communities within Australia, particularly those who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment.

CONTACT: www.aceinfo.net.au 07 3815 7610

 

 

Festival Travel Fund

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen NSW

MAX: check website

The Festival Travel Fund offers targeted support to NSW Key Creatives whose work has been invited to an eligible overseas festival. The intention of this fund is to help NSW Key Creatives take advantage of the networking opportunities that arise while the spotlight is on their talent, and allow them to pitch their next project.

CONTACT: www.screen.nsw.gov.au

 

 

 

Feature development

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Screen Australia

MAX: various

Screen Australia's feature development funding program is open to projects of all genres, and to animation as well as live-action. Screen Australia is looking for striking and engaging storytelling that will connect with audiences.

CONTACT: www.screenaustralia.gov.au/funding/features/

 

 

 

 

Falls Creek Artist-in-Residence program

DEADLINE: assessed monthly

FUNDING BODY: Falls Creek Resort Management (FCRM)

MAX: check website

The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city.

An individual can apply for a grant for less than $500 by telling the council about your idea.

Community organisations, workplaces and individuals auspiced by a community organisation can apply for grants ranging from $500 to $5000.

- See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf

The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city.

An individual can apply for a grant for less than $500 by telling the council about your idea.

Community organisations, workplaces and individuals auspiced by a community organisation can apply for grants ranging from $500 to $5000.

- See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf

The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city.

An individual can apply for a grant for less than $500 by telling the council about your idea.

Community organisations, workplaces and individuals auspiced by a community organisation can apply for grants ranging from $500 to $5000.

- See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf
The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city. - See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf
The Falls Creek Artist-In-Residence program povides an opportunity for artists, designers, academics and creative individuals or groups to take time away from their usual obligations and draw from the unique features of Victoria's pristine alpine environment, to reflect, research and develop creative ideas.

CONTACT:  http://www.fallscreek.com.au/uploads/media/default/0005/88/5d6f5a5962a0a07896ead946fe16283d60103fc0.pdf

Drama Development

DEADLINE: Ongoing

MAX: various

FUNDING BODY : Screen Australia

To support originality, diversity and creative ambition in the development of Australian practitioners and their projects.

CONTACT: www.screenaustralia.gov.au 1800 226 615

 

Documentary Funding

DEADLINE: Ongoing

MAX: up to $20,000

FUNDING BODY: Screen Australia

To provide experienced practitioners with the opportunity to create appropriate written and/or visual materials to ensure that documentary projects are as strong as possible when competing for production finance.

CONTACT: www.screenaustralia.gov.au 1800 067 274

 

Documentary Development On Demand

DEADLINE: Ongoing

MAX: up to $25,000

FUNDING BODY: Film Victoria

Development funding supports Victorian writers and producers to develop high quality, marketable, content for Australian and international audiences.

CONTACT: https://www.film.vic.gov.au/funding/funding-for-development/

 

Digital Delivery Network Infrastructure (DNN) Grants

DEADLINE: Ongoing - Applications welcome anytime 

MAX: $5000

FUNDING BODY: Community Broadcasting Foundation Ltd

To provide equipment (DDN Player package) for community radio stations to access the DDN.
The DDN Player computer is provided as a grant of equipment, valued at over $5000

CONTACT: www.cbf.com.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 03 9419 8055

 

 

 

Emerging Issues Funding

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australian Government

MAX: $200,000

Think big! For large scale projects that strengthen social cohesion, cty harmony & x cultural inderstanding. Inc/not for profit & local gov are welcome to apply.

CONTACT: www.harmony.gov.au

 

 

DeviantArt Creative grants

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: DeviantArt

MAX: undisclosed

DeviantART is a pilot project designed to make modest grants to artists upon application for projects related to making and displaying art.

CONTACT:http://fourteenthstar.deviantart.com/journal/Announcing-the-deviantART-Creative-Grants-299475642

Early Stage Development

DEADLINE: ongoing 

FUNDING BODY : Screen NSW

MAX: undisclosed

To provide support during the critical early stages of a project's life.

CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9995 0945

 

 

Dance Grants program

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: various

To provide funding to assist the development & advancement of dance in Australia

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 226 912

 

Creative Communities Partnerships Initiative

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: various

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

By invitation only

CONTACT: (02) 9215 9034 or Toll free 1800 226 912 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Skype consultations available: please email the staff member above and arrangements will be made for a skype call.

 

Contemporary and Live Music Development

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: various

FUNDING BODY: Arts Victoria

The Contemporary and Live Music Development aims to support the creative growth and viability of the Victorian music industry.

CONTACT: www.arts.vic.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 134 894

 

Community Inclusion for the Disabled in Victoria

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: $2000-$30,000

FUNDING BODY: ANZ Charitable Trusts Disability

To support the inclusion and engagement in our community of children and adults with disabilities. Enabling children with physical disabilities to gain access to mainstream community activities ongoing Applicants must be an Income Tax Exempt Charity (ITEC)

CONTACT: www.anz.com.au 1800 808 910

 

 

Community Services & Development

DEADLINE: Ongoing 

MAX: max $5000 per grant

FUNDING BODY: Mercy Foundation

To provide funding for a range of social justice and community initiatives and are not limited to a focus on homelessness. The types of project areas that may be funded include: poverty, domestic violence, women's groups and activities, activities that focus on assisting children, women and/or children with disability, mental health and addictions.

Email The Mercy Foundation

CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: 02 9699 8726 Fax: 02 9699 9657

 

 

Community Partnership Grants program

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: various

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

To support community arts & cultural development through the community partnerships section

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1800 226 912

 

City of Wodonga Young Achiever Scheme (YAS)

DEADLINE: assessed monthly

FUNDING BODY: City of Wodonga

MAX: $200- $600 for individual Artists under 24 years of age

up to $800 for groups

The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city.

An individual can apply for a grant for less than $500 by telling the council about your idea.

Community organisations, workplaces and individuals auspiced by a community organisation can apply for grants ranging from $500 to $5000.

- See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf

The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city.

An individual can apply for a grant for less than $500 by telling the council about your idea.

Community organisations, workplaces and individuals auspiced by a community organisation can apply for grants ranging from $500 to $5000.

- See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf

The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city.

An individual can apply for a grant for less than $500 by telling the council about your idea.

Community organisations, workplaces and individuals auspiced by a community organisation can apply for grants ranging from $500 to $5000.

- See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf
The Community Impact Grants program aims to empower community organisations and individuals to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to improve the city. - See more at: http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants-funds/cigp.asp#sthash.VKfQU88p.dpuf
The scheme provides financial assistance to young people to participate, develop skills, compete,
perform or represent Wodonga in their chosen endeavour at a state, national or international
level.

CONTACT:  http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/community-services/young-people/images/YAS-guidelines-2016.pdf

CBOnline Grants-Satellite Reception equipment

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: $1500

FUNDING BODY: Community Broadcasting Foundation Ltd

CONTACT: www.cbf.com.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 03 9419 8055

 

Caxton Commemoration Fund (Journalists Fund)

DEADLINE: Ongoing

MAX: $5000

FUNDING BODY: State Trustees

To assist in relieving distress experienced by bona fide journalist, pressmen or persons engaged in literary pursuit

CONTACT: www.statetrustees.com.au 03 9667 6740

 

Catalyst-Australian Arts & Culture Fund

DEADLINE: ongoing

FUNDING BODY: Ministry for the Arts

MAX: 0-$500,000

Catalyst is the Australian Government's new funding program for the arts

CONTACT: http://arts.gov.au/catalyst

 

Booked: Travel fund for publishers and literary agents

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: up to $11,000

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

This grants program provides international travel support for Australian publishers and literary agents to attend book fairs to promote Australian works and authors and generate international demand for Australian literature.

CONTACT: www.australiacouncil.gov.a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9215 9041

 

Australian Visual Artists Benevolent Fund

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: undisclosed

FUNDING BODY: NAVA

To provide some limited financial assistance to any visual arts practitioner faced with a disaster situation as a result of serious illness, accident or some other unexpected catastrophe.

CONTACT: www.visualarts.net.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9368 1900

 

Arts and Health

DEADLINE: Ongoing

MAX: various

FUNDING BODY: Harold Mitchell Foundation must have TCC& DGR status

Sponsor vital and innovative activities in Arts and Health which would not otherwise happen. Only tax deductible orgs.

 

CONTACT: www.hmfoundation.com.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1300 308 130 03 9672 3001

 

Artist Support Quick Response

DEADLINE: For activities occurring between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. 

MAX: $5000

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

Artist Support Quick Response funding provides professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and
arts/cultural workers to support skills development, take up outstanding opportunities of significance for their practice and/or develop markets.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/professional-development-artist-support/

 

 

 

 

Advanced Development & Marketing

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: $5000

FUNDING BODY: Screen NSW

Our aim is to help you cover some of the later stage draft and non-draft expenses related to financing your project. This is also the fund to apply to for support to travel to markets.

CONTACT: www.screen.nsw.gov.au/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 8222 4861

 

 

Aboriginal Benefits Foundation Grants

DEADLINE: ongoing

MAX: $500-$5000

FUNDING BODY: Aboriginal Benefits Foundation

Grants to Aboriginal communities & individuals to support projects which advance the aims of the Foundation.

CONTACT: www.aboriginal.org.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander grants

DEADLINE: ongoing 

MAX: undisclosed

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council 

To support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander organisations to advance Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander arts in Australia.

CONTACT: www.fundingcentre.com.au This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 02 9215 9167

 

Aboriginal Quick Response

DEADLINE: For activities occurring between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. Please allow up to 4 weeks for your application to be assessed and processed.

MAX: $5000

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

 

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/aboriginal-quick-response/

 

 

 

 

June 2017

Alan Sisley Memorial Award 2017

DEADLINE: 2 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Regional and Public Galleries NSW Inc

MAX: up to $3000

This Fellowship, named in his honour, and awarded biennially, seeks to provide an opportunity for a NSW gallery worker to undertake a period of research or study to develop a project or program beneficial to their organisation.

CONTACT: https://mgnsw.org.au/sector/news/alan-sisley-memorial-award/

Playing Australia Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund 2017

DEADLINE: 6 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: undisclosed

Our grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

CONTACT: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/

Australia Council Fellowships 2017

DEADLINE: 6 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: up to $80,000

Australia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years.

CONTACT: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/funding-index/fellowships/

Arts Projects-Organisations 2017

DEADLINE: 6 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: $10,000-$100,000

Our grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

CONTACT: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/

Arts Projects for Individuals & Groups 2017

DEADLINE: 6 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: $10,000-$50,000

Our arts projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Examples of activities this grant supports include the creation of new work, creative development, touring, festivals, productions, exhibitions, publishing, recording and market development activity.

CONTACT: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/

Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists 2017

DEADLINE: 10 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: NAVA

MAX: up to $10,000

Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the emphasis of the Windmill Trust Scholarship is to enable artists from regional NSW to be part of the professional art making community.

CONTACT: https://visualarts.net.au/nava-grants/

Arts and Cultural Projects Round 1

DEADLINE: 13 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

MAX: Up to $60,000 for projects delivered within 12 months OR

Up to $75,000 for projects delivered over more than 12 months.

Arts & Cultural Projects funding supports professional arts & cultural projects at any stage of the creative process.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/project-funding-arts-and-cultural-projects/

The 2017 Men’s Shed Funding Round

DEADLINE: 16 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Department of Health and Human Services Victoria

MAX: $30,000-$60,000

$879,000 is now available for communities across Victoria, who can apply for funding to build a new shed or refurbish an existing shed through the Men's Shed Program

CONTACT: http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-business-and-community/community-involvement/men-in-the-community/mens-sheds

Young Regional Artist Scholarship

DEADLINE: 19 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

MAX: $10,000

Scholarships are open to artists, performers and arts and cultural workers from all art forms, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts, literature, music, theatre, screen, curatorial and the visual arts.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/2015-nsw-young-regional-artists-fellowships/

Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship Program

DEADLINE: 30 June 2017

FUNDING BODY: The University of South Australia offers the scholarships on behalf of the Trustee of the estate of Gordon Samstag, late of Naples, Florida USA.

MAX: $48,000 US + airfares

Each scholarship is intended to cover the reasonable costs for a period of twelve months overseas, and includes a tax-exempt stipend of US $48,000 plus return airfares, personal travel and medical insurance and institutional fees for one academic year, where these apply.

CONTACT: http://visual.artshub.com.au/callout/national/call-for-artists/2018-samstag-scholarships-applications-now-open-103131?utm_source=ArtsHub+Australia&utm_campaign=7a53daac25-UA-828966-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2a8ea75e81-7a53daac25-302284094

July 2017

MPavilion/ Art Monthly Australasia Writing Award

DEADLINE: 1 July 2017

FUNDING BODY: NAVA

MAX: $3000

Australian writers are invited to submit a proposal for an essay exploring one or more aspects of the relationship between art and design today.

CONTACT: https://visualarts.net.au/media/uploads/files/MPavilion_Art_Monthly_Australasia_Writing_Award_2017.pdf

Service Organisations Program

DEADLINE: 3 July 2017

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

MAX: no max or min

  • Organisations dedicated to providing expertise, key services and critical functions to members of the arts and cultural sector in NSW
  • Applicants must demonstrate a central need within, and support from, the NSW arts and cultural sector for the services being provided.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/program-funding-service-organisations/

Annual Program Funding

DEADLINE: 3 July 2017

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

MAX: $10-$150,000

An annual program consists of multiple arts and cultural activities delivered throughout the calendar year. Funding can contribute to any aspect of the program.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/page-heading-program-funding-annual/

Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

DEADLINE: 7 July 2017

FUNDING BODY: The Brett Whiteley Studio, administered by the Art Gallery of New South Wales

MAX: $40,000

The Brett Whiteley Studio, administered by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, awards an annual travelling art scholarship to a talented artist aged 20-30 with an established body of work who is best able to demonstrate the use and benefit of the scholarship to further their art education in Europe.

CONTACT: https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/brett-whiteley-studio/about/travelling-art-scholarship/

Country Arts Support Program (CASP)

DEADLINE: 27 July 2017

FUNDING BODY: Regional Arts NSW (RANSW) on behalf of Create NSW

MAX: to be announced

CASP is an annual small grants program administered by Regional Arts NSW (RANSW) on behalf of Create NSW and is guided by the ACDP’s three major objectives:

  • A creative and vibrant NSW arts and cultural sector renowned for excellence and innovation (Quality).
  • State-wide engagement with diverse audiences and communities (Reach).
  • A resilient NSW arts and cultural sector (Health) and cultural activities.

CONTACT: http://regionalartsnsw.com.au/grants/casp/

Creative Arts Fellowships 2018

DEADLINE: 28 July 2017

FUNDING BODY:  National Library of Australia

MAX: check website

The National Library offers three Fellowships to support practising writers and artists to develop new work creatively using or inspired by the Library’s collections

CONTACT: https://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/fellowships-and-scholarships/creative-fellowships

August 2017

Artform Fellowships

DEADLINE: 7 August 2017

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

MAX:  

  • Scholarships are valued at $10,000
  • Artform Fellowships are valued at $30,000
  • Priority Fellowships are valued at $50,000

Applicants from all artforms, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts and culture, literature, music, theatre, moving image, filmmaking (Priority fellowships), community arts, collections and cultural heritage, curatorial and the visual arts are invited to apply.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/professional-development-funding-fellowships-and-scholarships/

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants

DEADLINE:  10 August 2017 (opens 19 June 2017)

FUNDING BODY: RANSW

MAX:  check website

The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia and meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in, and access to, the arts and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts. The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

CONTACT: http://regionalartsnsw.com.au/grants/raf/

September 2017

Dobell Exhibition Grant

DEADLINE: 6 September 2017

FUNDING BODY: Sir William Dobell Art Foundation, M&G NSW

MAX: $40,000 in funding to one regional NSW gallery pa

The program aims to support high quality exhibitions that speak to a broad audience across NSW.

CONTACT: https://mgnsw.org.au/sector/news/gallery-grants-now-open-2017/

Audience Development Fund (ADF)

DEADLINE: 6 September 2017

FUNDING BODY: M & G

MAX: up to $10,000

The Audience Development Fund (ADF) offers public galleries in NSW assistance in targeting and developing new audiences. It encourages galleries to create innovative public programs that engage artists and the community. The fund is designed to support galleries to develop and trial new models for engaging audiences that will increase immediate and future attendance, access and participation.

CONTACT: https://mgnsw.org.au/sector/news/gallery-grants-now-open-2017/

Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants 2017

DEADLINE: 12 September 2017

FUNDING BODY: Ian Potter Cultural Trust

MAX: undisclosed

The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.

CONTACT:http://www.ianpotterculturaltrust.org.au/how-to-apply-for-a-grant

Visual Arts Fellowship

DEADLINE: 23 September 2017

FUNDING BODY: Copyright Agency

MAX: $20,000

The Visual Arts Fellowship is funded by the Copyright Agency and administered by NAVA, and aims to assist exceptional mid-career Australian visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to undertake a self directed program of professional development.

CONTACT: https://visualarts.net.au/nava-grants/

Community Presenter Touring grant round 2

DEADLINE: 25 September 2017

FUNDING BODY: 

MAX: $500-$4000 per venue

The purpose of the Community Presenter Touring Grant is to extend the reach of professional productions to smaller towns and remote communities in NSW that do not have a professional performing arts venue, by providing funds towards the performance fee of touring productions.

CONTACT: https://www.artsontour.com.au/initiatives-new/

Gordon Darling Foundation Funding Round (2)

DEADLINE: 30 September 2017

FUNDING BODY: The Gordon Darling Foundation

MAX: undisclosed

The Foundation's charter is to support the visual arts and to promote, through Public Institutions, access to and enjoyment of all areas of the visual arts, to the broadest possible audience.

CONTACT: http://www.gordondarlingfoundation.org.au/index.php

October 2017

Small Grants Round Two 2017

DEADLINE: 1 October 2017

FUNDING BODY: M&G NSW

MAX: Up to $2000

Small Grants aim to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums and keeping places. There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.

CONTACT:http://mgnsw.org.au/sector/funding/grants-we-administer/volunteer-museum-grants/small-grants/

International Residencies

DEADLINE: 3 October 2017

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: $5,000-$35,000

The International Residencies Program enables the artistic development of individual artists and groups by brokering and offering high quality residency experiences.

CONTACT: /http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/funding-index/international-residencies/

Arts Projects for Individuals & Groups 2017 Round 2

DEADLINE: 3 October 2017

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: $10,000-$50,000

Our arts projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Examples of activities this grant supports include the creation of new work, creative development, touring, festivals, productions, exhibitions, publishing, recording and market development activity.

CONTACT: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/

Arts Projects-Organisations 2017 2nd round

DEADLINE: 3 October 2017

FUNDING BODY: Australia Council

MAX: $10,000-$100,000

Our grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

CONTACT: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/

Create Career Fund 2017

DEADLINE: 12 October 2017

FUNDING BODY: Copyright Agency Limited (CAL)

MAX: up to $20,000

The Create Career Fund supports individual mid-to-late career artists and authors by providing grants to support time to write and create.

CONTACT: http://copyright.com.au/culturalfund/career-fund/create-career-fund-guidelines/

Young Regional Artist Scholarship Round (2)

DEADLINE: 30 October 2017

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

MAX: $10,000

Scholarships are open to artists, performers and arts and cultural workers from all art forms, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts, literature, music, theatre, screen, curatorial and the visual arts.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/2015-nsw-young-regional-artists-fellowships/

November 2017

December 2017

Arts and Cultural Projects Round (2)

DEADLINE: 11 December 2017

FUNDING BODY: Create NSW

MAX: Up to $60,000 for projects delivered within 12 months OR

Up to $75,000 for projects delivered over more than 12 months.

Arts & Cultural Projects funding supports professional arts & cultural projects at any stage of the creative process.

CONTACT: http://www.create.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/types-of-funding/project-funding-arts-and-cultural-projects/

Featured Grants

 

Windmill Trust Scholarship

Applications close: 10 June 2017
This scholarship for Regional NSW artists provides assistance towards the cost of exhibiting work, professional development and independent artistic research.
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NSW Arts and Cultural Development Program

Applications close:
Regional Arts Touring 13 June 2017
Arts & Cultural Projects 13 June 2017
Regional Capital 3 July 2017
Regional Partnerships 28 August 2017
The Arts & Cultural Development Program supports a resilient and vibrant arts and cultural sector, and is the NSW Government’s major grants program for arts and culture.
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NSW Access for Regional Writers

Applications close: 18 June 2017
$300 travel grants are designed to assist writers in regional NSW attend a professional development event, which have included attending professional development activities at Write Around the Murray Festival.
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Service Organisations Program Funding

Applications close: 3 July 2017
Service Organisations Program funding is available to organisations whose primary purpose is providing services to members of the arts and cultural sector in NSW.
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Annual Program Funding

Applications close: 3 July 2017
An annual program consists of multiple arts and cultural activities delivered throughout the calendar year. Funding can contribute to any aspect of the program.
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NSW Artists’ Grant

Applications close: 22 July 2017
Initiated by NAVA and funded by Create NSW, the NSW Artists' Grant  assists professional visual and media arts practitioners to produce, present and promote their work throughout Australia and overseas. Artists from Regional NSW are encouraged to apply.
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Writing NSW Emerging Writing Organisation Grants

Applications close: 30 July 2017
Emerging Writing Organisation Grants are awarded by the NSW Writers’ Centre to support emerging writing organisations, groups and collectives across the state. The aim of the grants is to foster a vibrant, diverse and innovative writing culture in NSW. 
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