Grant Details

Classification

Major Project

Grant Amount

Upon application

Applicant Type

Organisation

Artform

Performing Arts

Location

Australia

Arts Projects – Organisations - $20,000 - $100,000

Key dates

The next round closing dates are:

  • Tuesday 7 September 2021 at 3pm AEST, for projects beginning after 1 December 2021
  • Tuesday 1 March 2022 at 3pm AEDT, for projects beginning after 1 June 2022.

The 3pm closing time falls within business hours. This allows Artists Services staff to troubleshoot any issues and support applicants as the deadline approaches. 

Please note: To apply you must be registered in our application management system a minimum of two business days prior to the closing date.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately 12 weeks after the closing date.

Watch the recording of an information session held on 10 February 2021.

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About the program

This program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Organisations that undertake arts programs, projects or that provide services to artists are welcome to apply.

Organisations can propose a single project, a suite of projects or annual programs of activity.

Grants are available from $20,000 to $100,000. Supported activities must last no longer than two years from the proposed start date.

Please note: Your project must take into account the latest advice regarding COVID-19.

Please read through the following grant guidelines.

If you need advice about applying, contact an Artists Services Officer now.

Who can apply

You can only submit one application to each closing date for Arts Projects – Organisations.

Only organisations may apply to this category.

Organisations that provide a service to the arts are welcome to apply. International organisations can apply for projects that benefit practicing Australian artists, their work or Australian audiences.

Applications for funding to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander panel must come from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations.

What can be applied for

We fund a range of activities, for example:

  • professional skills development, including mentoring and residencies
  • the creation of new work
  • practice based research
  • creative development
  • experimentation
  • collaborations
  • touring
  • festivals
  • productions
  • exhibitions
  • performances
  • publishing
  • recording
  • activities to develop the arts sector
  • promotion and marketing
  • market development activity
  • activities that creatively engage communities.

For more information and to apply visit australiacouncil.gov.au

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