Grant Details


Arts Grant

Grant Amount

Upon application

Applicant Type



All Arts



North Sydney Council

North Sydney Council 2024 Creative Grants

North Sydney Council’s 2024 Creative Grants Program supports creative projects and initiatives that can be presented in the North Sydney local government area and preferably presented during spring 2024 as part of a northern Sydney region spotlight on arts and culture. The objectives are to:

  • increase access and community participation in arts, culture, and creativity by enlivening our puplic spaces and places
  • provide opportunities for local artists to present larger-scale projects
  • tell diverse stories authentic to the North Sydney community
  • foster skills development of local artists, creative workers, or creative not-for-profit organisations across all art disciplines

Key dates                                                                                                          

  • Applications close 11.59pm AEST Monday 22 April 2024
  • Notification to applicants mid May 2024
  • Distribution of funding early June 2024
  • Projects delivered from July to December 2024

Grant amounts

Applicants can apply for grants of up to $4,000, with a total of $10,000 being awarded. 

Before applying, prospective applicants should read:

Project eligibility guidelines
Applicant eligibility guidelines
Assessment criteria

Eligible projects

Funding is available for projects that:

  • can be presented in the North Sydney local government area during spring 2024 as part of a northern Sydney region spotlight on arts and culture. Projects cannot be presented or planned to be presented elsewhere in the Sydney metropolitan region before September 2024.
  • are open to the public to attend, view and/or participate

Types of activities funded include:

  • research, rehearsal, production and/or presentation of new work across all art forms
  • arts and cultural exhibitions, performances, events, programs, and collaborations that benefit the North Sydney community
  • projects or aspects of projects not already funded or presented

Presentation venues

Applicants are required to specify a presentation venue for the proposed projects. Projects may be proposed for privately run spaces, or applicants may nominate Council’s venues or public domain/open spaces.

  1. If the project is proposed for presentation in a privately run space, you will need to provide evidence of support from the relevant venue with your application. Applicants are required to include venue costs (if any) in their budget.
  2. If the project is proposed for a North Sydney Council venue, or open space, applicants may nominate one or more suitable venue.

How to apply

Before applying review the grant program objectiveseligibility and assessment criteria.

Applications must be submitted using the online form

For further information, please contact North Sydney Council’s Arts & Culture team.


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