The next closing date is Tuesday 2 March 2021 for projects starting after 1 June 2021. The round closes at 3pm AEDT on the closing date.
The new 3pm AEDT closing time falls within business hours. This allows Artists Services staff to troubleshoot any issues and generally support applicants as the deadline approaches. This was not possible with our previous, midnight, closing time.
Application forms will be available at least six weeks before the closing date.
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.
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 this 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.