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NSW 2021 COVID-19 Business Grant Support for business, sole traders and not-for-profit organisations impacted by the current Greater Sydney COVID-19 restrictions.
Monthly rounds until November Regional Arts Fund Quick Response Grants. Support immediate need unable to be planned for or supported by other funding.
Grants to keep on your radar
The next Veolia Mulwaree Trust community project funding program will open for applications will open in August 2021. Links to the program guidelines and application forms are available below.
Regional Arts NSW
Creative Koori aims to support and develop NSW Aboriginal arts and culture. Creative Koori Grants includes: Aboriginal Artist Support (Quick Response), Creative Koori Arts and Cultural Projects, Creative Koori Employment and the Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund.
Grants for Individuals works to engage in opportunities to grow their skills and practice, connect with peers, build sustainable careers and take part in innovative collaborations.
Performing at an industry showcase this year such as BIGSOUND or Electronic Music Conference? Been asked to be a support band on a big Australian tour? We’re here to help!
Amplifier is a new bespoke script development program for feature films. The program brings together world-class advisors with New South Wales creative teams for individually tailored script development
Screen NSW and the ABC thave partnered to create the 360 Vision Virtual Reality Development Initiative. The initiative aims to develop the potential of this new frontier of content producing and with it, build a whole new world of entertainment and storytelling.
Generator: Emerging Filmmakers Fund (GEFF) supports new and emerging filmmakers and screen practitioners in NSW by funding the production and post-production of short films.
Australia Council for the Arts
If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, a Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career in the arts.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) in partnership with the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) and the Australia Council for the Arts will deliver a grant partnership, the ARIA-PPCA-Australia Council First Nations Sound Recording Partnership.
National Association for Visual Arts (NAVA)
The NSW Artists’ Grant has been initiated by NAVA to assist professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners residing in NSW to produce, present and promote their work throughout NSW, interstate and overseas.
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.
The Australian Artists’ Grant was initiated by NAVA to assist professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to produce, present and promote their work throughout Australia and overseas.
The NAVA Ignition Prize for Professional Practice is awarded to a graduating student from university art and design schools. One prize is offered to a student who achieved the highest marks in their professional practice unit or who academic staff feel would be most deserving of the benefits offered by the prize – a one year NAVA Premium Membership package.
Museums and Galleries NSW
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 Dobell Exhibition Grant, supported by the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation, offers $40,000 in funding to one regional NSW gallery per annum. The program aims to support high quality exhibitions that speak to a broad audience across NSW.
Volunteer Placements provide volunteers from NSW volunteer managed museums and Aboriginal cutlural centres with the opportunity to spend up to two weeks with staff and resources of larger or more specialised cultural organisations.
Project Development Grants allow community museums and keeping places to carry out strategic and innovative projects with mid to long term outcomes. The grants can also provide an opportunity to work productively with an appropriate museums and/or arts consultant as a skill development opportunity.
Small Grants aim to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums. There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.
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.
How well does your museum or gallery building perform in terms of collection care, environmental sustainability and visitor access?
M&G NSW has funding to provide for professional assessment of small to medium museum and gallery buildings in NSW.
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