Regional Arts Australia | Regional Fellowships
Open to artists practicing, working and living in regional, rural and remote Australia. It is designed as an applicant-led approach, addressing the needs of the individual in that time and place; offering a guaranteed income to develop their work, skills and networks or research. Applications close Mon 24 February.
APRA AMCOS | 2020 Art Music Fund
A total pool of A$100,000 per annum is on offer to provide funding for composers to create commissioned work that is complemented by an exploitation program. Applications close Mon 24 February.
Wheeler Centre | Playwright Hot Desk Fellowship
Open to an emerging female or non-binary playwright, which is supported by the Just Pretending theatre group. The fellowship, includes a $1000 stipend and workspace in the Wheeler Centre over a ten-week period, plus space to write and create. Applications close Mon 24 February.
Performance Space | Queer Development Program
Applications are now open for LGBTQIA+ artists to develop creative skills, performance ideas and industry connections in a workshop environment at PACT. Apply for either the Stephen Cummins Residency, including space and financial support awarded to one artist, or the Queer Workshop Intensive. Applications for both close Wed 26 February.
Department of Local Government, Sports & Cultural Industries | Playing WA
Supports the costs of touring WA-produced performing arts shows to regional and remote towns and communities in Western Australia. Applications close Thurs 27 February & Thurs 10 September.
Home of the Arts | Creative Development Program
Offering funding, support and resources to help local artists develop their ideas, this program provides platforms for creative development, presentation and collaboration. Applications close Thurs 27 February.
artsACT | Arts Activities funding
Available to ACT-based artists at all stages of their careers and to organisations providing the Canberra community with opportunities to engage in the arts. Applications close Fri 28 February.
Flying Arts Alliance Inc | Community Project Grants
Supports applications which benefit regional Queensland communities, increase access and participation, and/or provide direct benefits to artists/arts workers with up to $30,000. Applications close Fri 28 February.
Department of Communications & Arts | Prime Minister’s Literary Awards
Celebrates great Australian literature. The winner of each category—children’s literature, young adult literature, fiction, poetry, non-fiction, Australian history—is awarded $80,000 tax free. Shortlisted entries are each awarded $5,000 tax free. Applications close Fri 28 February.