Funds and Grants
NT Arts Projects funding
The Northern Territory government is offering grants of up to $15,000 for emerging artists; and up to $20,000 for individuals, groups and organisations for professional development, presentation and promotion of NT arts practices, projects and artists.
Applications close 26 October.
Creative Partnerships Australia MATCH Lab
Creative Partnerships Australia are accepting applications for their annual MATCH Lab. Successful applicants will be given a place at a two-day ‘Raising Money for Your Art’ clinic where they will build fundraising skills. MATCH Lab will also provide ongoing support for artists’ fundraising campaigns and provide dollar-for-dollar matched funding (of up to $5,000).
Applications close 29 October.
Creative Recovery Small Grants Program
Regional Arts Victoria and Creative Victoria are offering grants of up to $5,000 for creative activities and projects that foster connection, engagement and resilience in communities impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires. The grants are open to residents of Alpine, East Gippsland, Indigo, Mansfield, Towong, and Wangaratta.
Applications close 31 October.
Ian Potter Foundation Arts Sector Funding for Organisations
The Ian Potter Foundation is currently open for grant application under its Vibrant stream for arts organisations. The grants support organisations to host artists in professional development and/or leadership opportunities of at least 12 months, including fellowships, apprenticeships, mentorships and internships. This is not really the sort of opportunity suited to independent artists but would be well aligned with an emerging company or an established collective. Recommended minimum ask is $100,000.
Applications close 6 November.
NSW Small Project Grants (Quick Response)
Create NSW are offering Small Project Grantsto support the creation, development and presentation of new work and professional development or promotion for NSW-based professional artists and arts and cultural workers. Artists can apply for between $500 and $5000 towards their project.
Applications for Small Project Grants are open on an ongoing basis.
Revised Criteria: Crisis Cash Requests for Support
In response to JobKeeper reductions, Theatre Network Australia have updated their EOI criteria for their Crisis Cash grant program. Independent artists, producers and production crew in the performing arts who have lost income, and are not receiving JobKeeper at the full-time rate, and belong to a one of the high-risk groups listed on their website, may apply for a one-off emergency payment of $1,000.
Applications for Crisis Cash payments are open on an ongoing basis.
View the expanded criteria and EOI process