Creative Partnerships: 2021-22 Plus1 Matched Funding

Closes 5 August. Open to small to medium not-for-profit arts organisations, Plus1 provides the opportunity to attract new donors, build valuable relationships and boost fundraising skills, with up to $25,000-$50,000 in matched funding available, depending on the size of your organisation.


Create NSW Arts and Cultural Funding Program

Round 1 closes Wednesday 18 August 2021. Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program provides funding opportunities for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of artforms and disciplines.


RAF Quick Response Grants

The next RAF 2021-22 Quick Response Grant round will open on July 1st at 9:00am. There are some significant changes to this program, please read the guidelines carefully.

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Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Grants

Closes 23 August.  There are some significant changes to this program so please read the guidelines carefully. They are detailed as the RAF has moved to national guidelines that are the same for all states and territories participating in this program.


Music Keeper and Crew Keeper Grants

In response to the additional funding announced by the Australian Government through the Office for the Arts on 25 March, Support Act has announced a new category of crisis relief funding called “MusicKeeper” and “CrewKeeper”.


Funding opportunities

Updated 28 June. Here’s a good list of upcoming funding options for all kinds of arts and cultural projects, venues, people and activities.


New investment for Playing Australia

NOW CLOSED. Round 1 closes June 1. The Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts has announced an additional $5 million will be provided to the Australia Council for the Playing Australia Regional Recovery Investment 2021.