Round 1 closes 29 August 2022. 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.
Applications are currently open for the following funding rounds.
Small Project Grants (Quick Response) support the creation, development and presentation of new work and professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and arts and cultural workers. This quick response grant offers grants from $500 to $5,000 towards projects.
The SoundLab Residency Program provides an opportunity for up to four NSW-based musicians or groups of artists to make music and sound in a high-end technical space designed for critical listening, and the exploration of technology and sound. Successful artists will receive $3750 in funding support from Create NSW and the use of Arup’s SoundLab for 4 weeks.
Project funding supports innovation, vibrancy and creativity within the NSW arts and cultural sector. Funding is available up to $60,000 towards a range of arts and cultural activities such as new project development and/or presentation, research, professional development, community and audience engagements.
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Individuals and Organisations
Regional Arts Touring funding supports projects that provide access to arts and culture for audiences living in regional NSW. Funding is available for tours of all artforms, including performing arts, music, visual arts, literature, history, museums and multi-arts. Applicants should demonstrate strong audience development and engagement strategies.
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Creative Koori Projects funding aims to build support for a strong, resilient and exciting Aboriginal arts and cultural sector for NSW. Funding is available for $60,000 and above which supports arts and cultural activities for NSW Aboriginal organisations.
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Project funding supports innovation, vibrancy and creativity within the NSW arts and cultural sector. Funding is available up to $60,000 towards a range of arts and cultural activities such as project development and/or presentation, partnerships building, community and audience engagements.
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Annual Program funding is provided on an annual basis to support arts and cultural organisations (including service organisations) to deliver multiple arts and cultural activities to diverse audiences throughout a single calendar or financial year.
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Need to speak to someone about your application?
Feel free to book a quick 15 minute pre-application enquiry session via Picktime – please book here.
What support is available to me?
We have a range of resources including a series of webinars to assist you with your funding application. After reviewing these, you may contact a staff member if you need advice regarding these guidelines between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
Telephone: (02) 8289 6520
Or you may contact staff directly here.
Teniola Komolafe, Callan Colley, Angela Nica Sullen, Gabriela van Wyk and Mariama Whitton in Orange Thrower, Griffin Theatre Company. Image: Brett Boardman.