Create NSW guidelines released

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You can now download the full Arts and Cultural Funding Program guidelines for 2019/20. Round one of two opens 5 August and closes 2 September 2019.

Image: Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand, Rika Hamaguchi and Tyrel Dulvarie. Photo by Daniel Boud.

Further to the at-a-glance information launched recently, Create NSW have now released full guidelines for Project, Creative Koori Projects and Annual Organisation funding – and recommend that you review these carefully before starting your application.

There is also a rolling Frequently Asked Questions page.

There’s also more information for any of the sector considering applying for Create NSW’s new Artform Assessment Boards – which is open for expressions of interest until Friday 19 July 2019.

Ahead of the first round opening on Monday 5 August 2019, here’s a few things you can do to prepare in the meantime:

  • read the guidelines in full and FAQs page
  • start compiling the details for your application
  • contact Create NSW if you have any specific questions
  • look out for new supporting material which we will be making available soon to help with your applications
  • subscribe to the Create NSW eNewsletter for news on Create NSW staff visiting your area.

Funding areas


This fund supports excellence, innovation and creativity within the NSW arts and cultural sector.

Go to the guidelines


This fund aims to build support for a strong, resilient and exciting Aboriginal arts and cultural sector for NSW.

Go to the guidelines


This fund is provided on an annual basis to support Arts and Cultural Organisations (including service organisations) to deliver multiple arts and cultural activities throughout a single calendar or financial year.

Go to the guidelines

Image: Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand, Rika Hamaguchi and Tyrel Dulvarie. Photo by Daniel Boud.

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