Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

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Update20 d February 2023. A list of arts and related funding opportunities.

Contact us at Arts OutWest with advice on putting together an application or for a letter of support.

Follow the links (in orange) below for information. We also advise talking to a funding officer at the program you are applying to as part of your application process.

Flood Recovery Support
The NSW Government is providing a number of grants and payments for businesses, not for profits, and groups affected by flooding. Click here to view available payments.

Second call for projects of the UNESCO-Aschberg Programme
Closes 28 February 2023. 
Supports initiatives aimed at protecting and promoting the status of the artist and culture professionals.  More

James N. Kirby Foundation – Small Grants
Closes 28 February 2023. 
Supports organisations and programs whose work benefits: health, education and technology, environment and social welfare and the arts.NSW Arts and Cultural Funding Program.

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal – Strengthening Rural Communities – Small & Vital
Closes 1 March 2023

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal – Rebuilding Regional Communities
Closes 1 March 2023

Aboriginal Benefits Foundation Grants
Closes 3 March 2023. Current focus on supporting art, literacy, education, health and cultural projects with a connection to Aboriginal art and/or artists.

Service NSW Return to Work Program.
Closes 5 March 2023. Provides financial support to eligible women to purchase approved goods and services in order to return to work.

Australia Council for the Arts -Arts Projects – Organisations
Closes 7 March 2023

Australia Council for the Arts -Playing Australia Project Investment
Closes 7 March 2023 and 
10 October 2023. Supports performing arts tours to reach regional and remote communities across Australia.

Australia Council for the Arts -The Contemporary Touring Initiative (CTI)
Closes 7 March 2023. As part of the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, supports significant exhibitions of work by living contemporary visual artists and craft practitioners.

Australia Council for the Arts – Contemporary Music Touring Program
Closes 7 March 2023. Supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original Australian contemporary music.

Vital Impacts Environmental Photography Grant
Closes 15 March 2023. Supports and encourages visual storytellers to create a long-term documentary photography project with local communities who are working to protect the environment and wildlife.

Regional Arts Touring (round 2)
Close at 5pm (AEST) on Monday 6 March 2023.  From CreateNSW. Funding is available for tours of all artforms, providing better access to arts and cultural experiences for regional audiences.