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Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

Funding round up.

Funding workshop with Arts OutWest. Photo Georgi Redfern

As at 4 August 2023. There’s lots of funding deadlines looming.

From our August Artspeak enews. Subscribe here

Arts OutWest is your service organisation. Around funding we can support you with:

  • advice and information about arts funding (phone, email, in person)
  • advise on project planning and budgeting for applications
  • assist you to understand funding application requirements
  • letters of support
  • auspice (financially manage for a fee) funding for suitable groups and artists.

Regional Arts Fund
Closes Monday, 14 August 2023.  Funds high-quality arts projects benefitting regional or remote artists, arts workers, audiences and communities. The focus of the project could include any area of creative practice, multiple art forms or cross-disciplinary practice. More

Create NSW Arts and Cultural Funding Program (round one)
Closing from 21 August 2023. Projects, organisations and Koori programs.  More

Rebuilding Regional Communities Closes 31 August
Strengthening Rural Communities: Prepare and Recover Closes 31 August
Strengthening Rural Communities: Small and Vital Closes 31 August

Australian Government
Growing Regions Program Closes 31 August

Museums & Galleries NSW
Skills Development Grants Closes 31 October
Project Development Grants Closes 10 September
Leg Up Grants Closes 29 October
Small Grants Closes 10 September

Australia Council for the Arts
Plus1 (matched fundraising for organisations) Closes 8 August
Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups Closes 5 September
Arts Projects for Organisations Closes 5 September
Contemporary Music Touring Program Closes 5 September

Ian Potter Cultural Trust Emerging Artist Grants
Closes 3 September 2023. Grants of up to $15,000 will support emerging artists working in all art forms and disciplines to undertake professional development and networking opportunities, usually overseas. More

Live and Local
APRA AMCOS and the Live Music Office are currently seeking Expressions of Interest from local councils to participate in Live and Local – a Live Music Development program for local communities. More

More grants:
National Farm Art Sculpture Award
Youth Opportunities Program Closes 7 August
Create NSW Quick Response Small Projects ongoing
Optus Inspiration Grants Closes 20 August
2024 NSW Seniors Festival Grants Closes 28 August
Evolution Mining Cowal Partnering Program Closes 25 August
NSW Health and Infrastructure Arts & Health Award Closes 28 August
NGO Flood Recovery Program Closes September
Vincent Fairfax Fellowship: Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership Closes 8 September
RAS Foundation Rural Scholarships Closes 17 September
BMD Community Assistance Program Closes 2 October
Northparkes Community Investments Program Closes 31 October
Inland Rail Community Sponsorship Closes 31 October
Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant Closes 31 December
Regional Investment Activation Fund Stream 2 Closes 31 December