Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants

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The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund (RAF) supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia. 

RAF meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in, and access to, the arts and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts. The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

Applications Open: 9:00AM AEST, Tuesday 19 June 2018

Applications Close: 5:00PM AEST, Friday 10 August 2018

The objectives of the Fund are to support and promote participation in, and access to, Australia’s arts and culture in regional and remote Australia by:

  • Encouraging and supporting sustainable economic, social and cultural development in regional communities.
  • Developing partnerships and networks which leverage financial and/or in-kind support for specific projects and encourage ongoing collaboration.
  • Developing audiences and broadening community engagement with the arts.
  • Increasing employment and professional development opportunities for, and raise the profile of, regional and remote artists.

For more information and guidelines:

Image: Outback Theatre for Young People ‘The Echoes in Our Walls’, 2016.
Photo by Victoria Anderson.

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