Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

The latest funding opportunities

Dec 2020: All kinds of funding for artists and communities.

Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund (BCRRF)
Applications for stream 2 extended till 11 December 2020 Details

Australian Heritage Funding Grants Program
Applications close 7 January 2021 Details Details

Australian Government:
The RISE Fund 
Arts Sustainability Fund Details
Both close 31 May 2021 

Unearthing Innovative Gems in Regional Australia
Offering grants totalling up to $95,000 across seven categories, the program aims to help regional tech businesses transform their creative ideas into game-changing achievements. A $10,000 grant will be available in each category, plus a $25,000 major grant to the most outstanding application across all categories. Categories include: Agriculture, arts, education, health, indigenous business, tourism and women in business. More info 

Building Better Regions Fund  
The $841.6 million Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.

Stronger Communities Program (SCP)
The Stronger Communities Programme (SCP) provides grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 to community organisations and local governments for small capital projects that deliver social benefits for local communities.

Infrastructure Grants 
The NSW Government offers infrastructure grants to communities across NSW to support the building, renovation and fit-out of infrastructure.

Create NSW Small Project Grants (Quick Response)
For creation, development and presentation of new work and professional development or promotion for professional artists and arts and cultural workers. $500 to $5,000. Read more

Regional Arts Fund: Quick Response Grants
Small grants that are intended to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities
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