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Arts & Creative

Country Arts Support Programme

Funder:  Orana Arts & Regional Arts NSW

Grant Background: The aim of the Country Arts Support Program is to support community arts and cultural development in regional NSW through small grants that:

  • Assist locally determined community arts and cultural activities.
  • Increase opportunities for regionally-based groups to access a diverse range of arts programs.
  • Enable communities to explore and express their cultural identities.
  • Bring social and economic benefits to the community through training, employment and promotional opportunities.
  • Lead to greater awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity.
  • Increase the sustainability and resilience of regionally based community arts organisations.

CASP is managed by Orana Arts through devolved funding from Create NSW. All applicants must discuss their project with Orana Arts and applications must be submitted via Smartygrants which can be accessed via the Regional Arts NSW website during the application opening period.

$ Available:  Up to $5 000.


  • Applicants must be incorporated/not for profit orgs
  • Local governments may apply
  • Individuals need an organisation to auspice

Key Dates: closes 29 July 2019. These grants are offered once a year.


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application. Good luck, Melanie

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