Arts & Creative

Individual Arts Project Funding

Funder:  Create NSW

Grant Background: Individual Arts Project funding supports innovation, vibrancy and creativity within the NSW arts and cultural sector. It aims to deliver a dynamic and diverse range of arts and cultural experiences to communities across NSW, contribute to the development of a vibrant and accessible arts and cultural sector, and support the employment and development of professional NSW-based artists and arts/cultural workers.

Funding is available for a wide range of arts and cultural activity, including:

  • the creative development and/or public presentation of work(s), for example, literary works, music, dance or theatre pieces
  • commissioning professional artists – for example, a writer, composer, choreographer or visual artist – to develop a work for an event
  • partnerships (including those with the non-arts sector) to develop arts and culture in a specific region, Priority Area or artform/discipline
  • community collaborations involving professional artists, to develop skills, public performances, exhibitions or participatory events
  • research and/or development of creative/cultural projects that develop new skills and/or engage with new ways of working including new approaches to museum practice, including curated shows and engagement strategies
  • arts and cultural activities aimed at engaging young people, particularly students attending geographically and/or socio-economically disadvantaged schools
  • extending an artist’s practice, audiences or markets, including skills exchanges for workers developing and deepening audience engagement with arts and culture.

$ Available: Up to $60,000.00.

Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or
  • an Australian permanent resident or
  • a group located in Australia with Australian citizenship and/or permanent resident members and
  • a current resident of NSW
  • a professional artist or arts/cultural worker (including museum workers) with:
    • a commitment to arts and cultural work as a major aspect of their working life (even if this work is not the main source of your/their income) and
    • a degree of training, experience or manner of working that allows your/their work to be assessed against the highest practiced standards in the relevant artform or discipline.

Key Dates: Closes 31 January 2022.

For More Information or to Apply: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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