Arts & Creative

Small Projects Grants (Quick Response)

Funder:  Create NSW

Grant Background:  Small Project Grants (Quick Response) funding aims to:

  • Enable artists and arts/cultural workers (including museum workers) to participate in outstanding and relevant time-sensitive opportunities
  • Contribute to the creation, development and/or presentation of new work
  • Improve the capacity of professionals working in NSW to become arts and cultural leaders.

$ Available:  Up to $5,000.00.

Eligibility:  Funding is available to support NSW-based professional artists and arts/cultural workers (including museum workers) to build their capability, portfolio of work, audience and/or market.

To be eligible for a Small Project Grant you need to meet the following three criteria:

  1. Applicant type

Individual or group applicant/s must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident and
  • Be a professional artist or an 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 their income) and
    • a degree of training, experience or manner of working that allows their work to be assessed against the highest practiced standards in their relevant artform or discipline and
  • Have been residing in NSW over the last 12 months.

If applying as an Individual:

  • You can apply with no ABN but if successful will be required to either
    • Obtain an Individual/Sole Trader ABN OR
    • Engage a Funds Administrator

If applying as a Group, you can provide:

  • a members’ Individual/Sole Trader ABN OR
  • a Partnership ABN OR
  • an Unincorporated Entity ABN

All other ABN’s are ineligible, including Company/Incorporated Association ABN’s.

  1. Project focus: Your project must be a clearly defined arts and cultural project.
  2. Timing: Your project must be urgent or time-sensitive, with funds being needed within 3 months of applying.

 Key Dates: Open on an ongoing basis.

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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