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This program supports professional arts and cultural projects at any stage of the creative process. 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 in NSW
- Strengthen professional arts and cultural development in the small-to-medium arts and cultural sector
- Contribute to arts and cultural excellence and innovation
- Increase the accessibility of vibrant arts and culture in NSW
- Support the employment and development of professional NSW based artists and arts/cultural workers
- Deliver arts and cultural outcomes in ACDP priority areas.


Individuals must be:

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • a NSW resident
  • a professional artist or arts/cultural worker. 

Groups must be:

  • a partnership, group or unincorporated entity with an ABN (or able to work with a third party to administer the grant on your behalf). 

Organisations must be:

  • a legally constituted not-for-profit incorporated body, non-trading (non-distributing) co-operative/trust, or local government authority 
  • for-profit organisations may be eligible if activities are delivered on a break-even (non-profit) basis
  • based in NSW

In addition to the general requirements for this funding category, you must:

  • involve professional artists and arts/cultural workers based in NSW.

You can apply for:

  • up to $60,000 for projects delivered within 12 months.
  • up to $75,000 for projects delivered within 24 months.

Applications close: 12 September 2018.

More information and application

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