Our Arts Projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Organisations that undertake arts programs, projects or that provide services to artists are welcome to apply. Grants are available from $10,000 to $100,000. Supported activities must last no longer than 2 years from the proposed start date.
Please read through the following grant guidelines. If you need help with your application, contact a Grants Officer now.
Only organisations may apply to this category. Organisations that provide a service to the arts are welcome to apply. International organisations can apply for projects that benefit practicing Australian artists or their work.
Applications for funding to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander panel must come from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations
The Australia Council offers three grant rounds each year for this category.
In 2020, the grant rounds will close on:
- Tuesday 4 February for projects starting after 1 May 2020 (11:59pm AEDT).
- Tuesday 2 June for projects starting after 1 September 2020 (11:59pm AEST).
- Tuesday 6 October for projects starting after 1 January 2021 (11.59pm AEDT).
Technical and administrative support will not be available after 5pm on the closing date.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately 12 weeks after the closing date.