More grants and funding resources and lots of other opportunities for those in the arts can be found in the latest ‘Opportunities in the arts’ at: www.artsoutwest.org.au/resources/arts_opportunities.php
Funding AUSTRALIA COUNCIL FOR
THE ARTS www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants
1800 226 912
Inter-Arts | Artlab
REGIONAL ARTS NSW Country Arts Support Program (CASP) This is the annual small grants program devolved to RANSW by the NSW Government through Arts NSW. CASP provides small grants up to $3,000 (but usually about $1500) to arts and community organisations in regional NSW for short term, locally initiated projects. You can apply for things like artists fees and expenses for workshops, arts activities as part of a community festival or event, artists-in residence programs, public art and design projects, professional performances, arts and cultural directories, community seminars and forums, arts camps and curators for exhibitions.
Only groups who are based in regional NSW can apply to this fund. The types of groups include non-profit arts and community organisations, local government bodies and P&C associations. Applications must be for an arts or cultural project that benefits your community.
It is a criteria of application that all applicants MUST discuss their project with their Regional Art Board (in this region, Arts OutWest) prior to submitting an application. Details at: www.regionalartsnsw.com
For 2012 you can choose to submit your application by email using the online application form.
See examples of past funded projects in this area at: www.artsoutwest.org.au/
Applications for the 2012 CASP round will open in early November. Applications close on 10 February 2012 for projects taking place after 9 April 2012.
Amount: $75,000. Open to: individuals. Supports substantial, long term research and development projects involving experimentation and collaboration between artists from multiple disciplines to explore new artistic practices. Closes December 7, 2011
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Arts | Creative Australia - 21st Century Stories $80,000. Three-year funding initiative supporting 10 projects to tell new stories with potential public outcomes. Artistic works must express reactions and outcomes to the way society has transformed in the first decade of the 21st century.
Closes December 9, 2011
Details of more Australia Council for the Arts grants online at: www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants
COPYRIGHT AGENCY LTD Creative Industries Career Fund $5,000. Open to: individuals. Training, travel and other activities that will develop skills and enhance careers of those involved in the creative industries. www.copyright.com.au/about_cal/
Closes January 20, 2012
IAN POTTER FOUNDATION Ian Potter Cultural Trust Professional development (usually overseas) for early career artists practising in a wide range of disciplines within the arts, including the performing and visual arts, crafts, music, the media, literature, design, community arts and other areas. Up to $7000. www.ianpotterculturaltrust.org.au
Closes January 30, 2012
More grants and funding resources can be found in the Regional Arts NSW e-bulletin at: www.regionalartsnsw.com.au/ebulletin/e-bulletin.html
and on the Regional Arts NSW website at: www.regionalartsnsw.com.au/grants/calendar/calendar.html
14 | December 2011 - January 2012 | Artspeak www.artsoutwest.org.au
Also closing January/ February (see www.regionalartsnsw.com.au/
ml for full list and links) • Next Wave Festival: Kickstart •
Copyright Agency Limited: Cultural Fund
Department Of Broadband, Communications & Digital Economy: Indigenous Broadcasting Program
Department Of The Prime Minister And Cabinet, Office For The Arts: Indigenous Culture Support; Indigenous Visual Arts Support Festivals Australia
Australia Council for The Arts: Creative Australia - Fellowships for Established Artists; and Fellowships For Young And Emerging Artists.
SOCIETY FOUNDATION 2013 Community Futures Grant For young people who live in rural NSW, one $25,000 grant to deliver a new and innovative community project. Applications are now open for the fourth annual RAS Foundation 2012 Community Futures Grant, formally known as the $25,000 Question. Submissions will be judged on several criteria including innovation, impact on the community and plans for implementation. Applicants must identify an existing community organisation or group they would partner with to deliver their project. Eligible entrants must be 35 or under on 1 May 2012 and projects must be located in rural or regional NSW. Application forms at:
CommunityFutures2012 Applications close 15 January, 2012.
Dept Of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population And Communities: Indigenous Heritage Program
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