Funding & support

Arts and Cultural Funding Program Guidelines

Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program provides funding opportunities for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of artforms and disciplines.More



NSW Grants (devolved funding)

Some Arts and Cultural Development Program funds are managed by sector service organisations to support arts and cultural activities at local and regional levels. Organisations offering small grants or devolved […]More



Recovery Grants for NSW Creatives

Applications for Recovery Grants for NSW Creatives are closed. Back to Funding and Support. Accessibility If you are an applicant with disability or who is d/Deaf, and you require this […]More



Writers on the Road EOI

EOIs for the Holiday Break Writers on the Road have closed.  <Back to Holiday Break Program Accessibility If you are an applicant with disability or who is d/Deaf, and you […]More



Performing Arts Camp EOI

EOIs for the Holiday Break Performing Arts Camp have closed.  <Back to Holiday Break Program Accessibility If you are an applicant with disability or who is d/Deaf, and you require […]More



Create NSW and Office for Regional Youth Holiday Break Program

Create NSW and the Office for Regional Youth are partnering to respond to the gaps and opportunities for children and young people participating in arts, screen and culture in regional […]More



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Event Saver

Expressions of Interest are open for the NSW Event Saver program. Overview The purpose of Event Saver is to provide financial support to organisers of Major Events scheduled to be […]More



Business Skills Development Program

Create NSW will be offering selected ACFP applicants the opportunity to undertake a Business Skills Development Program with Creative Plus Business. In each of the funding Rounds, during the assessment of applications, […]More



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NSW Festival Relaunch Package

Applications for the NSW Festival Relaunch Package have closed. Overview The aim of this package is to assist established festivals to relaunch after almost two years of major disruption brought […]More



Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub, Acquist: City of Newcastle New Annual Launch. Image: Bryce Walker

NSW Performing Arts Relaunch Package

Applications for the NSW Performing Arts Relaunch Package are closed. Overview The aim of this package is to relaunch the performing arts sector in line with the NSW Government roadmap […]More



2018 Createability intern Joel Pragnell on the set of ABC’s Play School. Image: courtesy Joel Pragnell

Createability Internship Program 2021/22

Applications for the Createability Internship Program 2021/22 have now closed. <Back to Funding and Support The information on this page is a guide only. Please read the full Guidelines before […]More



Standing ovation for Ben Wood as KENNY in the 2021 Ensemble Theatre world premiere. Image: Karen Watson

NSW Performing Arts COVID Support Package

Applications are open for the NSW Performing Arts COVID Support Package. Overview The aim of this package is to provide urgent financial support to performing arts venues, producers and promoters […]More



Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery. Image: ©Lake Macquarie City Council

Creative Capital

The Creative Capital fund has been introduced to meet the demands for facilities to support the creative economy and improve access to and participation in quality cultural experiences across NSW. Cultural equity is at the heart of the new Creative Capital Program and will ensure that more people have access to and can participate in the arts.More



Local Government Authorities Arts & Cultural Projects Funding

Applications for the 2022/23 Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts & Cultural Projects Funding have closed. <Back to Arts and Cultural Funding Program Accessibility If you are an applicant with disability […]More



Privacy policy and access to information

Arts NSW is required to comply with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.More