Aboriginal Artist Support (Quick Response)

Boomerang Festival, at the Byron Bay Blues Festival 2017. Image: Joseph Mayers

Boomerang Festival, at the Byron Bay Blues Festival 2017. Image: Joseph Mayers

This program supports professional and market development opportunities for NSW Aboriginal artists and arts/cultural workers.

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The information on this page is a guide only. Before you apply, please read the Creative Koori Guidelines (short version) or the full version of the Arts and Cultural Development Program Guidelines for more comprehensive information, including special eligibility requirements, assessment criteria and support material for this funding category.

Closing dates and timeframe

Christmas & New Year shutdown period – assessments for applications submitted between 13 December 2018 – 14 January 2019 will take place in 2019. Notifications will be made by 15 February 2019. Start dates for eligible projects should take this into consideration.

This is an open round.

  • Applications open: 29 June 2018
  • Receiving applications throughout the year until: Monday 1 April 2019.

Activities must take place between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

Activities must be due to start at least four weeks after your application has been submitted.

Who can apply?

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

  • an individual professional artist or arts/cultural worker, partnership or group, or
  • a NSW organisation working with Aboriginal arts and cultural sector

Find out more about Aboriginal Artist Support (Quick Response) in the Creative Koori Guidelines (short version) or the full version of the Arts and Cultural Development Program Guidelines.

What you can apply for

You can apply for up to $5,000.

Apply now

To apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.

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