This program supports professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and arts/cultural workers in skills or market development.
The information on this page is a guide only. Before you apply, please read the Grants for Individuals 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
Round 1 for projects after 15 October 2018. Applications for round 1 are now closed.
Round 2 for projects after 1 April 2019
- Applications open: 10 December 2018
- Applications close: Monday 21 January 2019
Projects must be due to start six weeks after your application has been submitted.
Who can apply?
In addition to the general requirements for this funding category, your opportunity must:
- contribute significantly to the development of your professional skills.
Please note: priority will be given to applicants who have not received Artist Support funding in the last 12 months.
What you can apply for
- You can apply for up to $5,000 for professional, skills or market development activities.
To apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.