Creative Koori Projects
Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2020/21
Applications for Creative Koori Projects funding are now closed.
If you are an applicant with disability, and you require this information in a format which is accessible to you, or if you require this information in another language, you can contact us on (02) 8289 6520 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
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Creative Koori Project funding aims to build support for a strong, resilient and exciting Aboriginal arts and cultural sector for NSW. This will be done through embracing the principles of Aboriginal self-determination and putting Aboriginal artists, organisations and communities at the centre of funded cultural and creative activity.
This funding is only available to Aboriginal artists, arts and cultural workers, groups and organisations.
Your intended projects may cover the following elements:
- NSW Aboriginal cultural development
- contemporary practice
- sharing NSW Aboriginal culture the Aboriginal way
- promoting NSW Aboriginal culture
- strengthening the NSW Aboriginal arts and cultural sector.
When can I apply for funding?
There are two opportunities to apply for funding during the 2020/21 financial year:
Opened Thursday 27 August 2020 and closed Wednesday 23 September 2020.
Opened Monday 1 February 2021 and closed Monday 1 March 2021.
How much can I apply for?
The maximum amount of funding that you can apply for is $60,000.
Organisations seeking to request more than this needs to consult Create NSW before 15 February 2021 for Round 2.
Applications are now closed. To apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system SmartyGrants:
- Individuals and Groups
What support is available to me?
We have a range of resources to assist you with your funding application. After reviewing these, you may contact a staff member if you need advice regarding these guidelines between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.