Creative Capital

The Music Lounge, Wollongong Town Hall. Photo by NEG Photography

This funding category is now closed.

Funds are available for the improvement of arts and cultural infrastructure and the purchase of equipment used for arts and cultural purposes in Blue Mountains, Newcastle, Sydney, Western Sydney and Wollongong.

The information on this page is a guide only. Before you apply, please read the Creative Capital guidelines in the Arts and Cultural Development Program guidelines (ACDP guidelines) for more comprehensive information, including special eligibility requirements and assessment criteria for this funding category.

Applications open: Friday 29 September 2017
Applications close: Friday 10 November 2017 (Midnight, AEST – Sydney time)

Who can apply?

  • Organisations based in the Newcastle LGA, Wollongong LGA, Western Sydney and Metropolitan Sydney (For a definition of the Western Sydney area, please see the Arts & Cultural Development Program guidelines; please note this includes the Blue Mountains).

Funding range:

  • Create NSW will provide matched funding of up to $60,000.
  • Applications must clearly demonstrate that capital items purchased will be used primarily for arts and cultural purposes, and/or to improve the usability of arts and cultural facilities.

Read more about this funding category in the ACDP guidelines.

Please note: to apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form on the Create NSW online application system.

Contact Us

Lachlan Herd, Sector Investment via phone (02) 8289 6437 and email:

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