$9.37 million for NSW arts and cultural programs

Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre, Zac Mifsud in O, How I Dreamt of Things Impossible. Image: Kate Holmes

The NSW Government is investing $9.37 million in the state’s arts and cultural sector through Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2021/22 Arts and Cultural Funding Program.

198 recipients will share in $9,371,594 million in funding that will deliver record arts and cultural activity across NSW, contributing to the state’s broader economic recovery.

NSW audiences, artists and creatives are set to benefit from the funding announced today, including 44 per cent going to projects in regional NSW and Western Sydney.

The investment in 198 programs will create jobs for 17,000 arts and culture workers, boosting the state’s economic rebound, and will encourage audiences back to our arts and cultural spaces. It is anticipated that over 10 million audience goers will be entertained by the programming this funding will make possible.

A full list of Round 1 recipients is available here.

Image: Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre, Zac Mifsud in O, How I Dreamt of Things Impossible. Image: Kate Holmes
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Published: 19 November 2021