The Buzz youth music program is part of the Australian Goverment’s Young And Emerging Initiative. It offers flexible support for young (26 years old and under) musicians, sound artists and music related arts workers through grants with the fixed amout of $2,500. It provides funding for performing, recording, professional development and creating new work. More info, contact Skye O’Meara Youth Music Officer Toll-free 1800 226 912, Tel 02 9215 9127 or Email email@example.com. Applications close 1 March 06
International Pathways aims to assist with strategic international artistic and market development activities for Australian music and musicians. It supports activities where there is little likelihood of short or medium-term commercial success, but where the benefits of arts development and market development can be clearly demonstrated. More info contact Andy Rantzen at Ozco on Tel: 02 9215 9115, Toll free: 1800 226 912. Applications close 15th March 06
Ozco’s website for both of these grants is: www.ozco.gov.au.