Funding Calendar - MusicNSW

Funding Calendar

Application Open Date Close Date Organisation Grant Name Grant Amount Website
Ongoing Ongoing PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation Up to $3000 for individuals and $5000 for groups or organisations View Details
Ongoing Ongoing Create NSW Small Project Grants (Quick Response) Small Project Grants (Quick Response) support the creation, development and presentation of new work and professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and arts and cultural workers for amounts from $500 to $5,000. This grant is for projects that are time sensitive and need to be undertaken urgently. Your project must commence three weeks after the date you submit your application. Check website for details. View Details
Ongoing Ongoing Support Act Crisis Relief Grants bills or other personal expenses related to your crisis. If you have already received a Crisis Relief Grant through Support Act, you may be eligible to reapply 12 months following your previous approval. Check website for details View Details
5 December 2022 13 February 2023 Create NSW Individual Project Funding Round 2 Project funding supports innovation, vibrancy and creativity within the NSW arts and cultural sector. Funding is available up to $60,000 towards a range of arts and cultural activities such as new project development and/or presentation, research, professional development, community and audience engagements. View Details
5 December 2022 13 February 2023 Create NSW Creative Koori Projects Round 2 Creative Koori Projects funding is open to Aboriginal artists, arts and cultural workers, groups, and organisations. The maximum amount of funding that you can apply for is $60,000. See website for details. View Details
24 November 2022 16 February 2023 APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund APRA AMCOS, in partnership with the Australian Music Centre (AMC) and now SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music, in recognition of the limited opportunities for art music composers to have new works performed. From a total pool of A$82,500, the Art Music Fund provides funding for eleven composers (nine from Australia, two from New Zealand) to create commissioned work that is complemented by an exploitation program. See website for details. View Details
17 January 2023 28 February 2023 APRA AMCOS 2023 Professional Development Awards The APRA Professional Development Awards exist to provide support to emerging songwriters and composers. Twelve recipients will each receive a game-changing $10,000 cash prize to support their development, along with a prize from Australis Music. View Details
3 February 2023 6 March 2023 Create NSW Regional Arts Touring Round 2 Funding is available for tours of all artforms, including performing arts, music, visual arts, literature, history, museums and multi-arts. Applicants should demonstrate strong audience development and engagement strategies. There is no minimum or maximum amount for this funding. See website for details View Details
23 January 2023 7 March 2023 Australia Council for the Arts Contemporary Music Touring Program: Round 2 The Contemporary Music Touring Program (CMTP) supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original contemporary music. Grants are available from $5,000 to $50,000, depending on the number of tour venues or locations in regional or remote areas. Opening date is estimated as not listed on website. Check website for details. Round 2 is for projects beginning after 1 June 2023. View Details
24 January 2023 7 March 2023 Australia Council for the Arts Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups: Round 2 This program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Grants are available from $10,000 to $50,000. Round 2 is for projects beginning after 1 June 2023. Grant open dates are an estimate as not provided. Check website for details. View Details
7 February 2023 7 March 2023 City of Sydney Business sector support grant These City of Sydney grants support business sector development projects that grow the skills and capacity of local businesses, entrepreneurs and communities, advocate on key issues on behalf of local business, connect businesses to networking opportunities and promote local precincts. Cash funding from $10,000 to $50,000 per year is available, for a one-year program or multi-year funding. See website for other funding availability details. View Details
7 February 2023 7 March 2023 City of Sydney Festivals and events sponsorship – Summer Round These grants support festivals and events that celebrate, develop and engage City of Sydney communities. Two tiers of funding are available. Tier 1: general festivals and events offer grants up to $50k and Tier 2: major festivals and events are for festivals and/or events seeking cash funding of $100k or more. See website for details. View Details
7 February 2023 7 March 2023 City of Sydney Creative grants Cash funding from $10,000 to $50,000 per year is available, for a one-year program or multi-year funding (up to 3 years), supporting projects and initiatives that contribute to Sydney’s cultural life, provide opportunities for creative participation, enliven public spaces, and strengthen the sustainability and capacity of Sydney's cultural and creative industries. View Details
7 February 2023 31 March 2023 Wollongong City Council Small Cultural Grants Wollongong City Council Small Cultural Grants program covers a broad range of activities to build cultural industry and encourage people to get involved. This can include activities like music, performing arts, visual arts and craft, and cultural projects. Open to residents of the Wollongong Local Government Area only. See website for details View Details
13 March 2023 25 April 2023 Ian Potter Cultural Trust Emerging Artist Funding Program – Round 2 For activities after the 29th September 2023 Applicants may seek funding for professional development travel/projects of up to $15k. Project applications will be accepted for activities within Australia however, the Trust will continue to prioritise the funding of international professional development opportunities. See website for details. View Details
19 September 2022 30 June 2023 City of Sydney Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collaboration fund 2022-23 This funding program supports a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled sector to deliver projects that meet the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the local area (City of Sydney). Open all year for applications until the budget is exhausted. Funding up to $50,000. Check website for details. View Details
19 September 2022 30 June 2023 City of Sydney City of Sydney: quick response grants 2022-23 This grant program supports small scale, community-led projects that encourage communities to take action to improve, enhance, represent or celebrate their local neighbourhoods. Cash funding up to $10,000 is available. This program is open all year for applications until the budget is exhausted. View Details
3 July 2023 14 August 2023 Regional Arts NSW RAF Project Grant Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Grants will fund high-quality arts projects benefitting regional or remote artists, arts workers, audiences and communities. The focus of the project could include any area of creative practice, multiple art forms or cross-disciplinary practice. Apply for up to $30,000! See website for details. View Details
25 July 2023 22 August 2023 City of Sydney Festivals and events sponsorship – Winter Round These grants support festivals and events that celebrate, develop and engage City of Sydney communities. Two tiers of funding are available. Tier 1: general festivals and events offer grants up to $50k and Tier 2: major festivals and events are for festivals and/or events seeking cash funding of $100k or more. See website for details. View Details
3 July 2023 5 September 2023 Ian Potter Cultural Trust Emerging Artist Funding Program – Round 3 For activities after the 15th December 2023 Applicants may seek funding for professional development travel/projects of up to $15k. Project applications will be accepted for activities within Australia however, the Trust will continue to prioritise the funding of international professional development opportunities. See website for details. View Details
1 February 2023 30 November 2023 Regional Arts NSW Quick Response Grants These Quick Response Grants support immediate need for funds that arises where the activity is unable to be planned for or supported in other funding rounds, for example taking up professional development, skills development or small project opportunities at short notice. Grants are assessed monthly and individuals can apply for up to $3000, organisations can apply for up to $5000. See website for details. View Details