Project Development Grants

Project Development Grants empower community museums and Aboriginal cultural spaces to carry out strategic and innovative projects with mid to long term outcomes. The grants can also provide an opportunity to work productively with an appropriate consultant as a skill development opportunity.

Previous Project Development Grants have funded strategic and marketing plans, significance assessments, exhibition development, touring exhibitions and public programs.

Project Development Grants are open to museums and Aboriginal cultural spaces (with object collections and displays) with up to two full time paid staff members (no more than 70 hours of paid staffing per week) as well as museum networks such as AMaGA Chapters.

Amount: $2,500 – $7,500

Opening Date: 15th July 2024

Closing Date: 8th September 2024

Begin your application by contacting the Museum Coordinator

Please read the 2024 guidelines before applying for this grant.

Descriptions of previously awarded Project Development Grants are available below for download.









The Volunteer Museum Grant Program is a Create NSW devolved funding program, administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW (M&G NSW) on behalf of the NSW Government.