Other grants & opportunities


Artist opportunities
Take advantage of these great awards, prizes and fellowships.

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Visions of Australia
Visions of Australia supports the development and touring of exhibitions of Australian cultural material to regional and remote communities in Australia.

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Create NSW
Create NSW has annual program funding for organisations as well as project funding for one off or time-limited arts and cultural projects.

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Festivals Australia
Funds high-quality arts and cultural heritage projects that invite community participation and audience engagement

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Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program
Supports the delivery of high-quality public diplomacy initiatives which promote our economic, artistic, and cultural assets to an international audience.

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Aurora Internship Program
Introduces students and graduates (including mature aged) to career opportunities in native title, policy development, research and social justice, all with an Indigenous focus.

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Australia-China Council
The Australia-China Council fund projects which strengthen cultural, education and business relations between Australia and China.

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Australia-India Council
For projects which are likely to promote long-term contact and cooperation between Australia and India.

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Council on Australia Latin America Relations
The Council provides funding through a competitive grants program for projects across Latin America and Australia.

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Australia Korea Foundation
For projects which advance Australia's engagement with Korea by supporting cultural, academic and business business exchanges, partnerships and collaborations.

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Council for Australian-Arab Relations
CAAR is looking for projects that enhance Australia's economic, cultural and social relations with the Arab region.

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Tucker Foundation
Tucker Foundation
One of the primary aims and objectives of the Tucker Foundation is the support, promotion, development and advancement of public art galleries and museums.

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ANZ Banking Group
The ANZ Banking Group has the ANZ Staff Foundation which supports a variety of projects from disadvantaged youth to the environment.

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City of Sydney
The City of Sydney has a Matching Grants – Community Partnerships and a Cultural Grants program.

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Department of Social Services - Volunteer Grants
These grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers.

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Harold Mitchell Foundation
The Harold Mitchell Foundation funds programs in health, education and the arts that make a difference in Australia and our region.

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Illawarra Mutual Bank Community Foundation
Illawarra Mutual Bank Community Foundation supports projects that enhance the economic self-sufficiency of communities.

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Macquarie Group Foundation
Macquarie Group Foundation provides support across the community spectrum including health care and research, education, the arts, welfare and the environment

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Liquor & Gaming NSW - Infrastructure Grants
These grants fund communities across NSW to support the building, renovation and fitout of infrastructure.

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Australia Post Community Grants Program
Community Grants from Australia Post that aims to build healthier, more vibrant and more inclusive communities across Australia.

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Celebration Grants
Celebration Grants are for events and festivals that celebrate our cultural diversity

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Community Building Partnership
Funding for infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes, while promoting community participation, inclusion and cohesion.

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The City of Parramatta - Community Grants
The City of Parramatta offers a range of quarterly and annual funding opportunities across the Local Government Area (LGA).

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ClubGRANTS
ClubGRANTS funding is available to community groups, charities and sporting teams across NSW.

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Celebrating Diversity Grants
Celebrating Diversity Grants
Invests in community projects, events and activities that foster community harmony and celebrate cultural diversity as a precious part of our identity and way of life.

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Creative Capital
Funding 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.

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Arts and Cultural Funding Program
Arts and Cultural Development Program
Funds everything from multiyear programs to one-off projects and professional development opportunities, across visual arts, museums, history, literature, performing arts, music and more.

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Copyright Agency - Cultural Fund
The priority for this fund is to support innovation in the Australian creative industries and to develop local and foreign markets for Australian works.

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Creative Partnerships Australia
If you are an eligible artist or a not-for-profit arts organisation, you can register with the Australia Cultural Fund (ACF) to raise donations for your work.

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Royal Australian Historical Society
Create NSW Cultural Grants Program
The Cultural Grants program assists historical research and publication of local, community and regional history projects.

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Australian National Maritime Museum
Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme
A maritime heritage assistance program that provides grants of up to $15,000 for approved projects encompassing collection management, conservation and presentation.

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Copland Foundation Grants
Grants for the study, management, conservation, acquisition, and interpretation of collections.

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Ministry for the Arts
Grants created to support Indigenous culture, languages and visual arts as well as the ANZAC centenary.

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Community Heritage Grants
The National Library of Australia's Community Heritage Grants assist not-for-profit community groups to to document, preserve, digitise and curate their collections.

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NSW Heritage Grants
The Heritage Grants Program is designed to help communities to know, value and care for their heritage.

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Royal Australian Historical Society
This program assists historical research and publication of local, community and regional history projects.

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Heritage Near Me Incentives program
Provides grants directly to owners and managers of local heritage items.

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Transport Heritage Grants Program
Assists with sustainable projects to restore and conserve rail, tram and bus heritage assets, educate the community about NSW transport heritage and for innovative digital research and print interpretation projects.

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Community War Memorials Fund
Funding to help protect and conserve war memorials across NSW.

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Community Heritage and Icons Grants
Funding for a range of interpretation, communication, promotion and volunteer activities that promote community participation and awareness of places listed on Australia’s National Heritage List.

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National Cultural Heritage Account
Funding to help Australian public cultural organisations to buy significant objects that they could not otherwise afford.

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Future Leaders Program
Assists in the development of emerging, high potential arts leaders from across all artforms and backgrounds.

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Alan Sisley Memorial Fellowship
Provides an opportunity for a NSW gallery worker to undertake a period of research or study to develop a project or program beneficial to their organisation.

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Create NSW Fellowships
Fellowships are available in a range of fields including design, dance, history, Indigenous arts, literature, music, theatre and visual arts.

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British Council
The Brittish has several professional development opportunities including one connecting emerging leaders and practitioners in the arts to UK experts and leadership initiative for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

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Centre for Cultural Leadership program
Annual training and networking program for senior arts museum curators in New York.

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Copyright Agency Limited
The Copyright Agency’s Career Fund supports individuals working in the publishing and visual arts sectors to develop skills and enhance their careers.

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Encounters Indigenous Cultural Workers Scholarships
This program is aimed at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from remote and regional communities working in the cultural, creative and heritage sectors.

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Australia Council Leadership Program
The Arts Leaders Program brings together leaders from across the country, artforms and career levels to inspire and enhance arts leadership in Australia.

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Regional Partnerships
Supports significant strategic and long-term partnerships in regional NSW that will stimulate strong and diverse regional arts and cultural activity, and leave a legacy.

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Regional Arts Touring
Supports projects that provide access to arts and culture for audiences living in regional NSW.

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Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal
Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal
Small grants for not-for-profit organisations based in rural communities.

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Regional Arts NSW
Regional Arts NSW funds projects supporting and promoting arts and cultural development for people living and working in regional NSW. There are a variety of grants including long term, short term, quick response and Aboriginal projects.

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Country Arts Support Program (CASP)
Support for community arts and cultural development in regional NSW.

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Building Better Regions Fund - Community Investment Stream
Funding for community building activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, and leadership and capability building activities.

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Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund
Supports arts projects that celebrate and promote Aboriginal cultural identities in regional NSW.

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Solar Communities Program
Provides community organisations in eligible regions with grants from $2,500 to $12,500 to install small-scale renewable energy systems including solar photovoltaic panels, storage batteries and solar hot water systems.

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Regional Cultural Fund
Funding for regional towns and cities to develop new and existing arts and culture projects.

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Australia Council for the Arts
The Australia Council for the Arts has several funding programs to support the arts.

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Gordon Darling Foundation
The Gordon Darling Foundation assists institutions to undertake visual arts projects.

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Australian Artists' Grant
This grant assists professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to produce, present and promote their work throughout Australia and overseas.

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NSW Premier's History awards
The NSW Premier's History awards encourage achievements and research in Australian history.

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NSW Creative Achievement Awards
A NSW Government initiative to help raise the global profile of NSW Creative Industries.

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History Council of New South Wales - Awards and Prizes
Foster excellence in Australian historical writing, showcase and reward best practice, and advance and promote public understanding and appreciation of history.

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Maritime history prizes
Writers, publishers and readers of maritime history are invited to nominate works for maritime history prizes totalling $5,000.

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National Trust Heritage Awards
Recognise and promote excellence in heritage conservation, from education and research to restoration of objects, re-vitalisation, architectural re-invigoration, documentaries, regeneration of the environment and advocacy campaigners.

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PHA NSW & ACT Public History Prize
Open to NSW & ACT students engaged with the field and practice of public history.

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Hazel de Berg Award for Excellence in Oral History
An award to recognise people who have made an outstanding contribution to the cause of oral history in Australia.

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The Blue Star Sustainability Awards
Through the Blue Stars, Keep NSW Beautiful recognises and celebrate the hard work of NSW citizens who promote responsible environmental management in their local area.

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MAAS Research Fellowship Program
The MAAS Visiting Research Fellowship Program provides support for researchers to undertake research related to the Museum’s collection, education, conservation and museum practice.

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Australian Research Council
The Australia Research Council funds research and researchers.

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Churchill Fellowship
The aim of the Trust is to provide an opportunity for Australians to travel overseas to conduct research in their chosen field that is not readily available in Australia.

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James N. Kirby Foundation
The James N. Kirby Foundation provide grants in the areas of health, education, technology, science, art and literature.

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Ian Potter Foundation
A major Australian philanthropic foundation that supports and promotes excellence and innovation.

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Destination NSW
Destination NSW funds projects that will contribute the NSW Government objective of doubling overnight visitor expenditure by 2020.

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