Regional Arts NSW

Regional Arts Fund

The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia and meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in, and access to, the arts and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts. The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

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Quick Response Grants

Offer funding of up to $1,500 for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique arts opportunities that present themselves at very short notice. The program is intended to support professional development opportunities for artists and art workers and skills and or arts development for individuals and groups in regional communities through the employment of arts and cultural workers to conduct workshops, seminars and forums.

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Country Arts Support Program

CASP provides small grants to arts and community organisations and local arts councils in regional NSW for short term, locally initiated projects. Some aims of the program are to increase opportunities for regionally based groups to access arts programs; to bring social and economic benefits to the community through training, employment and promotional activities; and greater awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity in rural and regional New South Wales.

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