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South West Arts is supported by the
NSW Government
through Create NSW

Funding and Opportunities - January



Young Regional Artist Scholarship


The NSW State Government is offering 15 scholarships for young, regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities. Scholarships are worth $10,000 and include a professional development networking program.

Applications close 20 February 2017
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Entries open for bush art festival

Entries are now open for The Man From Snowy River Bush Festival Art Exhibition. Categories include photography, painting, works on paper and sculpture. Winners from all four categories will be judged to become the 2017 Man From Snowy River Artist of the Year.

Entries close 10 February 2017
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Building Better Regions Fund


This program provides funding for infrastructure projects and community investment that will create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.


Applications open 18 January
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Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund - opening soon


The NSW Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund (ARAF) supports arts projects that celebrate and promote Aboriginal cultural identities in regional NSW and, by doing so, make the rich and diverse Aboriginal cultures of regional NSW more visible and accessible. Funding will be available of up to $5,000 for individual professional artists and up to $15,000 for organisations.


Submissions open 16 January

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Kylie Haley, March 2020

March 15, 2020

FRRR (Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal) Grants.

December 5, 2019

Emu Antics Public Art Project

November 25, 2019

Join members of the Outback Theatre for Young People family to share some cake and spin some yarns about the past, the future and everything in betwee...

October 21, 2019

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