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

Funding and Opportunities - August 2017





Artist Fellowships

Offered by the State Government to enable artists or arts/cultural workers to undertake a self-directed program of professional development.

Close August 7

Regional Arts Fund

The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. 
Closes August 10

Regional Capital

Funds are available for the improvement of arts and cultural infrastructure and the purchase of equipment used for arts and cultural purposes.
Closes August 14

Sing Your Age

Sing Your Age is a project offering grants to support the creation of new singing groups for older people, or the inclusion of older people in existing singing groups throughout NSW.
Closes August 18



Grant for Writers & Artists with Children

The Sustainable Arts Foundation is offering $5000 awards to writers and artists with children. The money can be used for costs such as child care, workspaces, new equipment, research and travel.

Closes 31 August



Regional Cultural Fund

The Fund will invest $100 million over four years to drive growth in arts, screen, cultural and heritage infrastructure for the social, cultural and economic benefit of communities in regional NSW. Up to $25 million available in the first round of funding.

Closes 4 September

Visual Arts Fellowship
Aims to assist exceptional mid-career Australian visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to undertake a self directed program of professional development.Two $20,000 fellowships are open to individual mid-career artists and groups.

Closes September 23






Grandparents Day Photography Competition
Turn the lens towards your relatives and friends, and show us what they mean to you. We are looking for photographs that challenge stereotypes and promote the talent and experience of older people. Photos must include an older person as a subject, but entries from all age groups are encouraged! Entries 1 September.


The Shirl – National Youth Portrait Prize
$10,000 acquisitive biannual portrait prize for artists aged between 16 -25. Bega Valley Regional Gallery. Entries close 8 Sept 2017



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March 15, 2020

FRRR (Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal) Grants.

December 5, 2019

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November 25, 2019

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October 21, 2019

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