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Music Now Contemporary Live Music Funding
Applications close 14 March

Create NSW and the NSW Government’s newly announced Music Now Contemporary Live Music Funding program will invest in a program of activities, events or performances that support NSW musicians to present new work and increase participation in live music events across the state.

PPCA & Australia Council Recording Grants
Applications close 19 March

PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council to offer the sixth round of its highly successful program which offers five $15,000 grants to assist Australian artists create new recordings.

Aboriginal Artist Support
Applications close 1 April

This program supports professional and market development opportunities for NSW Aboriginal artists and arts/cultural workers. You can apply for up to $5,000.

Arts Queensland Individuals Fund
Applications close 12 April

Round one of Arts Queensland’s 2019 Individuals Fund is open, offering up to $10K per application for artists and cultural workers for professional and career development.

Winston Churchill Fellowship
Applications close 30 April
Passionate Australians who want to challenge the status quo to create or make a positive impact on Australian society can bring their ideas to life in 2019 by applying for a Churchill Fellowship. Travel overseas for 4-8 weeks to investigate inspiring practices that can benefit Australian communities.

American Express: Music Backers Program
Applications close 31 May

Over 12 months the American Express Music Backers Program will provide a boost to the Australian music industry by giving music venues, business, artists and fans the opportunity to share in a grant program valued at $1 million.

Grass Roots Indie Development (GRID)
Ongoing
GRID is an artist development program supporting emerging musicians around Australia and strengthening communities through music.

Artist Support Quick Response
Ongoing

Artist Support Quick Response funding provides professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and arts/cultural workers to support skills development, take up outstanding opportunities of significance for their practice and/or develop markets.

Women Nation Fund
Ongoing
The Women Nation Fund is a global, early-stage fund investing in female-founded live music businesses.  Its purpose is to provide access to capital for underrepresented female entrepreneurs in the Concert Promotions, Events and Festival space.

Regional and Remote Touring Fund
Ongoing

Supports the costs of touring performing arts shows to regional and remote towns and communities in Western Australia.

Arts NT, Community Arts Festivals Grants
Ongoing
Community Arts Festival grants offer support for community festivals to develop and present arts and cultural programs in the Northern Territory (NT).

Arts Queensland – Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF)
Ongoing
The purpose of ABIF is to support innovation to strengthen income generating and entrepreneurial capacity in not-for-profit arts and cultural businesses.

Country Arts SA, Arts Pitch Grants
Ongoing
South Australian resident, practising, professional artists either individuals, or those who are a part of a group, are invited to apply.

Young People and the Arts Quick Response
Ongoing

$3000 is now available to assist young artists, arts workers or organisations in Western Australia.

Arts Business Innovation Fund
Ongoing
A fund created by the Queensland Government to provide a $1 million investment to not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations.

Victoria Law Foundation Grants
Ongoing
Victoria Law Foundation is now offering grants funding to arts sector organisations.

Arts Queensland – Queensland Arts Showcase Program
Applications accepted anytime
Provides funding to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland. The funding is administered across three streams:

1. Arts Ignite – funding of up to $60 000 for new works.
2. Arts Illuminate – up to $100 000 to secure acclaimed artists that will engage the community and build local capacity.
3. Arts Impact – up to $60 000 for diverse arts and cultural experiences for Queensland.

Performers’ Trust Foundation
The PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation provides grants to promote and encourage music and the performing arts. The grants provided are non-recurring and can be used to cover tuition fees, travel costs, accommodation and venue hire/ PA hire.

Aboriginal Quick Response Grants
Applications Ongoing
Funding is available to assist Aboriginal artists, organisations and partnerships explore market development opportunities in the creative industries by attending trade fairs and export markets.

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