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Australia Council for the Arts Ukaria Residency
Applications close 20 April

The successful applicants will be in residence at UKARIA for a maximum of 10 days for the purpose of developing new creative projects that are led by musicians and composers.

Country Arts SA, Creative Communities Partnership Program
Applications close 12 April
Organisations or agencies wanting to build professional arts and cultural development outcomes in regional South Australia are invited to partner with Country Arts SA.

Churchill Fellowship
Applications close 27 April
Travel overseas for 4-8 weeks to investigate inspiring practices that will benefit Australian communities.

MusicSA & moshtix Scholarship
March
Music SA in partnership with moshtix have announced a new scholarship to assist in developing the career of a female South Australian music industry professional.

Artist Support Quick Response Grants
Applications close 2 April
Artist Support Quick Response funding provides professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and arts workers to support skills development, take up outstanding opportunities of significance for their practice and/or develop markets.

Aboriginal Quick Response Grants
Applications close 2 April
Funding supports professional and market development opportunities for NSW Aboriginal artists and arts workers.

NAIDOC Grant Funding
Applications close 3 April
Is your community holding a NAIDOC Week celebration? Local grants are now open to support events and activities that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

Made in Adelaide
Applications close 3 April and 30 April
Are you a South Australian artist, company, producer or presenter taking a show to the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe? You could be eligible for a Made in Adelaide grant.

Community Presenter Touring Grant
Applications close 9 April

The Grant is designed to broaden access to professional productions to audiences in regional and remote NSW, and local councils, community groups, professional arts organisations as well as artists themselves area all encouraged to apply.

Creative Development Funding – Western Australia
Applications close 12 April
The Creative Development Grants Program supports the development and growth of sustainable, professional creative practice in Western Australia.

Arts South Australia, Festivals and Venues: Contemporary Music Grant
Applications close 16 April
Festivals and Venues grants are available for activities that support live performance opportunities for South Australian artists, and audience development for contemporary music in South Australia.

NT Creative in Residence Program
Applications close 16 April
The Creative in Residence program offers support for three NT artists to take up a residency at a cultural venue as a professional development opportunity.

Creative Koori – Aboriginal Strategic Program
Applications close 16 April
Creative Koori Aboriginal Strategic Program funding is available for projects and employment that support a vibrant Aboriginal arts and cultural sector in NSW.

Raise the Roof – WA Funding
Applications close 19 April
Raise the Roof is an invitation-only grants program that supports the expansion of annual performing arts programs delivered by performing arts venues in regional Western Australia.

Teaching Initiatives Program
Applications close 20 April

Grants are now available for schools and preschools across Victoria for innovative learning ideas and programs.

Australia Council for the Arts Ukaria Residency
Applications close 20 April

The successful applicants will be in residence at UKARIA for a maximum of 10 days for the purpose of developing new creative projects that are led by musicians and composers.

Churchill Fellowship
Applications close 27 April
Travel overseas for 4-8 weeks to investigate inspiring practices that will benefit Australian communities.

Premier’s Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship
Applications close 11 May
This $15,000 grant is available for a teacher in preschools, primary and secondary schools or TAFE NSW institutes, to research teaching methods which promote Creativity and Innovation.

Department of Communications and the Arts Indigenous Languages and Arts Program
Applications close 14 May
The program provides funding for organisations that preserve and maintain Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and deliver Indigenous arts projects.

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund
Applications close 17 May
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things, including musicians.

City of Yarra Room To Grow Grants
Applications close 20 May
The Room to Create Responsive Grant Program are quick response grants, intended to help creative spaces and live music venues stay in Yarra.

Australia Council Fellowships
Applications close 5 June
Australia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years.

Creative Victoria Music Passport Grants
Applications close 30 June
This program seeks to support not for profit organisations to undertake international activities that increase economic opportunities for Victoria’s contemporary popular music sector.

Aboriginal Arts Grants Program
Applications close 30 July

The Aboriginal Arts Grants Program supports the long-term growth and sustainability of Aboriginal arts and culture in Western Australia.

Arts South Australia Artist Fellowship
Applications close 6 August
A Fellowship is an opportunity for an established independent artist to secure significant funding towards the advancement of their professional career and arts practice.

Commercial Development Grants Program
Applications close 27 August
The Commercial Development Grants Program supports the development and growth of sustainable, professional creative practice in Western Australia.

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.

Artists in the House
Applications open in February
A new funding initiative to support the engagement of professional performing artists and arts workers for residencies at WA regional performing arts venues and entertainment centres.

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