The Australia Council has announced a number of Grant Programs for individuals and organisations.

These include:

Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups - $10,000 - $50,000 and Arts Projects – Organisations - $20,000 - $100,000

These two Arts Projects programs fund a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences.

The next closing date is Tuesday 1 September 2020 for projects starting after 1 December 2020.

A grant may be applied for any of a range of needs including professional skills development, including mentoring and residencies, the creation of new work, practice based research, creative development, experimentation, collaborations, touring, festivals, productions, exhibitions, performances, promotion and marketing and market development activity.

Fellowships - $80,000

Australia Council Fellowships support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years. 

The next closing date is Tuesday 1 September 2020 for proposals starting after 1 December 2020.

Individuals may apply for any of a range of different activity over the Fellowship period. Some examples are the creation of new work, research and development, experimentation, collaborations, skills development, professional development and training, residencies and mentorships.

National Arts and Disability Awards 2019-21 - $20,000 - $50,000

These awards exist to promote and support the achievements of “trail blazers and leading lights” at all stages of career development.

Nominations close: Tuesday 1 September 2020 (3pm AEST).

Read more about these opportunities here.

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