Arts Career Development Grants for Individuals & Groups

Arts Career Development Grants for Individuals & Groups

If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, an Australia Council for the Arts' Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career in the arts. Career Development grants are available from $5,000 to $25,000.

These grants can support a broad range of activities such as skills and professional development, mentorships, showcases, residencies and other projects directly related to your career development. Supported activities must last no longer than two years from the proposed start date.

Only individuals and groups may apply to this category. You must be a practicing artist or arts worker and an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Applications for funding to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts panel must come from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals or groups.

Some examples of the activities funded are:

  • professional skills development
  • showcase opportunities
  • forum/workshop attendance
  • residencies
  • mentorships
  • arts market attendance and exploration.

Funding rounds close: 4 June & 1 October 2019.

More information and application