Create NSW Arts & Cultural Funding Program Round 2

Create NSW Arts & Cultural Funding Program Round 2

Project funding supports excellence, innovation and creativity within the NSW arts and cultural sector. It aims to deliver a dynamic and diverse range of arts and cultural experiences to communities across NSW, contribute to the development of a vibrant and accessible arts and cultural sector, and support the employment and development of professional NSW-based artists and arts and cultural workers.

Funding is available for a wide range of arts and cultural activity, including:

  • creation of new work, practice-based research or experimentation and professional development
  • production, exhibition, presenting, publishing or recording, touring and festivals
  • promotion and marketing, market and/or audience development activity
  • conservation and/or development of collections and archives (including Aboriginal Keeping Places and the digitisation of collections)
  • purchase of capital infrastructure and equipment
  • partnerships, capacity building and sustainability.

Funding is not available under this program for filmmaking, screen production, mainstream animation or film festivals.

To be eligible for Project funding you need to meet the following three criteria:

Applicant type

You must be an:

  • Australian citizen; or
  • permanent resident; or
  • organisation/group located in Australia.

Project focus

Your project must be a clearly defined arts and cultural activity.


Your project must benefit NSW by either:

  • employing NSW artists or arts and cultural workers; and/or
  • providing arts and cultural experiences to the people of NSW.

Applications close: 2 March 2020

More information and application

Contact: 8289 6520 or [email protected]