Up to $60,000 grants available for Aboriginal arts

Posted: May 1st, 2023

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is offering grants between $15,000 and $60,000 for Aboriginal artists, creative industry professionals and organisations to deliver one-off projects or a single program of activity.

Applications for the Arts 15k-plus grant program should meet one or more of the following objectives:

  • promoting or facilitating greater engagement of Aboriginal communities in the arts
  • encouraging the expression of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture, individuality, spirituality and empowerment through the arts
  • encouraging the involvement of Aboriginal arts expertise, skills, knowledge and resources
  • supporting long-term skills development goals for Aboriginal artists, arts workers and communities
  • supporting Aboriginal cultural maintenance
  • delivering artistic and social outcomes for Aboriginal communities through the arts.

Read more about the guidelines. Applications close 4pm, 1 June, for events or projects starting 1 September 2023.