Featured artist: Shannon Crees

Arts and Cultural Grants

Featured artist: Shannon Crees
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Arts and Cultural Grants

Arts and Cultural Grants Program

Council's Arts and Cultural Grants Program provides financial support to artists working in any art form, community and cultural groups, and not-for-profit, non-government arts, community and cultural organisations that offer programs of benefit to residents in the former Marrickville local government area (LGA).

The Program contributes to key goals in Council's Our Place, Our Vision – Community Strategic Plan, including:

  • Supporting a diverse community that values and celebrates their cultural diversity
  • Supporting a creative community that participates in arts and cultural activities at all stages of life
  • Helping Marrickville to be recognised as a leading independent arts centre

Funding of $1,000–$7,500 per project is available for this program.

Grants opened on 27 April 2016 and close on 1 June 2016 at 5pm. You can download the guidelines here (PDF) and use our online application form to apply:

Independent Artist Grants

This grants program encourages local emerging artists to maintain an independent arts practice. These grants may be suitable for applicants staging a Sydney Fringe Festival performance.

Funding of $1,000–$5,000 per project is available for this program.

Grants opened on 27 April 2016 and close on 1 June 2016 at 5pm. You can download the guidelines here (PDF) and use our online application form to apply:

Information sessions

Council will host four information sessions during the application period. These information sessions will each cover the same material, and will be relevant to both of the grant programs listed above.

  • Tuesday 10 May 2016, 1pm
    Ground Floor Meeting Room 02
    Council Administration Building
    2–14 Fisher Street, Petersham
     
  • Wednesday 11 May 2016, 6pm
    Ground Floor Meeting Room 02
    Council Administration Building
    2–14 Fisher Street, Petersham