Shoalhaven Arts Board Grants 2020-2021

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Shoalhaven City Council’s Arts Board is offering three rounds of grants to assist artists create work and to boost their professional development.

The grants are open from Monday 9 November to Friday 18 December 2020.

The arts grants have been expanded to include the new ‘Performing Arts COVID Response grant’ with an investment of $25,000 to support the performing arts industry which has been significantly impacted by the industry shut down due to COVID and public health measures.

Arts projects, on the theme A Sense of Place, will support applications of up to $10,000.

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Shoalhaven City Council’s Arts Board is offering three rounds of grants to assist artists create work and to boost their professional development.

The grants are open from Monday 9 November to Friday 18 December 2020.

The arts grants have been expanded to include the new ‘Performing Arts COVID Response grant’ with an investment of $25,000 to support the performing arts industry which has been significantly impacted by the industry shut down due to COVID and public health measures.

Arts projects, on the theme A Sense of Place, will support applications of up to $10,000.

Arts Practitioners Professional Development Grants, of up to $3,000, focus on supporting individual artists, arts workers and small groups to enhance their skills and build sustainable careers.

The Arts Board’s vision is to make the Shoalhaven a recognised outstanding arts destination, that connects people, fosters sustainable communities and celebrates Indigenous and contemporary history.

The professional development grants are available for activities that support individual artists, arts workers and/or small groups to further develop and enhance their skill-set across the visual, performing and literary arts.

Eligible activities include, mentorships, residencies, research trips, masterclasses, and creative developments.

The A Sense of Place Grant supports art forms such as photography, music, dance, new art forms, performance and literature. It also supports applications for public art intended to improve engagement with the arts and enhance the urban environments of the Shoalhaven.

Please note, any correspondence submitted to Council on this matter may be open to public inspection without notifying the correspondents.

Guidelines and application forms are available in the Document Library on this page. If you require any further information, please contact Council’s Arts and Culture Unit on 02 4429 5441.