COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund

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The Office of the Arts is providing grants between $100,000 and $5,000,000 to help arts organisations that are assessed to be at imminent risk of insolvency and to help restart the creative economy as it rebuilds from the impacts of COVID-19.


To be eligible to To be eligible you must be an arts organisation that is:

  • currently party to, or due to enter into, a multi-year funding agreement with the Australian
    Government, either through the Australia Council or the Office for the Arts in the Department
    under one or more of the following programs:
    • National Performing Arts Partnership Framework
    • Four Year Funding Program 2021-24
    • Four Year Funding Program 2017-20
    • Visual Arts and Craft Strategy 2016-21
    • Cultural Development Program for the National Performing Arts Training Organisations


For further information about the grant and applications refer to the grant guidelines.You can also contact my office with queries on 4423 1782 or email [email protected]

Applications open 31 August 2020 and close 31 May 2021 at the latest, subject to allocation of funds.