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Funding and investment

Do you want to realise an artistic vision, create or present your work or develop your skills or business?

Arts Tasmania may be your key to making it happen. We offer a range of investment and development opportunities for professional artists, arts businesses and arts organisations across all artforms. We also offer programs to support small museums and collections to manage movable cultural heritage.

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Programs and key dates

Programs for individuals

Program Opens Closes Notification
Aboriginal Arts Program 13 June 2017 14 July 2017 November 2017
Artsbridge year round 1 December 2016 30 working days
Artsbridge Connect year round 1 December 2016 30 working days
Artist Investment Program 1 May 201730 June 2017 October 2017
Crowbar Crowdfunding Incentive Scheme year round 30 November 2016 30 working days
Residencies - International dates vary   
Residencies - Tasmanian twice yearly 1 March 2017 and
1 September 2017
Eight weeks
The Arts Tasmania Claudio Alcorso International Residency twice yearly 1 March 2017 and
1 September 2017
Eight weeks
The Vita Brown Bequest Bursary 1 May 2017 30 June 2017 August 2017
Low-interest Loans year round any time 30 working days

Programs for organisations

Program Opens Closes Notification
Aboriginal Arts Program 13 June 2017 14 July 2017 November 2017
Artsbridge Connect year round 1 December 2016 30 working days
Crowbar Crowdfunding Incentive Scheme year round 30 November 2016 30 working days
Cultural Heritage Program 3 July 20161 November 2016 March 2017
Lynne Stacpoole Caring for Your Collection Grant 3 July 2016 1 November 2016 March 2017
Organisations Investment Program 18 December 201624 March 2017 August 2017
Roving Curators 3 July 2016 1 November 2017 March 2018
Low-interest Loans year round any time 30 working days