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Grants and loans

Arts Tasmania offers a range of grant programs for professional artists, arts businesses and arts organisations. We also offer programs to support small museums and collections to manage movable cultural heritage.

For more information on how to apply, visit information for applicants.

You can discuss your project with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before you submit an application. Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or grants@arts.tas.gov.au

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Programs and key dates

Programs for individuals and groups

ProgramStatusOpensCloses

Aboriginal Arts Program

Arts projects and activities by Aboriginal artists and organisations.
Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Artsbridge

Self-directed artist residencies and professional development opportunities overseas.
Open 4 February 2019
20 May 2019
2 September 2019 
18 March 2019
1 July 2019
14 October 2019

Education Residencies

Residencies in an educational environment working alongside teachers and students.

Closed 20 May 2019 1 July 2019

The FIND Contemporary Jewellery Collective Bursary

Assist contemporary jewellers to undertake relevant professional development activities.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Jeju International Residency

This program supports Tasmanian artists to undertake a cultural exchange residency in Jeju Province in South Korea.

Open 4 February 2019 18 March 2019

Low-interest Loans

Low-interest loans for artists and arts organisations.

Open 4 February 2019
20 May 2019
2 September 2019
18 March 2019
1 July 2019
14 October 2019

Regional Arts Fund

All enquires should be directed to RANT Arts.

Closed   

Support for individuals and groups

Funding for artists to realise creative projects.

Closed 20 May 2019 1 July 2019

Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentoring Scheme

Mentorships to develop the capacity of young Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Open 4 February 2019 18 March 2019

Tasmanian Residencies

Artist residencies at locations across Tasmania.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

The Arts Tasmania Claudio Alcorso International Residency

Self-directed artist residencies and professional development opportunities overseas.

Open 4 February 2019 18 March 2019 

The Vita Brown Bequest Bursary

Small grants for emerging or returning artists to buy materials.

Open 4 February 2019 18 March 2019

Programs for organisations

ProgramStatusOpensCloses

Aboriginal Arts Program

Arts projects and activities by Aboriginal artists and organisations.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Art Fair Industry Development Initiative

Supports Tasmanian commercial galleries to represent local artists at key national markets.

Open 3 September 2018 18 March 2019

Artsbridge

Assistance to bring national and international arts professionals to Tasmania.

Open 4 February 2019
20 May 2019
2 September 2019
18 March 2019
1 July 2019
14 October 2019

Cultural Heritage Program

Support for museums, galleries and collections that preserve Tasmania's movable cultural heritage.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Cultural Heritage Program (multi-year)

Multi-year operational support for museums, galleries and collections that preserve Tasmania's movable cultural heritage.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Low-interest Loans

Low-interest loans for artists and arts organisations.

Open 4 February 2019
20 May 2019
2 September 2019
18 March 2019
1 July 2019
14 October 2019

The Northern Tasmania Arts Organisations Initiative

Supports arts organisations based in Northern Tasmania to deliver high quality arts activities.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Regional Arts Fund

All enquiries should be directed to RANT Arts.

Closed   

Roving Curators

Time with museums professionals to assist with the curation and management of public and community collections, art galleries and museums.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Support for organisations

Funding for organisations to deliver arts activities.

Closed 20 May 2019 1 July 2019

Support for organisations (multi-year)

Multi-year operational funding for arts organisations in Tasmania.

Closed 20 May 2019 1 July 2019

Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentoring Scheme

Mentorships to develop the capacity of young Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Open 4 February 2019 18 March 2019

Youth Arts - Organisations

This fund is to support projects that actively engage young people (aged twenty five years and under) to develop their creative skills and capacities, and enhance their social health and wellbeing.

Closed 2 September 2019 14 October 2019

Other grants and opportunities

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