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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

In 2020 three grant rounds will be offered. The first round will open 24 January 2020 and close 10 March 2020.

Opening and closing dates for the second and third rounds will be announced by mid-February 2020.

Programs for individuals and groups

ProgramStatusOpensCloses

Aboriginal Arts Program

Arts projects and activities by Aboriginal artists and organisations.
Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Artsbridge

Support towards opportunities interstate or overseas, or assistance to bring national and international arts professionals to Tasmania.
Open 24 January 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.
10 March 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.

Education Residencies

Residencies in an educational environment working alongside teachers and students.

Open 24 January 2020 10 March 2020

Jeju International Residency

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

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Low-interest loans

Low-interest loans for artists and arts organisations.

Open 24 January 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.
10 March 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.

Individuals and groups

Funding for artists to realise creative projects.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentoring Scheme

Mentorships to develop the capacity of young Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Tasmanian Residencies

Artist residencies at locations across Tasmania.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

The FIND Contemporary Jewellery Collective Bursary

Assist contemporary jewellers to undertake relevant professional development activities.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

The Vita Brown Bequest Bursary

Small grants for emerging or returning artists to buy materials.

Open 24 January 2020 10 March 2020

Programs for organisations

ProgramStatusOpensCloses

Aboriginal Arts Program

Arts projects and activities by Aboriginal artists and organisations.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Art Fair Industry Development Initiative

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

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Artsbridge

Assistance to bring national and international arts professionals to Tasmania.

Open 24 January 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.
10 March 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.

Cultural Heritage Organisations

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

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Cultural Heritage Organisations (multi-year)

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

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Low-interest loans

Low-interest loans for artists and arts organisations.

Open 24 January 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.
10 March 2020
Later rounds to
be advised.

Roving Curators

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

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

The Northern Tasmania Arts Organisations Initiative

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

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Organisations

Funding for organisations to deliver arts activities.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Organisations (multi-year)

Multi-year operational funding for arts organisations in Tasmania.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentoring Scheme

Mentorships to develop the capacity of young Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Closed To be advised. To be advised.

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 To be advised. To be advised.

Other grants and opportunities

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