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Information for grant recipients

If your application is successful, you will receive notification via email.

The email will include the following attachments:

  • A letter from the Minister for the Arts
  • A letter from the Director of Arts Tasmania
  • A grant deed

The deed may include special conditions that must be met. You can provide information relating to special conditions to Arts Tasmania when you return the signed deed.

Please return the signed grant deed and an invoice for payment to Arts Tasmania within 21 days of receipt.

If we do not receive the signed deed within this time, the offer of grant will lapse without further notice. If you believe you will have difficulties in returning the deed within 21 days please contact Arts Tasmania as soon as possible.

For information on how to set out an invoice or tax invoice please visit the Australian Tax Office website.

Payment of your grant will occur after all paperwork has been processed and all special conditions have been met.

Receiving a grant does not commit Arts Tasmania to future funding.

If you would like to discuss your grant, please contact Arts Tasmania on 03 6165 6666.

Conditions of Grant

Grant recipients must agree to any conditions that are included in the deed.

Acknowledgement of funding

The Tasmanian State Government logo should be present on all material relating to funded projects, preceded by the words “Supported by”.

The logo can be downloaded from:

Written credits should include the phrase: “This project was assisted through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts”.

Changing your project or budget

Arts Tasmania understands that circumstances can change and that you might need to make changes to your project or program.

You must always discuss a planned change with a program officer before it occurs and should not proceed with a change until you have received written approval from Arts Tasmania.


Important: If the grant you received was awarded under the Regional Arts Fund, visit information for Regional Arts Fund recipients for acquittal instructions.

All recipients are required to complete an acquittal report within three months of the project end date.

If you have an overdue or incomplete acquittal you will not be able to apply for further funding from Arts Tasmania.

If you completed your grant application in SmartyGrants (2018 onwards), you can log in and complete your acquittal here:

If you did not complete your grant application in SmartyGrants (you applied prior to 2018), you can access the online acquittal form here:

Please call Arts Tasmania on 03 6165 6666 if you require assistance.

Arts Tasmania may not accept acquittal reports that show significant unapproved changes to a project. In such cases you may be required to return funds to Arts Tasmania.