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Arts Tasmania

Community Arts and Cultural Development (Local Government)

Community Arts and Cultural Development (Local Government) is the first of a suite of programs to be delivered as part of the $1 million Community Arts and Cultural Development Fund.

This initiative supports Tasmanian councils to partner with Tasmanian artists and arts organisations to deliver community arts and cultural development activities with and for their communities.

These activities should be focused on developing meaningful and relevant work through inclusive collaborations with artists and community members.

Applicants must provide evidence of other financial (cash) support towards the activity of at least 50 per cent of the grant request. Collaborative applications from more than one council will be considered.

Applications are currently closed. Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

Key dates

Opens: 5 February 2021
Closes: 22 March 2021

Notification will occur within six weeks of the closing date.

For activities commencing after 1 June 2021.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    • Tasmanian Local Government entities (councils).

    Applicants must meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

    What can I apply for?

    Tasmanian councils can apply for up to $30 000 towards CACD activities that involve partnerships with Tasmanian artists and strong engagement with the broader community.

    Applicants must provide evidence of other financial (cash) support towards the activity of at least 50 per cent of the grant request. Collaborative applications from more than one council will be considered.

    Arts Tasmania expects that arts professionals are paid fairly for their work and has developed artist remuneration guidelines for anyone employing or engaging professional artists. Organisations should include artist fees in application budgets.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a peer panel against the criteria of:

    Quality:

    Is the activity conceptually strong?

    Why is the proposed activity important?

    Is the proposed process appropriate for the identified community?

    Is the community directly involved in all stages of the activity?

    Are the key personnel experienced in CACD, or do they have the potential to develop and grow?

    Planning:

    Is the project financially feasible?

    Is the timeline reasonable and achievable?

    What partnerships are in place to help drive the activity?

    Benefit:

    How does the proposed project benefit the identified community?

    Has the applicant clearly demonstrated the relevance of the social themes and/or issues to the identified community?

    What is the audience experience?

    Does the proposed project provide opportunities for professional artists and arts workers?

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    Your application must be completed online before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

    Please contact Arts Tasmania before the closing date if you are unable to submit electronically.

    Material received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Help with your application

    You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

    Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    • Tasmanian Local Government entities (councils).

    Applicants must meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

    What can I apply for?

    Tasmanian councils can apply for up to $30 000 towards CACD activities that involve partnerships with Tasmanian artists and strong engagement with the broader community.

    Applicants must provide evidence of other financial (cash) support towards the activity of at least 50 per cent of the grant request. Collaborative applications from more than one council will be considered.

    Arts Tasmania expects that arts professionals are paid fairly for their work and has developed artist remuneration guidelines for anyone employing or engaging professional artists. Organisations should include artist fees in application budgets.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a peer panel against the criteria of:

    Quality:

    Is the activity conceptually strong?

    Why is the proposed activity important?

    Is the proposed process appropriate for the identified community?

    Is the community directly involved in all stages of the activity?

    Are the key personnel experienced in CACD, or do they have the potential to develop and grow?

    Planning:

    Is the project financially feasible?

    Is the timeline reasonable and achievable?

    What partnerships are in place to help drive the activity?

    Benefit:

    How does the proposed project benefit the identified community?

    Has the applicant clearly demonstrated the relevance of the social themes and/or issues to the identified community?

    What is the audience experience?

    Does the proposed project provide opportunities for professional artists and arts workers?

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    Your application must be completed online before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

    Please contact Arts Tasmania before the closing date if you are unable to submit electronically.

    Material received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Help with your application

    You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

    Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.

    Eligibility

    Eligibility

    • Tasmanian Local Government entities (councils).

    Applicants must meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

    What can I apply for?

    Tasmanian councils can apply for up to $30 000 towards CACD activities that involve partnerships with Tasmanian artists and strong engagement with the broader community.

    Applicants must provide evidence of other financial (cash) support towards the activity of at least 50 per cent of the grant request. Collaborative applications from more than one council will be considered.

    Arts Tasmania expects that arts professionals are paid fairly for their work and has developed artist remuneration guidelines for anyone employing or engaging professional artists. Organisations should include artist fees in application budgets.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

    Assessment criteria

    Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a peer panel against the criteria of:

    Quality:

    Is the activity conceptually strong?

    Why is the proposed activity important?

    Is the proposed process appropriate for the identified community?

    Is the community directly involved in all stages of the activity?

    Are the key personnel experienced in CACD, or do they have the potential to develop and grow?

    Planning:

    Is the project financially feasible?

    Is the timeline reasonable and achievable?

    What partnerships are in place to help drive the activity?

    Benefit:

    How does the proposed project benefit the identified community?

    Has the applicant clearly demonstrated the relevance of the social themes and/or issues to the identified community?

    What is the audience experience?

    Does the proposed project provide opportunities for professional artists and arts workers?

    How do I apply?

    How do I apply?

    Your application must be completed online before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

    Please contact Arts Tasmania before the closing date if you are unable to submit electronically.

    Material received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Help with your application

    You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

    Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.