There are always a number of grants opportunities available from various sources for all types of projects, this is not an exhaustive list. Sometimes you need to think outside the square…

South East Arts staff are available to help artists, arts organisations and community groups to apply for arts related grants and to assist in finding funding. Please contact us if you need assistance or advice.

Please note that South East Arts does not provide funding itself.

Government Funding Sources

Youth Opportunities Grant – Youth NSW

Australia Council 

Create NSW – various opportunities throughout the year including Quick Response grants. NOTE: There will be 2 dates a year when funding is due, early Sept and early March.

Regional Arts NSW – various opportunities including Country Arts Support Program and Quick Response grants


Indigenous Languages & Arts Program

Don’t forget to check out opportunities with your local Shire Councils:

Snowy Monaro Regional Council

Bega Valley Shire Council

Eurobodalla Shire Council


Creative Partnerships Australia

Playing Australia – Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund



Other Sources

Windmill Trust – supporting regional artists

Grants for Visual Artists from NAVA

Sidney Meyer Foundation

Ian Potter Foundation

Dreams for a Better World – community grants

Mumbulla Foundation – Bega Valley