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Funding opportunities

A suite of new and streamlined arts funding programs are now available to support Creative Together’s action plan, Grow 2022 – 2026. Arts Queensland’s funding initiatives work to drive creative employment, and grow new creative work and events that will activate Queensland communities and showcase uniquely Queensland stories.

Key highlights of the new funding opportunities include:

  • single and multi-year project funding
  • up to $60,000 industry placement boost
  • up to an additional $10,000 to grow new music commissions as part of a project

Information on this page relates to current open and future funding opportunities. Key dates for current opportunities are outlined in the funding calendar. View information on closed, or previously offered funding programs.

We encourage you to explore your funding options as outlined below.

The following programs are now available

First Nations Commissioning Fund

Single & 2-year projects
(Round 2)

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OPEN:
16 Jan 23


CLOSE: 12 noon 
13 March 23

Single year projects only
(Round 1)


CLOSED

 

 

 

The First Nations Commissioning Fund is focused on investing in opportunities that share First Nations stories and cultural knowledge and elevate awareness of Queensland’s exceptional First Nations arts and cultural products and experiences. View previous recipients

Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP)

Single & 2-year projects
(Round 2)

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OPEN:
16 Jan 23


CLOSE: 12 noon
13 March 23

Single year projects only
(Round 1)


CLOSED



 

 

 

The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) is focused on celebrating Queensland’s artists and stories, ensuring Queenslanders’ access to high quality experiences and growing Queensland’s cultural reputation. Download previous recipients (XLSX, 721.11KB)

Touring Queensland Fund


Single and multi-year touring 
(Round 1b)

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OPEN:
14 Oct 22


CLOSE: 12 noon
27 Feb 23

Single year & single tours
(Round 1a)


CLOSED

 

 

 

The Touring Queensland Fund is focussed on supporting regional community access to quality arts and cultural events and products. Download previous recipients

Strategic Partnerships Fund

Calendar iconOPEN:
14 Oct 22
This is a rolling fund

The Strategic Partnerships Fund is focused on leveraging Queensland Government investment into the state’s arts sector through co-investment, partnerships and collaboration, strengthening creative business growth, and creating inclusive, high-quality, creative experiences that will drive positive change for Queenslanders.