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Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP)

Round 1 - single year projects has now closed
Round 2 - single and 2 year projects will open on 16 January 2023


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.

Objectives

QASP:

  • Supports the development and presentation of new arts and cultural works by individual Queensland artists, organisations, and communities.
  • Strengthens skills development, and provide new employment and career development opportunities for artists and arts workers.
  • Grows a pipeline of high-quality arts, cultural products, and experiences.

Funding

Single year projects—up to $70,000 for projects and programs for up to 12 months.

Two-year projects—up to $150,000 (open to applications in January 2023) for projects and programs that need a larger and/or longer scale of development of up to two-years and include presentation and/or distribution.

Applicants may only receive 1 QASP grant per calendar year.

Additional funding available

PLUS up to $60,000 towards a full-time industry placement for 12-months (or a pro rata equivalent for part-time) with a focus on arts management and/or arts production.

PLUS up to $10,000 towards fees for Queensland-based composers, musicians or librettists to support the commissioning of new live or recorded music as part of your project. 

Frequency

Important dates for the Queensland Showcase Arts Program funding applications

 Funding rounds

Open

Close

Notification

Activity Start Date

Round 1
(single year projects only)

14 October 2022

CLOSED

Week of 23 January 2023

From 13 February 2023

Round 2
(single and 2-year projects)

16 January 2023

12 noon
13 March 2023

Week of 15 May 2023

From 5 June 2023

Round 3
(single and 2-year projects)

17 April 2023

12 noon
5 June 2023

Week of 14 August 2023

From 4 September 2023

How to apply

1. Visit our supporting documents page to view the:

  • QASP guidelines
  • General Funding guidelines

2. Complete the online application form. 

Arts Queensland uses Smartygrants, an online grant application system. If you are unable to access Smartygrants contact:

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