Cultural and creative grants

Cultural and creative grants

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Cultural and creative grants and sponsorships

The cultural and creative grants and sponsorship program supports projects and initiatives that provide opportunities for creative participation, enhance creativity in the public domain and strengthen the sustainability and capacity of the City’s cultural and creative industries. 

Please see the grants and sponsorship guidelines for expected program outcomes, assessment criteria and eligibility.

Funding available

  • Funding is available in amounts over $5,000 and up to $50,000. 
  • Annual project funding or multi-year project (funding up to 3 years).
  • Grantees may be required to provide sponsorship benefits back to the City of Sydney community in return for funding. These benefits will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and can be up to the value of their funding provided. 


For more information about this program or how to apply, please contact:

Grants team02 9265 9333

Key dates

Grant round Applications open Applications close Project timeframe
Round 1 27 January 2016 5pm 7 March 2016 1 July 2016–30 June 2017
Round 2 1 August 2016 5pm 5 September 2016 1 January 2017–31 December 2017

Last updated: Tuesday, 6 September 2016