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Grant funding for arts projects commencing early July 2014

NT Project Round 1

Applications close 17 March 2014

Project Round grants are available through the Northern Territory Arts Grants Program and offer artists, organisations and community members funding to support arts activities that further the vision of exploring, expressing and showcasing Northern Territory identity through arts and culture.

    • Arts Development - Supports projects across all art forms for the research, development or creation of new work or community cultural development projects with up to $15 000.
    • Presentation and Promotion - Supports projects which present, exhibit, distribute or promote NT arts practice with up to $15 000.
    • Skills Development- Supports arts initiatives that foster skills, knowledge and experience of participants and build community capacity with up to $15 000.
    • Emerging Artists - Supports emerging artists to access funding for arts development, presentation and promotion or skills based projects with up to $ 10 000.


RAF Community Grants

Applications close 31 March 2014

The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is an Australian Government programme that supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia with an emphasis on youth, disadvantaged, very remote and Indigenous communities. In the Northern Territory the Regional Arts Fund is managed by the Northern Territory Government through Arts NT, Department of Arts and Museums.

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  • RAF Creative Communities:
    Up to $20 000 per project to support:
      • arts projects that extend knowledge, enable participation, and increase access to arts and cultural activities;
      • innovative and creative ideas with a strong arts outcome, with a well-articulated social and/or economic impact in the community; and
      • projects that foster new partnerships, relationships and networks with the potential to have long term arts and cultural development outcomes for the community.
  • RAF Activating Artists:
    Up to $20 000 per project to support:
      • skills development of locally based artists;
      • collaboration and skills development of local community members and/ or arts workers; and
      • professional and skills development that builds capacity and provides access to new arts and cultural relationships and networks.

 

Artist in Residence Program

Applications close 17 March 2014

Artist in Residence Program (AIR) gives artists an opportunity to broaden their experiences and share their skills by working in schools, while providing Northern Territory schools with greater exposure to the benefits of creative practice. AIR creates opportunities for artists and teachers to work together on developing effective teaching methods and practices for the arts. In the Northern Territory AIR is jointly funded by the Australia Council for the Arts and the Northern Territory Government and managed through Arts NT, Department of Arts and Museums.

Australian Government NT Government

Funding limit: Up to $25 000 per project

Project delivery: 22 July – 12 December 2014 (Term 3 and 4)

Applicants are encouraged to contact Arts NT on 1800 678 237 or email arts.office@nt.gov.au Phone and WebEx meetings are available to support remote applicants.

 

Chan Contemporary Art Space exhibition program closes for 2013

The Chan Contemporary Art Space exhibition program for 2013 concluded with the closing of the Rights on Show art award and exhibition.

The Department of Arts and Museums would like to acknowledge the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA) for their management of the Chan venue and program in 2013.  NCCA has supported opportunities for artists and arts workers across the sector, raised the national profile of the Chan and provided Territory visitors and audiences with opportunities to experience the quality and diversity of Territory contemporary arts.

 

NT Arts Grants Program
Open Categories

The Quick Response Scheme, Community Grants and Community Festivals category are open to support arts activities that further the vision of exploring, expressing and showcasing Northern Territory identity through arts and culture.

  • Community Grants - offer up to $5 000 per grant to increase access and participation in the arts for first time applicants, and for applicants from regional and remote areas of the NT, Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse and other priority groups including people with disability. 
  • Quick Response Scheme - offers up to $1 500 per grant to support access to arts and cultural opportunities as they arise, in a flexible and responsive manner.
  • Community Festivals – offers up to $20 000 per year for up to three years to support established and emerging regional and remote community festivals to develop and present artistic programs and cultural maintenance initiatives in community arts celebrations.

Applications can be received any time during the year and must be submitted online via Grants-Tracker

Detailed information is provided in the current NT Arts Grants Guidelines (pdf 593Kb).

Download support attachments here.

Applicants, who are considering applying and require advice in preparing their application due to access or technology issues, are encouraged to make an appointment with an Arts Broker. Phone and WebEx meetings are also available for remote applicants. Contact Arts NT on 1800 678 237 or email arts.office@nt.gov.au  

 

RAF Quick Response Grants 

The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is an Australian Government initiative supporting sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The fund has an emphasis on building capacity in disadvantaged, very remote and Indigenous communities. In the Northern Territory the RAF is managed by the Northern Territory Government through Arts NT, Department of Arts and Museums.

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The RAF Quick Response Grants are open all year to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development, or small project opportunities. Grants are available in the following categories:

  • Individuals Grant:
    Up to $1 500 per grant for individuals is available with a maximum of $2 500 per applicant over the four-year funding period from 2013 to 2016.
  • Organisations Grant:
    Up to $3 000 per grant for organisations is available per financial year, with a maximum of $6 000 per applicant over the four-year funding period from 2013 to 2016.

Applications can be received any time during the year and must be submitted online via Grants-Tracker

Applicants, who are considering applying and require advice in preparing their application due to access or technology issues, are encouraged to make an appointment with an Arts Broker. Phone and WebEx meetings are also available for remote applicants. Contact Arts NT on 1800 678 237 or email arts.office@nt.gov.au  

 

Acknowledgment of Funding through Northern Territory Government

When you receive funding from the Northern Territory Government through Arts NT you are required to prominently acknowledge this support in all media releases and promotional activity as you agree to in your funding agreement with the Northern Territory Government.

This includes:

  • media releases about the funded activity or issued by a funded organisation;
  • advertisements to promote the funded activity or issued by a funded organisation;
  • posters or flyers for your funded activity or issued by a funded organisation;
  • publications for or about your funded activity or issued by a funded organisation;
  • banners printed that promote the funded activity or funded organisation;
  • websites (home pages) and social media (info or about section) for your funded activity or funded organisation;
  • newsletters/e-bulletins from funded organisations
  • letterheads from funded organisations; and
  • email signatures for funded organisations.

The correct logo to acknowledge funding from the Northern Territory Government:

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Arts NT encourages you to send any promotional material prior printing to Arts NT to check the designs to ensure appropriate acknowledgment of the funding received.

To download the logo or for more information visit the Logos Page

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