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Community Arts and Cultural Development Grants

Community Arts Grants

Applications now open for 2021-22 Arts and Cultural Development Grant Progam

Funding assistance of between $2,000 and $7,000 will be available to support for events and projects.

Closing date is Monday 31 May 2021.

Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to the vitality of the arts and cultural life of the Coffs region and appreciates its importance to the social health and economic life of our communities. 

This grant program supports new and exciting projects and initiatives that reflect the goals of Council’s Cultural Policy and the Creative Coffs Cultural Strategic Plan 2017-2022.

Priority will be given to projects which develop partnerships, skills and have ongoing benefits for the community.

It is strongly advised to refer to the guidelines that explains the application process and how to prepare your information. 

This application must be submitted on-line. 

To apply:


For further information please contact:

Cath Fogarty 
phone: 02 6648 4904
Mobile: 0409 876 432 

Successful 2020/21 grant recipients:

Applicant or AuspiceProject TitleFunding
Arts Mid North Coast (Auspice)
Musicians in Hospitals
$7,000
Boambee East Community Centre Inc.
Art Smash - Community Mosaic Project
$4,200
Arts Mid North Coast (Auspice)
SWIFF 2021 Local Artist Collaboration Project
$7,000
The Friends of Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
White Bluff Art + Science Collaboration Stage 3
$7,000
Coffs Harbour City Orchestra
"Bring Back the Music"
$2,368
Coffs Harbour Music Society Inc.
Coffs Harbour Music Society Master Class Initiative and 2021 Concert Series Launch
$6,845
Auspicious Arts Projects Inc. (auspice)
Andy's Chest
$5,000
TOTALS
$39,405