Community Arts and Cultural Development Grants

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Community Arts and Cultural Development Grants

Community Arts Grants

Applications are now closed for the 2019-20 Coffs Harbour City Council Arts and Cultural Development Grant Program.

Funding assistance of between $2,000 and $5,000 is available to support events and projects that reflect the goals of the Creative Coffs Cultural Strategic Plan 2017-2022.

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 its 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 which forms the foundation of the selection criteria.

For project ideas, please refer to the identified strategies set-out in Council’s Creative Coffs Cultural Strategic Plan 2017-2022.

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

Be prepared before starting your online application by:

  • Reading the Arts and Cultural Development Grant Guidelines.
  • Using the Response Planning Guide to plan the answers to the grant questions first and transfer this information into the online application.
  • Gather all electronic documents such as letters of support, certificates of currency for insurance, copy of your financial statements etc. so you can upload them as required.

Successful 2019/20 grant recipients:

Applicant or AuspiceProject TitleFunding
Coffs Harbour Arts Council
Coffs Indie Voices
Music Unites Souls in Community
Friends of Coffs Harbour Regional GalleryWhite Bluff Art +Science Collaboration Stage 2
Auspicious Arts Projects
Wondering Circus Australia: Workshops & Showcase
Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival
Telling Stories (BRWF Schools Program)
Coffs Harbour City Orchestra
Community Concert Series
Woolgoolga Arts Group
Masterful Art
Sawtell Art Group Inc.
A Class Above

Sector development: $6,550 for co-ordination of development and network events that value and support creative industries and encourage connections, collaboration and partnerships in the arts and cultural sector.