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 each year 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 is given to projects which develop partnerships, skills and have ongoing benefits for the community.

Successful 2019/20 grant recipients:

Applicant or AuspiceProject TitleFunding
Coffs Harbour Arts Council
Coffs Indie Voices
$5,000
STARTTS
Music Unites Souls in Community
$5,000
Friends of Coffs Harbour Regional GalleryWhite Bluff Art +Science Collaboration Stage 2
$5,000
Auspicious Arts Projects
Wondering Circus Australia: Workshops & Showcase
$5,000
Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival
Telling Stories (BRWF Schools Program)
$4,670
Coffs Harbour City Orchestra
Community Concert Series
$2,500
Woolgoolga Arts Group
Masterful Art
$2,000
Sawtell Art Group Inc.
A Class Above
$2,680
TOTALS$31,850


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.