It continues to be a challenging time for the music industry with limited opportunities and the end of JobKeeper.
We're rounding up funding, EOIs and opportunities and grants, and will continue to update this page.
Support Act Crisis Relief is also available for eligible musicians, crew and music workers experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID crisis. Find out more about the new 'MusicKeeper' and 'CrewKeeper' cash grants, which are designed to help cushion the blow occasioned by the end of JobKeeper payments.
The Fanfare Competition is open to young people aged 12-21 years, to compose a 30 second composition and submit a score and recording online. Win the opportunity for mentorships and to have your music recorded and performed.
The ABC has announced a fund to commission multiple new Australian works across the classical and jazz genres. The Fund is offering up to $6,000 for each commission, to cover the writing of a new work and musicians’ costs to make a recording. Also provided is an ABC studio as well as producers and engineers for the recording.
Support Act's Crisis Relief is available to eligible musicians, crew and music workers experiencing financial hardship due to the Covid crisis. Find out more about the 'MusicKeeper' and 'CrewKeeper' cash grants, which are designed to help cushion the blow occasioned by the end of JobKeeper payments.
To support your Make Music Day event or activity, Create NSW has partnered with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment as part of The Festival of Place to offer Small Project Grants of $15,000.
Jazz is about communication, expression, and speaking freely through your instrument. Developed in partnership with Dr. Sandy Evans OAM in 2002, the Young Women’s Jazz Workshops have played a transformative role for countless musicians aged 12 and up around Australia. Expressions of Interest open now, there is a course fee payable if you are accepted.
The NTRA Quick Response Grant category supports creativity, innovation, participation, and access to arts and cultural activities which contribute to the sustainable cultural, social and economic capacity, and well being of individuals and community.
The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) supports vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland by individuals, organisations or collectives.Round 3 opens 15 February 2021. The program is delivered through three streams- Arts Accelerate, Arts Activate and Arts Advantage.
The City of Hobart is keen to see its venues used for your ideas and creative projects. There are quick response grants of $1000 available to help cover fees and other costs of an event. $19,000 in total is available in this grant until 31 May 2021.
City of Melbourne are seeking applications from artists of all disciplines and from all backgrounds and abilities. This includes but is not limited to musicians, singer songwriters, bands, composers and sound artists of all kinds. There are grants of up to $20,000 available.
The City of Yarra offers discounted hire to not-for-profit community groups who operate in Yarra. If you are a community group and want to hold an event with significant benefit to Yarra's community, you can apply for this grant. 90% discount on Town Hall Hire.
The Regional Artist Fellowships of $50,000 support up to four outstanding, established regional WA artists and/or arts workers’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years.
Quick Response Grants are intended to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities that arise at short notice. Open to individuals, groups, incorporated not-for-profit organisations and Local Governments based in Regional WA
Through Drug Aware YCulture Regional individuals aged 12 - 26 can apply for up to $4,000 if living in regional WA or up to $6,000 if you live in remote WA, or above the 26th parallel, to support you in delivering your arts project.