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2020 Resilience Fund: Adapt

The 2020 Resilience Fund: Adapt provides funding to Australian artists, groups and organisations to help them adapt their practice and explore new ways of working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $10,000 for individuals and groups and up to $20,000 for organisations.

Who is this for?

Australian artists, groups and organisations.


Funding is available for individuals, groups and organisations and may be used for:

Skills and career development

  • remote professional mentoring and mentor fees
  • digital residencies
  • coordinator and collaborator fees
  • course fees and online learning

Business and practice development

  • adapting existing practice and operations
  • exploring alternative models and platforms for creation, collaboration, mobility or distribution
  • adviser fees
  • coordinator and collaborator fees
  • other expenses to research and develop new markets and income streams

Developing collaborations and connections

  • knowledge exchange
  • other expenses to explore and develop collaborative networks
  • communities of practice and platforms for community cohesion
  • adviser fees
  • coordinator and collaborator fees

Digital capability

  • expenses to strengthen digital infrastructure
  • accessing appropriate software and advice
  • making content accessible to diverse and underrepresented audiences, artists and arts practitioners
  • adviser fees
  • subscriptions
  • equipment and infrastructure

What are the eligibility criteria?

Individuals, groups and organisations can apply. 

Individuals can apply for themselves or on behalf of a group. You must be a practising artist or arts worker, and an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Australian organisations that create artistic work or provide a service to the arts sector can apply.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at 2020 Resilience Fund: Adapt.