Cherish II

Cherish II provides funding to First Nations individuals, groups and organisations to support sector priorities and needs through the COVID-19 pandemic.


What do you get?

Funding of between $5,000 and $50,000.

Who is this for?

First Nations individuals, groups and organisations


The Cherish II fund has 4 grant streams:

  • Living libraries - supporting cultural knowledge and intergenerational collaborations
  • Creative practice - supporting artistic creative expression
  • Creative entrepreneur - supporting business models to expand your practice
  • Creative workforce - supporting artworkers in a digital world

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must be:

  • a First Nation artist, arts and cultural group or organisation
  • an Australian resident or permanent resident

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Cherish II.