Queensland Arts Showcase Program


The Queensland Arts Showcase Program provides funding to individuals, organisations and collectives to help them deliver arts and cultural experiences.
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Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What you get?

One-off grants of up to $30,000 (sole-funding) and up to $60,000 (co-funding).

Who is this for?

Queensland individuals, organisations, and collectives.

Overview

The program offers 3 streams of funding:

Arts Accelerate

Funding for new works that:

  • stimulate sector recovery with a focus on demonstrated track record of presenting work in a venue
  • create new employment opportunities and/or cultivate new and emerging talent
  • extend artists’ and/or organisations’ practice, audiences and market

Arts Activate

Funding for diverse arts and cultural initiatives in Queensland that:

  • create new employment opportunities
  • develop and implement new programs that deliver social benefit outcomes to communities
  • contribute to the activation of community and cultural infrastructure, including digital infrastructure

Arts Advantage

Funding for arts-led projects which provide social benefits to Queenslanders across community sectors including health, youth justice, aged care, disability, education and early childhood that:

  • create new employment opportunities
  • develop and implement new programs that deliver social benefit outcomes to communities
  • collaborate with government, business and not-for-profit agencies

Across all 3 streams, up to $3000 of the allocated funding may be used for equipment purchases that directly relate to the creation and delivery of the funded project.

Check if you can apply

An organisation/group must:

  • have an active Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a bank account in the name of the applicant

An individual must:

  • have an active Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a bank account in the name of the applicant
  • by over 18 years or have the application co-signed by their legal guardian

An auspicing body must:

  • have an active Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a bank account in the name of the applicant
  • be a small to medium arts/cultural organisation previously funded by Arts Queensland since 1 January 2019

All eligible applications must:

  • be submitted by a Queensland based individual, organisation or group; or show evidence as to how the activity will directly benefit Queensland arts and culture
  • where applicable, show evidence of demand and support for activities that involve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • demonstrate the project can be completed within 12 months from approval

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Apply for the Queensland Arts Showcase Program

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.