Live Performance Venue Grant Program NSW

This program provides funding to NSW hospitality venues to help with costs of staging live performances.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Funding between $20,000 and $80,000.

Who is this for?

NSW hospitality venues.


Eligible project costs include:

  • purchase and installation of equipment to facilitate staging of live performance (speakers, PA systems, microphones, mixing desk, lighting etc)
  • minor venue improvements for the purpose of staging live performances that do not require development consent (staging, soundproofing treatments)
  • payments for live performance artists regularly scheduled at the venue
  • marketing costs for live performances.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicant venues must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN), Australian company number (ACN), or be registered as an incorporated association with NSW Fair Trading under the Associations Incorporation Act 2009
  • be an existing restaurant, bar, cafĂ©, brewery or distillery, registered club and/or hotel
  • provide a commercial on-premise food and/or beverage offering
  • be located within an eligible LGA
  • have a maximum total venue capacity of 300 patrons
  • have relevant approvals to operate at least twice per week after 5pm.

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