Recording and Promotion Grants NSW

This program provides funding for the recording and promotion of new and original contemporary music by NSW artists.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

Artists, their representatives and acts recording new music in NSW.


Funding can support recording and promotion activities for: 

  • short-form releases (e.g. a single or EP) up to $25,000   
  • long-form releases (e.g. an album) up to $50,000   
  • releases by artists signed to a major label, with matched funding up to $25,000. 

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 The project must:   

  • record and promote new and original music by NSW-based artists   
  • allocate at least 20% of the funding request towards promotion costs   
  • ensure at least 60% of the budget is spent in NSW to benefit local music businesses and industry professionals
  • be undertaken between 1 June 2024 and 30 June 2025.

Eligible artists and artist representatives must meet the following criteria:

  • be 18 years or older
  • currently lives in NSW (minimum 12 months) 
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident 
  • performs new and original work, or represents an artist that does so

To be eligible, acts must meet the following criteria:

  • all members must be 18 years or older   
  • at least 50% of members must be currently living in NSW (minimum 12 months) 
  • all members must be Australian citizens or permanent residents 
  • perform new and original work. 

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