Government of Northern Territory: Arts and Culture Grants (Australia)
The Government of Northern Territory is seeking applications for the Arts and Culture Grants Program to provide funding for new initiatives that increase business and operational capacity and profile of artists with disabilities and increase the sustainability and capacity of the arts and creative industries.
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ACCESSIBLE ARTS – Increase capacity, profile and employment of artists with disability: Applications must demonstrate benefits for the development and sustainability of the arts and disability sector and contribution toward the goals of the National Arts and Disability Strategy.
increase participation and access, and or to develop and grow audiences for work;
raise the profile of Northern Territory artists with disabilities;
support innovative and sustainable cultural industries for arts access; and
Support strategic partnerships that increase capacity building and disability employment outcomes.
GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY – Increase capacity of the arts and cultural industries
Funding supports creativity, capability and sustainability of artists and arts organizations, including small to medium arts businesses that are recognized as high quality and contribute to the Territory’s arts sector through creative practice, business ingenuity and innovation.
Applications must demonstrate the benefits to the development and sustainability of their practice and/or organization, including submission of a business plan and timeline demonstrating clear sector outcomes, as well as measures of success. The development of new artistic work for presentation will not be supported. Applicants that support industry development in regional and remote Northern Territory are encouraged to apply.
Build capacity and employment in the Territory’s arts and cultural sector; and
Support the development of new business models for Northern Territory art, creative and cultural organizations that increase partnerships, capacity, and revenue and non-Government investment.
ACCESSIBLE ARTS: Funding up to $30,000 per applicant.
GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY: Funding up to $50,000 per applicant.
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Accredited training, or educational activities which are curricular activities in educational institutions;
Activities that are the exclusive responsibility of other funding bodies or government agencies;
Activities that have already started or been completed prior to application or notification dates;
Applicants and/or administering bodies with outstanding grant acquittal reports;
Capital equipment, unless otherwise stated in specific grant category, or real estate purchases;
For profit business activities (unless otherwise stated in specific grant category information);
Fundraising, charitable events or the prizes for competitions;
Insolvent or non-compliant applicants or applicants under administration;
Multiple applications for the same project/activity
Multiple applications from an applicant
Programs and projects which have already received significant funding support from Arts NT and/or the Northern Territory Government may not be competitive or a priority for ongoing or additional support;
Arts projects or activities that do not have a clearly defined arts outcome;
Projects or initiatives where the primary artists and service providers are not named or paid in line with award rates;
Research or studio work for academic assessment and undergraduate, diploma, certificate and postgraduate studies;
Restoration or conservation of cultural material activities (unless otherwise stated in specific grant category);
Screen based projects aimed at the cinema, film festivals or television, media, advertising and gaming; and/or
The entire financial cost of an activity.
Who can apply?
Individuals: Individual applicants must be:
An Australian citizen or have permanent residence status;
Be over 18 years of age; and
A current resident of the Northern Territory.
Evidence of residential status may be requested by way of driver’s license, power bill, and electoral roll registration. Individuals can not apply for funding on behalf of another individual, unless authorized by that individual due to accessibility.
Individuals to apply as a sole trader with a registered ABN.
If an individual is not a sole trader, the applicant can request funding of up to $15 000. Please note banking details must match application information.
Individuals operating as sole traders with an ABN must apply as an organization in GrantsNT.
Employees of the Northern Territory Government are ineligible to apply where there is a direct conflict of interest.
How To Apply
Ensure that all support material is uploaded to GrantsNT;
Ensure that you have included all of the required artistic and budget support material;
Ensure you provide a clear and realistic budget with notes and quotes for items over $2000 (evidence may be requested for items under $2000 if relevance to project is unclear);
Include evidence of appropriate permissions, consultations, acknowledgements and communication in your application, as per Aboriginal Cultural Protocols;
Where relevant, include working with children permission and/or authorisation;
Individuals operating as sole traders with an ABN must apply as an organisation in GrantsNT.
For more information, visit https://grantsnt.nt.gov.au/grants/arts-and-culture-grants-program-arts-industry-development