Alternative Funding

ANAT provides opportunities for creative practitioners to undertake research and develop their practice through its annual program. Due to the focus and timing of ANAT’s program, these opportunities are often very competitive. There are a number of other funding opportunities available in Australia and we will update this list as they become available. You can also subscribe to the ANAT Digest for timely monthly updates.

Below are a list of national and state funding bodies for the arts:
Arts SA
Arts VIC
Arts NSW
Arts QLD
Arts NT
Arts ACT
Arts Tasmania
Government of WA Department of Culture and the Arts
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet – Office for the Arts
Australia Council for the Arts

For an overview of all Australian Government grants – Grant Finder

For those who have developed research partnerships, there are opportunities through the ARC National Competetive Grants Program

From time to time creative skills are required to meet government tendering requirements – AusTender

Often the IP in a creative work has commercial potential. Below are national and state based opportunities:
Commercialisation Australia
Tomorrow Grant Program SA

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