Get funding and support for arts and culture

Create NSW provides grants, funding and support for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts and cultural workers across metro and regional NSW.

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Find latest grants & funding

View and apply for current arts and culture funding via the finder.

Get started in applying

Try these simple steps if you're new to applying.

Access resources for the sector

Resource Hub including toolkits and guides.

Discover changes to arts and cultural funding

Learn about the arts and cultural funding program reforms

Creative Communities - the NSW Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy

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Creative Communities is the state’s Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy, recognising the unique place of the sector in NSW.

Creative Communities is an inclusive policy that puts culture, arts, and the creative industries at the heart of NSW. It provides a framework for the next 10 years that supports artists, creatives and cultural organisations and expands to include the rapidly growing creative industries.

Read more on the NSW Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy.

Image: Chanika De Silva in Vox Theatre’s Silenced. Photo: Natalie Low

About Create NSW funding


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About Create NSW funding

How do our grants, residencies, fellowships and internships help grow and support arts and culture in NSW.


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Our stories

Read stories about people who have been selected as Create NSW funding recipients.


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Cultural infrastructure funding

Create NSW provides funding and support for cultural places and spaces - including grants and subsidised leasing.

Stay up to date

Keep up to date with new grants and funding from Create NSW through our funding calendar, e-newsletters and social media.

Funding calendar

Latest resources

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