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18/19 Artist Support Quick Response

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Overview and Eligibility

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Artist Support Quick Response funding provides support for time sensitive professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and arts/cultural workers. Artist Support Quick Response round aims to support artists’ skills development and enable artists to undertake outstanding opportunities of significance for their practice offered at late notice.

Refer to the Arts and Cultural Development Program (ACDP) Guidelines for more details including necessary support material for this Round.

Funding range

Up to $5,000.

Closing date

1 April 2019


Please allow four weeks for your Quick Response application to be assessed and processed before receiving a formal response from Create NSW.

Funding restrictions

An application is not eligible for funding if it would otherwise be eligible under the Create NSW Arts & Cultural Projects round. While your project may include some artistic outcomes, this funding is focused on skills, professional and market development. Funding for projects that are solely focussed on the creation, development and presentation of work should be submitted to the Arts & Cultural Projects or another appropriate ACDP category.

Funding is not available for:

  • costs associated with a project or program that has already been substantially completed
  • assisting with study for a university degree or other formal qualification
  • covering the total production costs of new work (such as an exhibition)
  • applicants who have already received Arts NSW/Create NSW funding for the same activities
  • offsetting the costs of items and materials already purchased.
Confirm you have read the ACDP Guidelines * Required


To be eligible to apply for Artist Support you must be:

  • an individual professional artist, arts/cultural worker or partnership/group
  • a NSW resident
  • an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident

Refer to the ACDP Guidelines for more details or contact details below if you wish to discuss issues or concerns relating to Eligibility.

Do you meet all eligibility requirements, including an activity start date at least four weeks away? (If your activity start date is after 1 April 2019 you should apply to Artist Support Round 2 which opens Monday 10 December). * Required