The Seed Grant is aimed at emerging not-for-profit arts organisations.


For groups still in their initial years of formation, the Seed Grant aims to help them move towards a more stable development as a professional, not-for-profit arts organisation.


What the grant supports

The Seed Grant scheme is for promising new or emerging not-for-profit arts organisations that have:

What the grant covers


The Seed Grant will help to meet no more than 70% of a reasonable estimate of operating costs. Funding will be for up to a maximum of three years, subject to an annual assessment and renewal. Expected funding support per organisation typically ranges between $50,000 and $150,000 per year.

The grant is open to