Online Grants info hub

Application Essentials

Welcome to the DCA’s Online Grants’ information hub. This section contains information and resources to assist applicants to DCA grants and funding programs. 

Select from the menu on the left to view available programs, download application handbooks and access other key documents.

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Updates and announcements

IMPORTANT – there have been recent changes to support material requirements for applicants to the Creative Development, Commercial Development, Community Engagement, Scholarship and Fellowships and Aboriginal Arts programs as well as the instructions on how to submit Support Materials in the DCA Grants – A Guide to Completing Your Application and Support Material ‘how-to’ Guide.

If you have previously downloaded copies of the handbooks or other Application Resources, please ensure you refer to the updated documents before you commence planning or drafting a new application.

Applications Open

Applications for RfR Regional Touring Boost open on Thursday 28 July 2016 and close at 4pm on Thursday 6 October 2016.

Applications to the following rounds opened on 20 June 2016 and close at 4pm Thursday 28 July. 

  • Young People and the Arts Fellowship
  • Creative Development Fellowship
  • Performing Arts Mid-Career Fellowship
  • Aboriginal Arts Forward Fellowship
  • Visual Arts and Craft Mid-Career Fellowship

Creative Development, Commercial Development, Community Engagement, Regional and Remote Touring Fund and Aboriginal Arts programs U-15k categories: open year round. 

See the DCA Grants Key Dates calendar for other important dates.