Kingston's Arts Grants program supports a diverse range of artists, arts practices and organisations.
Image:Christina Darras, Onself, too many, opening event, Arts Grant recipient 2020. Photo Lucy Foster
SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
The City of Kingston invites artists, community arts groups and local makers and creative businesses to make an application to the Arts Grants Program for activities taking place between July 2022 and June 2023.
INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
Who can apply?
If you are applying as an individual or group, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
You may not apply for a grant if you received a grant, or administered a grant, from the City of Kingston in the past and that grant has not been satisfactorily acquitted.
All projects must have an outcome in Kingston.
Applications must meet the eligibility criteria requested within the application form.
In 2022, there will be three grant categories. Please select the grant that best suits your project:
1. Arts Projects (up to $5000)
The purpose of this grant is to fund the creation of art projects that extend the artist’s practice. This grant is open to emerging and established artists and their groups. Applicants need not live in Kingston but project outcomes must be presented within the City of Kingston. Apply online here.
2. Community-based art projects (up to $5000)
Projects in this funding category are led by a community arts worker or a community group, and involve the full participation of community members. Applicants need not live in Kingston but are encouraged to work with communities residing in Kingston. Project outcomes must be presented within the City of Kingston and have a direct or significant benefit to Kingston residents. Apply online here.
3. Local Makers & Creative Businesses (up to $4000)
This grant supports Kingston based makers and creative business owners. The purpose of this grant is to provide funding and business mentoring to support applicants to showcase and market a product to the public within G3 Artspace in Parkdale. The applicant must live or work within the municipality of Kingston. Apply online here.
The City of Kingston Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee will assess your application. Arts Grants will be assessed on the following criteria:
- Creative, innovative, original concept
- Capacity to deliver the project
- Community engagement practices and skills
- High quality outcomes
- Capacity to engage target audience
- Strong support material
Before starting your submission please download and review the Arts Grants Guidelines.
For more information about City of Kingston Council Strategies please visit:
Arts and Cultural Strategy (2018-22)
Council wide Strategies