Art/Works Special Bulletin: Guidelines released for Catalyst - Australian Arts and Culture Fund
From: "Ministry for the Arts"
McKone" Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:28:27
bulletin from the Ministry for the Arts - November 2015
released for Catalyst - Australian Arts and Culture Fund
guidelines for Catalyst - Australian Arts and Culture Fund have been
Catalyst (formerly known as the National Program for Excellence in the Arts) will
provide funding of $12 million each year to small, medium and large arts
organisations at a national, regional and community level.
for the program include innovative projects by small to medium organisations,
and projects that increase participation of regional Australians in the arts and
enhance our international reputation.
can support activities such as performances, exhibitions, tours, development and
creation of new work, festivals, investment in foundation or fellowship
programs, and infrastructure and capacity-building projects.
Minister Mitch Fifield announced the new program today following consultation
with the arts sector. The Minister has also restored $8 million per year to the
Australia Council to primarily support small to medium organisations.
funding is available from three streams: partnerships and collaborations;
innovation and participation; and international and cultural
Applications will be assessed with the assistance of
independent assessors. So far, over 300 assessors are registered with the
Ministry for the Arts including artists, curators, philanthropists and audience
Applications to Catalyst open on Friday 27 November.