Funding Opportunities

Our funding programs and initiatives help create a more sustainable and financially supported cultural sector. Whether you’re an arts organisation, independent artist or artistic group, we offer matched funding programs to maximise your fundraising efforts, boost your revenue and have meaningful connections with your audiences.

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Plus1

With matched funding, our Plus1 program supports not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations to develop and run more effective fundraising campaigns, boost their fundraising skills and secure new supporters.

Application for Plus1 2023/24 is closed.

MATCH Lab

Our MATCH Lab program supports artists and artist groups to build fundraising skills, increase knowledge of philanthropy and arts partnerships, develop broader arts business experience and create sustainable sources of revenue into the future with the support of matched funding for their campaign.

Application for MATCH Lab 2023/24 is closed.

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Coaching and Advice

Our State Managers offer guidance and consultation on philanthropy, fundraising and development, and securing investment and partnerships.

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Mentorships

Our Mentorship programs offer an opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced mentor across fundraising, management and leadership.

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APIEF

Take part in an in-depth training course run by experts in educational arts fundraising. Expressions of Interests are now open.

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