Grants Available

New grants have been announced to help arts organisations, businesses and organisations survive the COVID-19 shut down. The City of Sydney has grants of up to $20,000 to help creative industries and the NSW Government has announced grants for socially isolated seniors to remain connected.

City Of Sydney grants 

New grants include:

  • Up to $10,000 to help move your business online or adapt your operating model to the current context, to train staff or complete capital works;
  • Up to $20,000 for artists to create works or performances that can take place now, or after the pandemic;
  • Up to $20,000 for arts organisations to cover wages, administration costs and professional development while performance opportunities are limited;
  • Up to $50,000 for not-for-profit organisations to help provide food, digital assistance and social connection to vulnerable people; and
  • Up to $5,000 for individuals and community groups to help run programs, events and services that help us adapt, survive and recover from the pandemic.

Applications for these grants are now open and close April 27, so if you or anyone you know of would benefit from this funding, please click here to apply.


Seniors Grants

Organisations can now apply for one-off grants to deliver programs that will help socially isolated seniors stay connected during COVID-19. Suitability of the previously launched Seniors Staying Social program has been reassessed and we are now seeking projects that will explicitly address social isolation in light of COVID-19, through both online and not-online forms.

Applications are open and will close on April 26. For more information head to

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