Apply for an arts grant to create new work

You can apply for up to $20,000 to research, develop or create new artworks, arts projects or community cultural development projects in the Northern Territory (NT)

The Arts Development grant is part of the NT Arts Grants Program project rounds.

There are two funding rounds per year that support the following:

  • expression of NT identity through arts and culture
  • development opportunities for NT artists or arts workers
  • increased arts participation and access
  • employment of NT artists or arts workers.

Who can apply

Individuals, groups or non-profit organisations may apply.

Who cannot apply

Arts organisations that get more than $100,000 in program funding each year from the NT Arts Grants Program can't get this funding.

Projects that are directly associated with arts organisations or festivals that receive more than $100,000 in program funding from NT Arts Grants Program also may not be eligible.

Talk to an arts broker for more information.

Before you apply

Read before you apply for an arts grant and get advice from an arts broker before you apply.

You should also read the NT Arts Grants Program Guidelines. To get the guidelines visit the Department of Arts and Museums website.

The NT Arts Grants Program project rounds will be announced through Arts NT's newsletter Bite Size Arts News. 

If you want to be informed about current arts grants you can subscribe to Bite Size Arts News.

How to apply

You must apply for all NT arts grants online by using Grants Tracker.

After you apply

You will be told about the outcome by the advertised project round notification date.

Last updated: 27 June 2017