Before you apply for an arts grant
Conditions for all arts grant applications
You must meet all of the following conditions for an arts grant:
- if Indigenous artists, cultural content or communities are involved you must include evidence of suitable consultation, agreement or support
- you need a working with children clearance notice and an Ochre Card for festivals, projects and activities involving youth
- you need to include acknowledgement of funding received in your marketing materials and promotional activities
- you need to ensure you have got appropriate policies in place for the activities you want funding for.
Conditions for administering a grant
All of these conditions apply to how an arts grant is administered:
- for grants up to $10,000 individuals may administer their own funding and do not need an administering body
- for grants over $10,000, individuals must have an administering body to take legal and financial responsibility for the grant
- groups formed without legal standing must nominate a group member who will be legally and financially responsible for the grant on behalf of the group. This person must meet the criteria for individuals
- organisations must have legal standing and be non-profit. These may include an incorporated association or a local government statutory authority, an incorporated Aboriginal association, or a non-profit company limited by guarantee
- organisations must be an Australian entity registered and operating in the Northern Territory
- if you are a non-profit organisation that earns $150,000 or more per year you must be registered for Goods and Services Tax.
For more information contact an Arts Broker at Arts NT.
Last updated: 01 February 2019