Creative fellowship and arts residencies grants

If you’re a Northern Territory (NT) artist or arts worker, you may be eligible to apply for the following grants to support your career development:

  • creative fellowship
  • arts residencies.

Who can apply

You must have at least 10 years of professional arts practice in the NT to be eligible for the creative fellowship grant.

Early and mid-career artists and arts workers are eligible to apply for an arts residencies grant. This category prioritises opportunities for Aboriginal and remote artists and art workers.

You must also meet other eligibility requirements in the Arts and Culture Grants Program guidelines.

What you can apply for

If you're eligible, you can apply for the following:

  • creative fellowship – up to $40,000 to undertake:
    • research
    • works development
  • arts residencies - up to $20,000 to:
    • get mentoring from NT arts sector professionals
    • collaborate with other artists.

Before you apply

You must read the below guidelines for eligibility and application requirements.

Arts and Culture Grants Program guidelines PDF (1.8 MB)
Arts and Culture Grants Program guidelines DOCX (1.2 MB).

How to apply

Applications open on 13 September 2021 and close on 18 October 2021. Apply online at GrantsNT.

Applicants will be notified of funding outcomes from 13 December 2021.

You can only start activities after the funding agreement is signed.


For help or more information, contact Arts NT.

Last updated: 30 August 2021

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