Applications for the Country Arts Support Program (CASP) and Regional Arts Fund (RAF) are now open!



CASP is an annual funding program that benefits a range of creative groups across the state. It is administered by Regional Arts NSW (RANSW) on behalf of Create NSW and is guided by the Arts and Cultural Development Plan‘s three main objectives: a creative and vibrant NSW arts and cultural sector renowned for excellence and innovation; state-wide engagement with diverse audiences and communities; and a resilient NSW arts and cultural sector.

Funding for the 2019 round is available for projects occurring between 1 January and 31 December 2019. Eligible activities include workshops, exhibitions, performances, artist-in-residence programs, and public art and design projects.

Visit Regional Arts NSW to view the complete guidelines and to check if you are eligible for this funding. Applications close 3 August.




The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia and meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in, and access to, the arts and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts. The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

View the full list of objectives and guidelines on Regional Arts NSW’s website. Applications close 10 August.