Country Arts Support Program annual grants for South Coast artists

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Artist, Gus Eagleton, 'Southerly Change', Adddison St, Shellharbour
CASP Grant

Country Association Support Program (CASP)

South Coast Arts offers annual grants under the Country Arts Support Program (funded by Create NSW). Each round has a different focus. To be eligible applicants must:

Be based on the south coast (in the Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven Local Government areas)

  • Have an arts-based project in mind that supports artists or engages the community in arts & culture processes
  • Complete their project within a calendar year
  • Must be a legal entity (sole trader or incorporated association) or be auspiced by a legal entity

The aims of CASP funding is to:

  • Support arts & cultural activities and projects to drive community and social benefits
  • Assist locally determined community arts and cultural activities
  • Increase opportunities for regionally based groups to access a diverse range of arts programs
  • Enable communities to explore and express their cultural identities

Applications are accessed via a Smarty Grants portal, accessed via South Coast Arts website.
To meet the successful applicants in the CASP August round, go to PROJECTS -> Current-> CASP