Country Arts Support Program (CASP) Annual Funding

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Country Arts Support Program (CASP) Annual Funding

South Coast Arts offers annual grants under the Country Arts Support Program (funded by Create NSW)

Applicants can apply for up to $3000 per application.

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


CASP – Guidelines – South Coast Arts are provided here.



Applications are accessed via the Smarty Grants portal.

Online SmartyGrants Application Here

If you don’t already have a SmartyGrants account you will need to create one to log in.


Key Dates



  • Applications open Monday 27 May 2024
  • Applications close Sunday 7 July 2024, at Midnight



  • Projects must start after 14 October 2024
  • Projects must be completed by Friday 30 May 2025