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Crown Resorts Foundation – Western Sydney Arts Initiative

Overview / Purpose

This program aims to promote the accessibility and availability of the arts for young Australians who may not otherwise have this opportunity usually due to lower socio economic circumstances.

The priorities of the program are:
- Indigenous arts and cultural programs.
- Programs that use art as a vehicle to engage young Australians with their education.
- Schools’ focussed arts programs in lower socio economic areas.
- Programs that provide subsidised and appropriate performances or exhibitions.
- Programs or activities that promote social cohesion and connect communities through the arts.

Grants between $10,000 and $100,000 per year are available. With few exceptions, the length of the grant period is two years.

Who Can Apply

Eligible applicants include organisations with Tax Concession Charity (TCC) or Deductible Gift Recipients (DGR) endorsement from the Australian Tax Office, where the latter is also charitable.
Eligible Activities

Eligible programs must focus primarily on young people’s (0-25 years) engagement with the arts.

Eligible initiatives include those that meet the following outcomes:
- Enhance local Indigenous arts and cultural programs.
- Enhance education experience.
- Increase awareness of the importance of art to Indigenous culture.
- Provide opportunity and participation.
- Provide opportunity for marginalised youth to engage or participate in program.
- Provide the opportunity for young Australians to experience quality arts performances or exhibitions or educational visits.
- Improve the accessibility and availability of the arts.
- Promote culture.

Assessment Criteria

The main assessment criteria include whether the organisation:
- Has sufficient capacity to carry out the proposed activity.
- Has other financial support or will leverage support to obtain further funding.
- Collaborates with others in its field.
- Is committed to evaluation and dissemination, with a view to replicate.
- Will be able to sustain results into the future.

Restrictions

The following are ineligible for funding:
- Generic public fundraising appeals or fundraising costs
- Individuals
- Political projects and/or lobby groups
- Ongoing funding

Program ID: 17124
Status
CLOSED  Icon_X.gif

Open Date
01 April, 2016

Closing Date
15 June, 2016

Closing Information
This program is available biennially. The next funding round is expected to open in mid-2018.

Funding Type
Grant

Funding Amount
Min:  $10,000  - Max:  $100,000

Matching Contribution?
Yes

Competitive
Yes

Location
New South Wales

Region
Any

Gender
Any

Ages
Youth

Sectors
Arts
   General

Multicultural
   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders


Program administrator
Crown Resorts Foundation

Telephone: 03 9292 8871
Email:  Send email
Website:  Visit website
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