Brisbane City Council To Award New Creative and History Grants for 2019-2020

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The search is on for the new batch of recipients of Creative and History Grants from the Brisbane City Council. If you’re a Tarragindi artist with a great idea or product that could help the socio-economic and cultural growth of the community then consider sending in your grant application.

Before sending in your pitch, the Council has scheduled a Creative Grant Information Sessions to help with your application, where you can pick up valuable information on:  

  • the different creative grant programs available
  • grant guidelines and application forms
  • advice on project eligibility and
  • tips on making an application

If you’re interested in learning more about the grants, sign up for the Creative Grant Information Sessions at these times and locations below:

Monday, 11 Nov 2019
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Indooroopilly Library
Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Level 4, 322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly
* inside Indooroopilly Shopping Centre

Monday, 11 Nov 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Garden City Library
Level R4 – Yellow Car Park Garden City Shopping Centre Corner Logan Road &, Kessels Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt

Thursday, 14 Nov 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Visible Ink
5 Green Square Cl, Fortitude Valley


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By applying for the Creative and History Grants, you could receive funding in the amount of $10,000 to $30,000 to get your project off the ground. Below are the three types of grants currently open for individuals or groups:

Creative Sparks Grants Program 
Funding: $10,000
For creatives whose initiatives will help enrich Brisbane’s cultural, social and economic status.Monday 
9th of Dec 2019
Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships
Funding: $20,000
For budding creatives who want a career in the arts. Age limit: 17 to 30 years oldMonday
9th of Dec 2019
Innovation Grants Program
Funding: $30,000
For innovators with unique ideas, products or projects.Monday
16th of Dec 2019

The Creative and History Grants aim to boost talented Tarragindi artists, innovators, historians to come up with purposeful projects to benefit Brisbane. The funds are the primal benefit but being a recipient will also pave the way to secure more opportunities and network amongst industry leaders in the community.