by Phoebe Repeti

Image: 2022 Blacktown City Creative Arts Fund recipient, Priyanka Gounder

Blacktown City Creative Arts Fund 2023

Calling all Blacktown artists, artist groups, creatives, community organisations

Got a new project cooking, on the go or brand-new ideas?
You can apply for funding through Blacktown City Creative Arts Fund.

Apply for artistic and creative projects including podcasts, performance, visual arts, music, film, digital arts, multimedia, writing and photography. You can also apply for professional and skill development. An individual or organisation can apply for $2,000 to $5,000 in funding.

Some of the previous projects supported by Blacktown City Creative Arts Fund have included music composition and recording, producing a children’s book, directing and writing short films, web series for children, public art murals and new exhibitions. Personal development may include being mentored by an artist or access to specialised facilities.

The purpose of the Blacktown City Creative Arts Fund is to offer opportunities for creative growth and artistic and cultural development through:

  • promoting arts and culture in Blacktown City
  • building artistic capacity
  • professional development for artists
  • skills development through mentorship and training
  • providing social and cultural connections between artists and communities
  • encourage creative expressions in the community
  • creating an independent creative sector that contributes to the economy of our City.

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Blacktown City Creative Arts Fund applications are now closed. 

Need some assistance with your application?

If you have questions or require assistance with your application due to language, accessibility or technology barriers you can contact Blacktown Arts on (02) 9839 6558 Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. You can also email us at artscentre@blacktown.nsw.gov.au and request a meeting with a staff member from the Blacktown City Creative Arts Fund team.

Blacktown City supports culture and creativity are part of everyone’s daily life. To find out more about our City’s commitment you can view Our Creative City Blacktown City Cultural Plan 

Proudly supported by Blacktown City Council and Blacktown Arts.