How to apply

Grant applications are submitted through our online system. If you are using the system for the first time you will need to register your details to access the grant application.

We do not accept applications submitted via post. Any material received by post will not be assessed and will be returned to the sender. If you think you will have difficulty submitting your application online, please contact the grants team.

There are a range of activities funded through Australia Council Grant Programs and the Programs delivered on behalf of the Government.

Click here to try our pre-application questionnaire to help you understand how best to make an application to the Australia Council.

Our program summary pages list the type of activities we support.  They also include closing dates, eligibility requirements and assessment criteria.  

If you are unsure about which program you should apply to, or have any questions about how to apply, please contact us.

Useful Links

Grants

Grants

Our grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

International Opportunities

International Opportunities

Our international projects are a key market development activity which facilitate and build on the global engagement capability of the Australian arts sector. 

Residencies

Residencies

Council has forged partnerships with some of the best residency providers in the world to deliver a suite of residencies that enable the development of individual artists, arts mediators, groups and organisations.

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