Public Grants Program

Applications for the second round of the Public Grants Program closed at 5.00pm ADST Friday 9 October 2015.

About the Public Grants Program

The $2 million Public Grants Program will be open to individuals, organisations and groups, including cultural institutions, arts organisations and artists for collaborative, commemorative arts and culture projects that engage local communities and produce high quality artistic outputs.

The Public Grants Program will support the development, production, presentation, exhibition or performance of arts and culture projects that enhance our understanding of the Anzac legacy. The objectives of the Public Grants Program are:

  • empowering communities, individuals, organisations and artists to commemorate and remember their own history of service and sacrifice through high quality arts and culture activities
  • ensuring communities have the opportunity to access and contribute to quality arts and cultural activities that commemorate the Anzac Centenary across the duration of the commemorative period
  • encouraging Australian artists to explore a wide range of themes, and engage and educate audiences about the experiences, values and emotions of the men and women involved in Australia's military past in powerful and diverse ways.

Funding of up to $100,000 is available for national, state and territory cultural institutions, and funding of up to $50,000 is available for artists, arts organisations and other applicants.

Application process

The second round of the Public Grants Program will focus on commemorating the First World War Armistice and Australia's service and sacrifice in other conflicts during the past hundred years, with activities and projects to be delivered out to 2018.

Applications for the second round of the Public Grants Program closed at 5.00pm ADST Friday 9 October 2015.

Public Grants Program guidelines

The Public Grants Program guidelines outline the eligibility criteria, selection criteria, application and assessment processes for the Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund Public Grants Program.