The Live Music Australia program, supported by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications, and the Arts, is offering grants of $5k-$100k for live music venues, festivals, and organisations that champion quality original Australian live music. Apply for assistance towards a range of activities and equipment such as sound, lighting, staging costs, mosh pits, accessible facilities, marketing and noise attenuation.
📅 Application Deadline: October 17, 2023
💰 Total Funding: $20 million over four years
Who can apply?
To be eligible for funding, you must demonstrate your commitment to hosting a music-focused festival featuring live performances of original music by predominantly Australian artists. Multi-disciplinary arts or food festivals with music as a secondary function are not eligible. Festivals taking place for more than one weekend a year are eligible.
What can be funded?
Funding is available for various activities, including infrastructure upgrades, equipment purchases, marketing, and promotional expenses, artist fees, business and administration expenses related to the event, and more. This grant aims to enhance the quality of the audience’s experience, increase accessibility, and bring dynamism to the live music sector.
For detailed guidelines and frequently asked questions, visit the GrantConnect website: Live Music Australia Grant Guidelines
This grant aligns with the Australian Government’s commitment to supporting the live music sector and fostering a vibrant and sustainable music industry. It’s an excellent opportunity to make a positive impact on the Australian music scene.
📥 Application Information
Find the program documentation, guidelines, and FAQs on the GrantConnect website. Don’t forget to read the program guidelines before applying.
📞 Contact Details
If you have any questions or need assistance, contact the Contemporary Music Team at the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications, and the Arts.
- Phone: 02 6271 1711
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org