Funding to support community participation in the arts

Funding body:

Festivals Australia

Funding program:

Festivals Australia Program 2022

Closing date:


Festivals Australia funds high-quality arts projects that invite community participation and audience engagement. Projects can include but are not limited to a parade, performance, workshop, installation or exhibition.

The aim is to give community members living in regional or remote Australia the chance to participate in or attend an arts experience at a festival, or a significant one-off community celebration.

The current round is for projects commencing from 1 July 2022.

Important dates
Applications open: 21 February 2022
Applications close: 18 March 2022