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Types of assistance

Arts Tasmania offers funding programs to individuals and organisations.

Grants are a form of financial assistance for a defined project or program of activities. They are non-repayable provided that the project proceeds as approved. There are a range of grant opportunities available through Arts Tasmania at different times throughout the year.

Arts Tasmania also provides low-interest loans to individuals artists and organisations, including small museums and collections. Loans can provide assistance towards project activity, capital improvements, equipment purchases and arts and movable cultural heritage projects.

Guarantees against loss are available to organsiations for a wide range of professional arts events that may involve an element of financial risk relating to ticket income.

Programs for individuals

Program Opens Closes Notification
Aboriginal Arts Fund to be advised
Arts and Disability Program 2 July 2013 2 September 2013 November 2013
Artsbridge Any time 1 February 2013 30 working days
Artsbridge Connect Any time 1 February 2013 30 working days
Assistance to Individuals 1 May 2013 1 August 2013 November 2013
Dombrovskis Award next offered in 2014
Premier's Arts Partnership Fund Year round Per project 40 working days
Residencies 1 May 2013 1 August 2013 November 2013
Start-up grants: for young artists 1 May 2013 1 August 2013 November 2013
Low-interest loans Year round Any time 30 working days
Vitra Fellowships to be advised
146 ArtStudios 19 June 2013 22 July 2013 August 2013
146 ArtSpace 19 June 2013 22 July 2013 August 2013
146 WallSpace Year round any time 30 working days

Programs for organisations

Program Opens Closes Notification
Assistance to Organisations 15 February 2013 30 April 2013 August 2013
Lynne Stacpoole Caring for Your Collection Grant 12 August 2013 14 October 2013 December 2013
Premier's Arts Partnership Fund Year round Any time 40 working days
Roving Curator Program 4 May 2013 9 July 2013 November 2013
Small Museums and Collections Program 4 May 2012 9 July 2013 November 2013
Low-interest Loans Year round Any time 30 working days