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The Copyright Agency – Create Grants
Mon September 14
The Copyright Agency’s Create Grants offer opportunities for mid-career and established creative writers and visual artists to create and develop new work. The grants provide a living allowance to a writer or a visual artist to write or create a new work for publication or exhibition.
Projects should span up to twelve months.
Applications are assessed by a panel of independent peers from the writing, publishing and visual arts sectors.
These grants will support projects that start after 1 October 2020.
Amount of grant: $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000
Who can apply
- Authors must have previously published at least two full-length books of their own creative writing (including professionally presented plays) in the following literary genres: fiction, literary non-fiction, children’s and young adult literature, picture book illustration, poetry, graphic novels, and writing for performance.
- Visual artists must have a minimum of five years’ professional experience with a minimum of five solo exhibitions in public or commercial galleries.
- Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.
- Applicants must have acquitted any overdue Cultural Fund grants to be eligible for further funding.