The Arts and Creativity grants program, now in its second year, continues to realise the vision of the Arts and Creativity strategy, Connected through Creativity 2029. The grants provide vital support for the arts sector, ensuring a vibrant, connected and engaged community.
The grants program addresses key community priorities identified in the Strategy, and delivers on the three strategic outcomes to achieve:
- Inspiring Places & Spaces
- Innovative & Creative Industries
- Engaged Community
Applications from eligible individuals and organisations were required to address the program objectives and meet the following assessment criteria:
- Rationale and Impact
- Excellence and Innovation
- Connection and Collaboration
Awarded 2021 Arts and Creativity grants
Following the assessment of the one hundred and forty-five (145) applications the Panel recommended twenty (20) projects for grant funding of $96,700.00.
Of those 20 applications recommended for funding, 5 projects will receive the full amount requested and 15 will receive partial funding.
The 2021 Arts and Creativity grants program was presented at the Council meeting on Tuesday 26 October 2021.
The successful applicants are as follows:
|Printmaking studio at Narrabeen RSL||$8,000.00|
|Art W**k Podcast||$2,500.00|
Dr. Brent Keogh
Turtle Pictures Pty Ltd
|Collaborating connecting and caring for Country||$4,850.00|
Les Sculptures Incorporated
|Les Sculptures Refusées||$5,000.00|
|"Being Manly" Billy Bain Solo Exhibition at Manly Art Gallery & Museum 2022||$3,250.00|
|Ibrahim El Badawi||Tracking Time||$5,000.00|
SheSaw Pty Ltd
|Now You See Her - The hidden stories of local women.||$5,000.00|
|Cousin Quartet Recital||$1,400.00|
|Found Sound Aural / Physical Exercise||$4,000.00|
SciComms Films Pty Ltd
|The Key of Sea||$9,000.00|
|Piano Masterclass Series||$2,000.00|
|Art as Resistance||$3,800.00|
|Borderlands (working title)||$5,000.00|
The Sydney Actors Playhouse
|The Manly Bookshop Theatre Project||$5,000.00|
Northern Sydney Symphonic Wind Ensemble
|NSSWE Summertime Music in the Forest||$10,000.00|
Natasha Lorenzen Obad
Tuned In Music Therapy
|Colouring the Spectrum||$3,900.00|
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