Forecast Opportunity View - SustainabilityFund2020
COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund
The Sustainability Fund will provide ‘last resort’ assistance to significant Australian Government-funded arts organisations that are assessed to be at imminent risk of insolvency as a direct result of COVID-19. Funding is subject to eligibility and independent analysis of the organisation’s financial situation by an external financial assessor.
To be eligible, organisations must be currently party to, or due to enter into, a multi-year funding agreement under one or more of the following programs:
• National Performing Arts Partnership Framework
• Four Year Funding Program 2021-24
• Four Year Funding Program 2017-20
• Visual Arts and Craft Strategy 2016-21
• Cultural Development Program for the National Performing Arts Training Organisations
All grant agreements will be for the period from execution of the grant through to 30 June 2021.The grant opportunity commences 31August and will close to applications on 31 May 2021, subject to allocation of funds. Applications will be accepted at any time between the opening and closing dates for the program. The Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts approves funding under the Program Guidelines.
COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund Guidelines
COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund Guidelines.pdf 209 KB
COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund - Frequently Asked Questions
COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund FAQs.pdf 252 KB