The Community Art Framework provides a framework for achieving a creative and artistic community.
It recognises and supports artistic creativity and uses art to create a sense of place and identity.
The Framework will set the direction for high quality arts outcomes that will be appreciated by the local community and developed over the next ten years
Community Art Fund
To encourage the community to be creative and artistic Council has funding available through a competitive grant round known as the Community Art Fund.
The Community Art Fund provides funding to artists, businesses, community groups and non-profit community based organisations for projects which support the achievement of the Community Art Framework and Strategic Plan 2016-2026 including the following key strategies:
- Using Art to Create a sense of place and identity
- Supporting activities that enrich the cultural identity of our district
- Creating a place to reflect on the indigenous heritage of the district
There is up to $10,000 available for Public Art Project(s) and placemaking activities that create a sense of identity. The fund is competitive and will be allocated on merit.
Applications open on 16 January 2019 and close on 27 February 2019. Future rounds are subject to funding availability.
Click the link below to download the guidelines and application form or collect a copy from Council offices.