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Community Grants Program

Creative Fellowship Fund

The City of Parramatta Council Creative Fellowship Fund aims to support the development of new work and/or the professional development of Parramatta artists and creative workers.

One fellowship is awarded annually.

The Fellowship is presented as part of the Parramatta Artists Studios’ Artistic Program.

Parramatta Artists Studios is an initiative of the City of Parramatta Council.

Category objectives

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  • Provide an opportunity for a professional artist or creative worker to develop their practice in the Parramatta region;
  • Stimulate connection to community and/or explore the identity of Parramatta through the development
    and presentation of new works and/or activities
  • Foster innovation and contribute to the growth of the arts and creative sectors.

Available funding

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$20,000 is available to fund one Creative Fellow.

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Program timelines

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This program is open once a year. Projects must start after July 1. Successful recipients in this category are required to:

  • Complete their projects within 12 months of funding
  • Submit two Progress Reports, after four and nine months respectively, during the funding period and a Final Acquittal Report upon project completion
    • 4 month Progress Report due date 1 November
    • 9 month Progress Report due date 1 April
    • Final Acquittal Report due date 1 July (following year)

Failure to acquire the grant will affect any future funding requests.

Contact us

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If you need any further information, please feel free to contact our Community Grants team on or call 02 9806 5110.