The Cultural Fund Program provides funding to artists, community groups and non-profit community based organisations for projects which respond to local needs and issues. Cultural development refers to a process where the community itself is engaged to improve the social, economic and environmental outcomes of the community.
The Cultural Fund Program will encourage projects and provide opportunities that make a positive contribution to the City and demonstrate consistency with outcomes from Council's Community Plan including the following key strategies:
About the Program
The City of Mount Gambier values the positive contribution arts and culture make to the social and economic well-being of regional communities and actively encourages the practice of cultural exchange.
Council also recognises that cultural sharing and artistic expression build resilient communities with a strong sense of place.
The Cultural Fund Program supports artists, community groups and not-for-profit organisations to deliver inspiring, creative and contemporary projects that contribute to a connected, vibrant and culturally diverse community.
Applications will be assessed against the priorities in each of the funding programs:
The Creative Spaces grant is for up to $4,000 and the Creative City grant is for up to $13,000.
Applications close on Friday, 24th February 2017 at 5.00pm.
You can send in your submission in the following ways:
Post: PO Box 56, Mount Gambier SA 5290
For further information on how you can contribute please click on below links or contact the Riddoch Art Gallery Director Manager Arts & Culture Development on (08) 8721 2563.