A great opportunity has opened up for Bardon artists and innovators as the Brisbane City Council recently announced it is accepting applications from individuals who may benefit from the Creative and History Grant for 2019-2020. 

For this particular phase, three Creative and History Grants have been opened: 

GRANTDEADLINE of APPLICATION
Creative Sparks Grants Program 
Funding: $10,000
For creatives whose initiatives will help enrich Brisbane’s cultural, social and economic status.Monday 
9th of Dec 2019
Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships
Funding: $20,000
For budding creatives who want a career in the arts. Age limit: 17 to 30 years oldMonday
9th of Dec 2019
Innovation Grants Program
Funding: $30,000
For innovators with unique ideas, products or projects.Monday
16th of Dec 2019


However, if you or someone you know could use the grant for a creative project, a unique product or profitable idea, consider attending the Creative Grant Information Sessions first at one of six sites around Brisbane:

Date/TimeLocation
Monday, 4 Nov 2019
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Brisbane Square Library
266 George Street, Brisbane City

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Wednesday, 6 Nov 2019
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Nundah Library 
1 Bage Street via Primrose Lane, Nundah

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Thursday, 7 Nov 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Seven Hills Hub
28 Tallowwood St, Seven Hills
* near Ron Hurley Theatre

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Monday, 11 Nov 2019
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Indooroopilly Library
Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Level 4, 322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly
* inside Indooroopilly Shopping Centre

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Monday, 11 Nov 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Garden City Library
Level R4 – Yellow Car Park Garden City Shopping Centre Corner Logan Road &, Kessels Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt

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Thursday, 14 Nov 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Visible Ink
5 Green Square Cl, Fortitude Valley

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Designed to help artists and innovators craft an impressive application, these sessions, hosted by the Council, are free-of-charge. However, you have to register for a ticket as the slots are limited. 

The Creative Grant Information Sessions will provide you with ideas on:

  • the different creative grant programs available
  • grant guidelines and application forms
  • advice on project eligibility and
  • tips on making an application
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About Creative and History Grants

Every year, Brisbane City Council sets up these grants to encourage local artists, innovators, historians and organizations to flourish in their chosen field of expertise. Funding their projects is a stepping stone that should open bigger opportunities for progress and change to benefit the  local community.