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Activate Music
Grant 2019

The Activate Music Grant supports the development of the Gold Coast’s contemporary music artists and industry. Funding provides support for projects that build cultural capacity, increase employment and create pathways to sustainable music careers.

The Activate Music Grant program aims to:

  • support the career development of Gold Coast contemporary musicians and related industry professionals
  • build the City of Gold Coast’s music brand, showcasing Gold Coast content locally, nationally and internationally
  • invest in the growth and long term sustainability of the Gold Coast music sector.

Who can apply?

  • Music practitioners from all genres and career stages.
  • Music industry professionals including managers, publicists, booking agents and related support industries.
  • All applicants must have a significant connection to the Gold Coast.

Funding available

The Contemporary Music Grants Program has $100,000 available annually. There is no cap on the amount that can be requested in a funding round. The program will not support 100 per cent of the expenditure for any project.

Key dates

  • Round opens: 3 May 2019
  • Applications Due: 31 May 2019
  • Notifications: early July 2019

More information

Dan Carroll
Senior Arts and Culture Project Officer / RADF Liaison Officer
Phone: 07 5581 6075 or Email: dcarroll@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Key documents

Read the ACTIVATE MUSIC program guidelines and review the application form.

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