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
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, 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:
There is up to $8,000 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 2 March 2017 and close on 7 April 2017. Future rounds are subject to funding availability.
Click the links below to download the guidelines and application form or collect a copy from Council offices.