Live Music Grant


City of Newcastle (CN) provides a number of funding opportunities to support initiatives that contribute to the social, cultural, environmental, and economic life of the city.

As a result of the Grants and Sponsorship Review that wrapped up in 2020, all CN funding programs have been reviewed.

Details of future funding opportunities will be available soon.

To search for other funding opportunities that are currently open, try CN Grant Finder.

Boost Arts and Culture - Live Music Grant Program - Applications now closed

City of Newcastle is proud to announce that it will be offering a small grant round to incentivise Live Music in venues around the City during our inaugural New Annual Festival.

City of Newcastle will provide incentives of $500 per gig to host live music between 12 February 2021 to 21 February 2021. Venues can apply for up to three separate incentives.

This grant directly delivers on the objectives of the Live Music Strategy.

To determine eligibility for this incentive, read the Boost Arts and Cultural Grants Guidelines.