The purpose of the scheme is to support and encourage local communities to create and present diverse opportunities for accessing and participating in arts activities within their specific geographical area, as well as for defined communities of interest.
Applications for the 2017-18 year will be available through two funding rounds. Closing dates:
- 28 September 2017 for projects commencing after 11 October 2017
- 28 February 2018 for projects commencing after 1 April 2018
All applications must be made on Council’s online application form so that all organisations are meeting the same requirements for supplying information for consideration.
To apply online
Note: You should read the CCS Application Guide below prior to completing your application.
The online application can be found under Grant Applications on our online services page.
Please note, when you select the link for the Creative Communities Scheme Application you will be prompted to log in. If you do not have an online services account select the 'create an account option'.
Logging in will enable you to save a partially completed application in draft.
Accounting for your grant
Accountability for funding received needs to be provided by grants recipients to be eligible for future funding. The following form is required to be completed and returned for every grant allocated.
The Creative Communities Scheme Project Completion Report can be found under 'grant applications' on our online services page.