Creative Engine

Support and Funding

You're brave, bold and creative, and you've got fresh artistic ideas to explore!

Place to Make initiatives are designed to support you and your practice reach your creative and professional goals.

We support artists who have the desire and ability to drive bold and exciting contemporary arts practice and performance. The initiative offers opportunities to refine ideas, and drive the development of creative content.

Projects within the Place to Make initiatives may include, but are not limited to:

  • Exhibitions
  • Installations
  • Performances
  • Conversation series
  • Publication development
  • Workshops series
  • Digital projects
  • Screen or sound works

No project to small or too big!


The Place to Make program offers three levels of support to suit your creative needs.

Go Nuts

Occupancy grants to give you access to spaces to create and collaborate

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Start-up

Support of up to $5000 to kick start your creative project

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Thinking Bigger

Support of up to $20,000 for developed projects to help promote and connect with the community and broader creative arts industry

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Interested in applying? Click on the level of support you’re interested in to find out more.