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Queensland Arts Showcase Program

The Queensland Arts Showcase Program provides funding to individuals, organisations and collectives to help them deliver arts and cultural experiences.

Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What do you get?

Various funding programs are available.

Who is this for?

Queensland individuals, organisations, and collectives.


The Queensland Arts Showcase Program provides funding to support organisations and individuals to develop and grow a vibrant and accessible arts cultural sector.

The program offers funding under 3 different streams:

  • Arts Ignite - funding of up to $80,000 for new works
  • Arts Illuminate - funding of up to $120,000 to secure acclaimed artists to engage the community and build local capacity
  • Arts Impact - funding of up to $80,000 for diverse arts and cultural experiences for Queensland

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be over 18 years of age
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be based in Queensland or provide evidence as to how the activity will directly benefit Queensland arts and culture
  • have satisfied the reporting requirements of any previous Arts Queensland funding
  • satisfy any additional eligibility criteria for the relevant stream of funding

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Queensland Arts Showcase Program.