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CSU regional arts and culture grants now open


Friday, 4 Mar 2016

Parkes School of Dance 2015Grants of up to $1,000 are now available to support regional arts and culture initiatives through Charles Sturt University's (CSU) Community-University Partnerships (CUP) Community Grants program.

CSU's CUP Rural and Regional Arts and Culture Program is open for applications from Tuesday 1 March until Thursday 31 March 2016.

The small grants program supports regional arts and culture programs including artists in residence, art shows, musical education, talks and lectures, and related activities that encourage engagement by younger people in artistic endeavours.

Previous organisations and projects that have been recipients of a CSU CUP Rural and Regional Arts and Culture Program grant include primary schools hosting local artists, unique art exhibitions, development of art education kits, student film festivals, art and creative writing workshops, dance groups and a music for all school program.

Registered community organisations may apply for a grant under this round. Applications should demonstrate how the activity will support student engagement with learning and further education. 

Estimated funding for the CUP Rural and Regional Arts and Culture Program is up to $25,000 across all CSU campus communities. Guidelines and the online application are available from the CSU website.

Media contact: Polly McDougall, (02) 6933 4565

Media Note:

CSU Heads of Campus are available for interview regarding the CSUCUP Rural and Regional Arts and Culture Program.

Please contact CSU Media to arrange an interview with your nearest Head of Campus.

Photo: Parkes School of Dance 2015, credit GTR Productions.

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