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Festivals Australia Program September 2021

This is a preview of the Festivals Australia Application Form - September 2021 form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.
 

Applicant Eligibility Information

* indicates a required field.

Before starting this application you should ensure you have read and understood the Festivals Australia Guidelines.

We also recommend reading the Frequently Asked Questions for helpful advice on completing this application and on the Festivals Australia program.

Privacy Statement

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications will treat your personal information according to the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles. This includes letting you know:

  • what personal information we collect
  • why we collect your personal information
  • who we give your personal information to

We will use the information collected in this form to administer this grant under the Festivals Australia program. Your information will be provided to external advisors as part of the assessment process. The contact details you provide in this form may also be disclosed to the Minister and other Members of Parliament. Your name, contact details and other personal information will not be provided to any other person or organisation unless it is required by law.

For further information about our privacy obligations, (including in relation to how to access or collect personal information or make a complaint) and our contact details for privacy matters, see our Privacy Policy.

The Australian Government may also use and disclose information about grant applicants and grant recipients under this grant opportunity in any other Australian Government business or function. This includes disclosing grant information on GrantConnect as required for reporting purposes and giving information to the Australian Taxation Office for compliance purposes.

As part of your application, you declare your ability to comply with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles and impose the same privacy obligations on officers, employees, agents and subcontractors that you engage to assist with the activity, in respect of personal information you collect, use, store, or disclose in connection with the activity. Accordingly, you must not do anything, which if done by the department, would breach an Australian Privacy Principle as defined in the Act.

Important dates

This funding application is for projects that take place from 1 February 2022.

This funding round of the Festivals Australia program cannot fund any activity that has occurred before 1 February 2022.

This round is open from 1 September 2021 to midnight 29 September 2021 AEST. 

Funding outcomes are expected to be advised within three months of the round closing date.

Project eligibility

Festivals Australia will only fund discrete projects at festivals or significant one-off community celebrations.

Note: in this funding round you can apply for up to three projects per organisation per festival, but separate applications must be made for each project. 

 

Festivals Australia will not fund:

  • projects which will be delivered in a major city or metropolitan location
  • operating costs for the festival or significant one-off community celebration

Refer to the Festivals Australia Guidelines to ensure your project meets the program eligibility requirements.

Location

Festivals Australia will not fund projects to be delivered in a major city or metropolitan location. To check if your project is in an eligible location visit the Health Workforce Locator here.

Will your project be held in a regional or remote location? * Required

Your answer has indicated that you are ineligible under the program (Not Applicable)

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Will your project be held in a regional or remote location?" on page 1

You have indicated that your project will not be held in a regional or remote location. This makes you ineligible under the Festivals Australia grant program.

For more information about eligibility, refer to the Festivals Australia Guidelines.

Activity

Festivals Australia will only fund a single discrete activity, not a range of unrelated activities across the festival or significant one-off community celebration program.

Is your project a single discrete activity at the festival or significant one-off community celebration? * Required

Your answer has indicated that you are ineligible under the program (Not Applicable)

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Is your project a single discrete activity at the festival or significant one-off community celebration?" on page 1

You have indicated that your activity is not a single discrete project. This makes you ineligible under the Festivals Australia grant program.

For more information about eligibility, please refer to the Festivals Australia Guidelines.

Costs

Operating costs for the festival or significant one-off community celebration are ineligible.

Does your project include operating costs for the festival or significant one-off community celebration? * Required

Your answer has indicated that you are ineligible under the program (Not Applicable)

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Does your project include operating costs for the festival or significant one-off community celebration?" on page 1

You have indicated that your project includes operating costs for the festival or significant one-off community celebration. This makes you ineligible under the Festivals Australia grant program.

For more information about eligibility, refer to the Festivals Australia Guidelines.

Who Festivals Australia will fund

To be eligible for funding applicants must:

  • be an Australian incorporated organisation
  • have an active Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST), if required by the Australian Taxation Office
  • not have any outstanding reports, acquittals or serious breaches relating to any Australian Government funding 

Unincorporated groups are eligible for funding but must be auspiced by an organisation that meets the above criteria.

For the purpose of this application "the Applicant" is the organisation undertaking the project. Details about the auspicing body (if relevant) will be requested later in the application.

Must be the full legal name of the applicant organisation
Word count:
Must be no more than 80 words
Are you applying as: * Required
Response required.

Reporting compliance

Do you have any outstanding reports, acquittals, or serious breaches relating to any Australian Government funding? * Required

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Do you have any outstanding reports, acquittals, or serious breaches relating to any Australian Government funding?" on page 1

Word count:
Must be no more than 100 words

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Are you applying as:" on page 1

Does your auspicing organisation have any outstanding reports, acquittals, or serious breaches relating to any Australian Government funding? * Required

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Does your auspicing organisation have any outstanding reports, acquittals, or serious breaches relating to any Australian Government funding?" on page 1

Word count:
Must be no more than 100 words