Individuals Fund

The Individuals Fund is for individual artists and cultural workers (emerging and established) to participate in transformational professional and career development opportunities.


  • Propel careers to the next level of professionalism
  • Fast track development of talent and leadership
  • Develop new markets and new audiences for new work
  • Offer significant and inspirational opportunities for professional development and to expand industry networks.
  • Digital adaptation for delivery of works
  • Creative developments
  • Small project activities.

Funding available

Up to $7,000 per application, including up to $1,000 for equipment purchases directly related to the creation and delivery of the funded project.

Opening and closing dates

  • Opens: 17 January 2022
  • Closes: extended to Wednesday, 9 March 2022 at 4pm

Check your eligibility

You are not eligible for this grant

For more information on Individuals Fund eligibility:

You are eligible to apply for this grant

Applications are now open.

  1. Read the key documents and information:
  2. Prepare your documentation, including:
    • your CV (maximum of 2 A4 pages)
    • at least 1 letter of support (up to 3 letters accepted)
    • up to 3 examples that demonstrate the quality of your work.
  3. Apply now

For more information on the application process, email us at or phone (07) 3034 4016.

How to apply

  1. Read the Individuals Fund documents: guidelines, application form, Terms of Funding, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and Important Information for Applicants.
  2. Complete the eligibility checker on this page.
  3. Apply online through SmartyGrants. SmartyGrants is Arts Queensland’s preferred method for receiving application forms and outcome reports for our funding programs.
  4. If circumstances prevent you from providing your application or outcome report in this format please contact an Arts Investment Officer on (07) 3034 4016 or toll free 1800 175 531, or email

More information

For more information please contact an Arts Investment Officer on (07) 3034 4016, 1800 175 531 (toll free), or

Arts Acumen is an initiative developed by Arts Queensland, and aims to support individuals and organisations across Queensland by providing resources, information and opportunities to foster knowledge growth, connections and access to industry intelligence. Arts Acumen has been developed in consultation with arts sector individuals, organisations and advisory bodies.