The Ian Potter Cultural Trust

General information

Brief description of organisation

The Ian Potter Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia.

The Cultural Trust funds across the spectrum of the arts: from visual arts to community radio and design to literature, spanning traditional art forms through to experimental mediums. Grants are only available to Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist talented emerging and early career artists to undertake international professional development opportunities to gain experience, develop networks and learn skills from leaders in their field.

The Cultural Trust has three funding rounds per year. If you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident planning to undertake an international residency take a look at our funding rounds page and check your eligibility for an emerging artists grant.

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Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Printmaking
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Contact information

The Ian Potter Cultural Trust
111 Collins Street
3000 Melbourne

Phone: 03 9650 3188

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