ACF Boost 2020-2021

– Matched funding for ACF fundraisers –

This initiative closed on March 31st. Check back shortly to see the announcement of the recipients.

ACF Boost is a funding program designed to enable Australia’s independent artists, small groups and arts organisations to leverage private sector support through a matched funding ‘boost’.

The program offers dollar-for-dollar matched funding of up to $5,000 for projects that are developed, produced or toured within Australia that raise funds through the Australian Cultural Fund (ACF) platform.

Applications are open to independent artists and arts organisations of all arts forms across Australia with preference given to those residing, practicing in or touring work to bushfire or drought affected regions.

Applications close at 11.59pm AEDT Tuesday 31 March 2020.

More about ACF Boost

ACF Boost is designed to help Australia’s independent artists, small groups and arts organisations with their fundraising endeavours to secure private sector support and increase their impact with a matched funding opportunity.

Creative Partnerships Australia, who manages the ACF, recognises the devastating impact of the bushfire and drought crisis and is eager to continue the important work of supporting Australian artists and arts organisations with their fundraising.

To learn more about ACF Boost and how to apply read the guidelines and FAQs below.

How to Apply

ACF Boost Guidelines (PDF)

ACF Boost FAQs (PDF)

ACF First-Timers Kit


About Creative Partnerships Australia

Creative Partnerships Australia is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.

Creative Partnerships Australia fosters a culture of private sector support for the arts and to grow a more sustainable, vibrant and ambitious cultural sector for the benefit of all Australians.