Writing NSW Grants

The Writing NSW Grants program is back again in 2017. This year, another $30,000 in funding will be available to writers and writing organisations in NSW via the following grants:

The first to launch is the Writing NSW Access for Regional Writers Grants, which opens on Monday 5 June and closes at midnight Sunday 18 June 2017.

Applications for the remaining three grants will be open from Monday 3 July to Sunday 30 July 2017.

In 2016, four early career writers were awarded a grant of $5000 to support creation of new work, with projects including a poetry collection drawing on Wiradjuri storytelling traditions and a multi-platform young adult novel integrated with an online game. Sydney collective Subbed In also received a $5000 grant to support its program of events and publications featuring emerging writers. The $2000 grant for a writer and technologist (now known as the Writing NSW Writer & Scientist Grant) assisted a social media project to raise the profile of women writers from Australia and the Pacific.

These grants are offered by the NSW Writers’ Centre with devolved funding from Create NSW.

Have a question? You might find an answer to it on our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page. For all other enquiries, contact us at grants@nswwc.org.au or by calling (02) 9555 9757.

Click here to find out more about the exciting projects funded in 2016.

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