December 22, 2011

Applications open for the Country Arts Support Program (CASP)

Closing date is 10 February 2012!

Applications for the 2012 round of CASP are now open, for projects taking place between 9 April 2012 and 7 April 2013.

Applicants will be advised of a decision on 26 March.

CASP provides small grants to arts and community organisations and local arts councils in regional NSW for short term, locally initiated projects. The aims of the program are:

• to assist locally determined cultural activities
* to increase opportunities for regionally based groups to access a diverse range of arts programs;
* to enable communities to explore and express their cultural identities;* to encourage communities to work together to develop and participate in cultural experiences;
* to bring social and economic benefits to the community through training, employment and promotional activities; and
* to lead to greater awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity in rural and regional New South Wales

Further information:

December 14, 2011

Seeking Expressions of Interest for three Membership Committees

M&G NSW convenes several committees to assist in the development of its programs and provide strategic advice and feedback. These committees bring an invaluable breadth of knowledge and experience to M&G NSW.

M&G NSW are seeking expressions of interest for membership on three committees (Gallery Reference Committee, Museum Reference Committee, Volunteer Reference Committee) from 2012. Applications are due 3 February 2012. All applications received will be considered and the final selection will be made by M&G NSW staff. Endorsement from the applicant’s current institution will be sought before candidates are notified by late February 2012.

Terms of reference for each committee and application forms are available on the M&G NSW website.