Writing NSW Access for Regional Writers Grants

Writing NSW Access for Regional Writers Grants


Writing NSW Access for Regional Writers Grants are awarded by Writing NSW to help writers in regional NSW access professional development. Regional writers in any genre may apply for a travel grant of $300 to help them participate in an approved professional development event such as a workshop or seminar designed to further their writing or career skills.

Previous grant recipients include writers from areas such as Lismore, Tamworth, Wagga Wagga, Mudgee and Dubbo. They used their travel funds to attend professional development activities at Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwriting Festival, New England Writers’ Centre, Hunter Writers Centre and Writing NSW.

These grants are offered by Writing NSW with devolved funding from Create NSW.

Funding available: up to 5 travel grants of $300 each (plus GST) per round

  • Round 2 opening date: 25 November 2019
  • Round 2 closing date: 8 December 2019
  • For project period: 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2020

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online through the Create NSW Smarty Grants system by midnight on the closing date. You will need a Smarty Grants login.

Please read the guidelines before starting your application.

Refer also to the Frequently Asked Questions and the Create NSW definitions for Regional NSW.

Contact us for all other enquiries.