Arts Grants - Create NSW

Create NSW

2018 Create NSW Community Band Developement Grants (new name!)

To all bands, we are expecting to be able to accept applications through the Smartygrants portal in early October 2017.  Please watch this space for more details and look out for an email to band secretaries.

2017 Arts NSW Community Band Development Grants

Arts NSW and BANSW are pleased to announce the following bands have received funding for their projects:

  • Toronto Brass Band
  • Wallarah Community Band
  • Hunter Regional Band Association
  • Albury City Band
  • South Pacific Concert Band
  • Brisbane Water Brass
  • Lake Macquarie Winds
  • CNL Brass
  • Mudgee Concert Band
  • City of Wollongong Bands
  • Beauty Point Community Concert Band
  • Gunnedah Shire Band
  • Sutherland PCYC Concert Band
  • Junee TRAINing Band
  • City of Holroyd Brass Band
  • Sydney Wind Symphony
  • Newcastle PCYC Brass Band
  • Waratah Brass Newcastle Inc
  • Hills Music Academy Senior Bands
  • Forbes Town & District Band Inc
  • Ryde City Concert Band Inc
  • City of Orange Brass Band
  • Port Macquarie Hastings Municipal Band Inc
  • Northern Youth Symphonic Wind
  • Lane Cove Concert Band
  • Lakes Concert Band Inc

It was pleasing to see such a wide variety of projects being funded from both regional and city bands and we hope that the Bands who have received funding see significant benefits on completion of these projects.

Jeff Markham
President/Grants Co-Ordinator


Bands in the Park 2017

Thank you to those bands that participated in this event. At this stage we will not be calling for expressions of interest for 2018 but we are looking at options for a similar style event.  Watch this space!

In the meantime, please enjoy these photos from each of the bands.