The Community Bands Development Program is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW

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Congratulations to our 2020 Create NSW Community Band Development Grants recipients:

 

  • Blue Mountains Youth Band
  • Castle Hill RSL Youth Wind Orchestra & North West Wind Ensemble
  • Central Coast Concert Band
  • City of Wollongong Brass Band Inc
  • Forbes Town & District Band
  • Gosford City Brass Band
  • Gunnedah Shire Band
  • Holroyd Brass Band
  • Hunter Regional Band Association Inc
  • Lake Macquarie Winds Concert Band
  • Lane Cove Concert Band
  • Leeton Town Band
  • Lithgow City Band
  • Maitland City Brass Band
  • Newcastle PCYC Brass Band
  • North Shore Wind Symphony
  • Port Macquarie Hastings Municipal Band
  • Southern Highlands Concert Band
  • Sutherland PCYC Concert Band
  • Sydney City Brass
  • Sydney Wind Symphony
  • Toronto Brass
  • Tottenham Town Band
  • Wallarah Community Band
  • Waratah Brass – Newcastle
  • Wee Waa Community Band
  • Western Lake Macquarie Concert Band

These successful bands will share over $28,000 in devolved funding for 2020 from Create NSW and have until the end of 2022 to spend their grant funding.

2022 Create NSW Community Band Development Grants 

 

The Community Bands Development Program is a devolved funding program by Create NSW and administered by the Band Association of NSW Inc.

Only community bands who are members of the Band Association of NSW and located in an NSW Local Government Area can apply for this funding.

One application per band organisation (which may include an unlimited number of projects) may be submitted.

Applications are limited to a maximum of $2000 per application.

You must conduct your projects in the 2022 calendar year and spend the funds by 31 December 2022.

Please refer to the 2022 NSW Community Bands Development Grants Notice to see the types of projects that you can fund.

Submit an application with details of your project by 22 December 2021 through the Create NSW SmartyGrants Portal.

The Management Committee of the Band Association of NSW Inc. will make an assessment of each application will be made by, and applicants will be notified by their local members as soon as possible after approval or by the BANSW before 1 March 2022.

If you require further information about the grants scheme or whether you qualify for a grant, please do not hesitate to contact our grants coordinator, Jeff Markham via email, or on 0412 757 125.

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Congratulations to our 2021 Create NSW Community Band Development Grants recipients:

 

  • Ballina Shire Concert Band
  • Brisbane Water Brass
  • Campbelltown-Camden District Band
  • Castle Hill RSL Youth Wind Orchestra and North West Wind Ensemble
  • City of Orange Brass Band
  • City of Wollongong Brass Band
  • Golden Kangaroos (Hornsby Concert Band)
  • Gunnedah Shire Band
  • Hills Music Academy Concert Band
  • Hunter Regional Band Association
  • Kempsey District Silver Band
  • Newcastle PCYC Brass Band
  • North Shore Wind Symphony
  • Northern Beaches Symphonic Youth Band
  • St.George Brass Band
  • Sutherland PCYC Concert Band
  • Sutherland Shire Brass
  • Sydney City Brass
  • The Shire Bands (Shire New Horizons Band)
  • Toronto and District Brass Band Incorporated
  • Tottenham Town Band
  • Tweed Coast Band
  • Wallarah Community Band
  • Waratah Brass – Newcastle
  • Warringah Concert Brass
  • Western Lake Macquarie Concert Band

These successful bands will share over $27,000 in devolved funding for 2021 from Create NSW and have to the end of 2022 to spend their grant funding.