Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support, Grant Round 2021-22 and 2022-23


Funding will be provided to organisations for activities that best contribute to delivery of the following Program outcomes:   

  1. a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous visual arts industry that features strong participation and provides economic opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  2. the continued production, exhibition, critique, purchase and collection of Indigenous visual art.

To be eligible for an IVAIS grant, your organisation must be one of the following entity types:  

  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 
  • an entity established through specific Commonwealth or State or Territory legislation 
  • a company incorporated in Australia
  • a company limited by guarantee
  • an incorporated association
  • a publicly funded research organisation
  • state, territory or local government body


  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be registered for the Goods and Services Tax, if required by the Australian Taxation Office
  • have no overdue acquittals or serious breaches relating to Australian Government funding. A serious breach is one that has resulted in, or warrants, the termination of a grant agreement.


Applications close 1130pm, 20th December 2021.