There are a large number of grants and other funding opportunities available to artists and organisations in regional NSW.
To get you started, Arts North West has created a useful resource that can be downloaded here as a pdf ...
Where to look for funding:
Regional Arts NSW has developed a grants calendar which lists grants according to funding body or closing date. For a current list of funding opportunities take a look at the Regional Arts NSW Grants Calendar.
Arts North West, Regional Arts New South Wales (RANSW), Arts New South Wales, the Australia Council for the Arts , the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, the New South Wales Heritage Office and MusicNSW provide a range of funding options as summarised below. Some other useful links are Community Builders and Grantslink.
How to apply for funding:
RANSW has produced a Guide to Writing Grant Applications to assist not-for-profit community based organisations in preparing effective submissions for funding from these programs. Download a copy by following the links here
The Australia Council for the Arts regularly conducts Funding Forums to assist organisations and individuals with their funding submissions. Take a look at their online Funding Forum Presentation here.
Some Funding Bodies: