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For Music Businesses & Artists

While everyone’s path is different, funding is a universal tool that provides a boost to get back on track or shift focus to new growth opportunities.

Maybe you just need a hand getting back to business or getting your music out there. Maybe you’re sitting on an idea that will seriouslyshake up the industry or grow your career.

We’ve designed the Grant section of the Music Backers Fund to provide the right kind of support based on what you tell us YOU need. Depending on the type of support you’re after, you can apply for between AU$2,000 to AU$50,000. It’s our way of backing you to keep the music playing.

Step 1: Make sure you read the key dates and critical information below
Step 2: Select which category is most appropriate for your request
Step 3: Apply now and tell us about your initiative


From AU$2,000 to AU$10,000

Sometimes the simple things can make the biggest difference. Back on Track provides grants of up to AU$10,000 to help you get back to doing what you do best.


From AU$2,000 to AU$25,000

Are you looking to shake things up? Transformation & Growth is for those wanting to invest in new opportunities that will set you up for future success. Your idea doesn’t have to be innovative to the industry, but it must be a tool, idea or income stream that is new you or your business.


From AU$2,000 to AU$50,000

Do you have an epic initiative that would seriously boost your growth? If it ALSO disrupts or innovates the music industry and/or has a positive impact on the broader music loving community, we want to hear from you.

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Please be aware that there’s a 5-hour time limit to complete the application form. If you think you’ll take longer to enter your information, please download a copy of the questions prior to assist with the planning of your answers in advance. DOWNLOAD FORM

If you wish to keep a copy of your application, please retain one separately as we will be unable to send you a copy.

Personal Information

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Grant Category and Information

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* Please note if you are shortlisted for this grant, you may be asked to provide a more detailed business plan for your initiative.