Grant Opportunity – Contemporary Music Touring Program

The Contemporary Music Touring Program (CMTP) supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original contemporary music. It provides travel support of up to $15,000 for artists and their manager for tours in Australia that include performances in regional and remote areas.  Up to an additional $15,000 can be requested for tours that meet the conditions for TRAX funding 

Applications to the Contemporary Music Touring Program will be assessed by a panel of peers drawn from the Music sector.

Closing dates

For 2016, the closing dates are at midnight on the:

  • Tuesday 2 February 2016, for projects starting after 1 May 2016
  • Tuesday 4 October 2016, for projects starting after 1 January 2017

Who can apply

Funding on a tour by tour basis is available to enable professional musicians to tour live music performances within Australia. Touring musicians must be performing original Australian contemporary music. Funding can be provided to performers, managers, agents, and music networks on behalf of professionals working in the Australian music industry.

To submit your application and for more information visit Australia Council For The Arts website