Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support Program
Category: Arts, Small Business.
Program Status: Applications may be made at any time.
Government: Federal Government.
Agency: Department of Communications and the Arts.
More information: view website.
To be eligible to receive IVAIS program funding, you must:
- support professional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in the production, promotion and marketing of their art
- have the expertise, as well as the governance, financial management and business planning capacity, to deliver a professional visual art program
The IVAIS program provides base operational support to a network of around 80 Indigenous‑owned art centres as well as a number of marketing events, regional hubs and industry service organisations across Australia. This network provides professional opportunities for over 7,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual artists and around 300 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts workers, most living in remote or very remote communities.