American Express Music Backers Grant Program

Date/Deadline: 31 May, 2019

American Express are backing the Australian music industry with a grant program valued at $1,000,000

Australians love music. In fact, on average, more Australians attend live music gigs each year than sporting events. Yet despite this, small music venues, often the training grounds for emerging artists, have witnessed a steady decline in patrons and some have shut down all together.

Through The American Express Music Backers Grant Program they’ll provide a boost to the Australian music industry and the fans that support it so they can play their part to help it thrive for many more years to come.

Over the next 12 months they’re committing to support the Australian music industry by giving music venues, business, artists and fans the opportunity to share in a grant program valued at $1million.

Applications for the American Express Music Backers Grant Program are now open!

Recipients will be announced monthly. To be considered for each monthly selection, please ensure you have submitted your application by the following dates:

Round 1:
Submissions close: 11.59pm AEST 30 June 2018.
Recipients notified: from 18 July 2018

Rounds 2-12:
Submissions Open: 12am AEST 1 July 2018, and then the first day every month following until 1 May 2019
Submissions Close: 11.59pm on the last day of every month until 31 May 2019
Recipients announced: Dates will be posted here each month
*Please note that submissions from previous rounds will be considered

Final submissions close 11.59pm AEST 31 May 2019

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