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Visions round closes 2 June

The following information has been provided by the Australia Council:

The next round of the Regional Exhibition Touring Fund (Visions of Australia & Contemporary Touring Initiative) is now open for applications with a deadline of 2nd June, 2014.

We know some of you have already been online and checked out the new criteria and forms, but if you haven’t yet please head to:
http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants/2014/Visions-of-Australia-Regional-Exhibitions-Touring-Fund-Round-Closing-June-2014

What is different?
On the website you’ll see our overall approach has been to simplify and clarify. But one of the big differences to take note of is the:
• new Presenter Confirmation Forms for touring applications
• and the new Presenter EOI Forms for development applications.

These new forms replace the previous Venue Confirmation Form. They are designed to give those presenting your exhibition a chance to add their voice as support to your proposal. We don’t expect Presenters to write lengthy answers, in fact they can even use dot points. They simply need to outline the benefits for their program and community; something we imagine they have already considered when agreeing to be part of the tour.

But, as this is new, if you are finding a delay in receiving forms from a Presenter, please contact Program staff prior to the round closing date to discuss.

Why the changes?
The criteria and forms for this round have been updated as part of our enhancement plans developed from sector consultation. If you missed our Information Sessions and want to know more what solutions these changes offer, please check out the online resources at:
http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/touring/National-Regional-Programs-Information-Sessions

Intending to apply?
If you are intending to apply, we recommend you:
1. check out our new FAQ tab on the round’s website page here
2. then, call and discuss your project with Tara Kita, Program Officer 02 9215 9176

Database details
Did you get this email forwarded to you from a colleague? Want to be added to our database to receive the news firsthand? To request an update to our database, please email Roxanne at [email protected]
Best of luck to those submitting this round,

Cheers

Penny

Penny Miles
Program Manager, National Programs
Market Development

Australia Council for the Arts
T +61 2 9215 9322 F +61 2 9215 9074