Content Round 2 2017/18

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 2:00PM 28 August 2017 (AEST).

About Content Grants

Content grants aim to support the development, production and distribution of original content via Australian community radio and/or television broadcasters and associated platforms.

Original content is content that has never been broadcast before. This can include new episodes of existing programs.

This year we are particularly looking to:

  • increase community participation and diversity in community broadcasting and/or
  • support high quality and creative content production

Consideration of Content grants is the responsibility of the Content Grants Advisory Committee (CGAC). You will receive early advice about the success of your application.

To complete requests for support for Specialist Radio Programming within your Content grant application, you will need to provide:

  • the details of a consultation meeting with the specialist programming group/s
  • a Summary of Programs form as emailed to the station, or downloaded here.

Links and downloads

Download the Content grant guidelines here.

You can preview the application form by clicking the 'preview the form' icon above, or you can preview a PDF of the application summary here.

Project details components of the application will be added to your application summary. If you would like to skip straight to them, you can download the project details sections of the Content Grant application to preview here:

Content Projects Under $10,000

Content Projects Over $10,000

Specialist Radio Programming (Ethnic, Indigenous, RPH)

Please note that drop-down menu and links are not available for preview in PDF format. These files will show you the questions asked in the forms and the type of information you will be required to provide when the grant round opens on 3 July 2017.

Talk to us

We strongly encourage you to discuss your project with a CBF Grants Administrator before submitting your application. They can provide advice on the types of projects funded in this category and what information you should include in your application.

For assistance in applying please see links to further information below. If you would prefer to apply for the grant using a word processing document, contact a CBF Grants Administrator by:

Telephone: (03) 8341 5900 
Email: grants@cbf.com.au

For further information see:

Frequently Asked Questions

Applying for the first time?

General information for all applicants

SmartyGrants Guide for Applicants

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