The Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund was established as part of the COVID-19 Creative Economy Support Package. The RISE Fund has now closed.

Further Information

Office for the Arts Contact—Phone: 02 6271 7971, Email:

Program Documentation

The guidelines and frequently asked questions (FAQs) provided information about the funding process and can still be accessed on the Australian Government's GrantConnect website.

Funding available

The RISE Fund provided $200 million over 2020–21 and 2021–22. The program has now closed.

    About the program

    Under the RISE program $200 million was provided to 541 projects. Some RISE funded projects are still active and the last project is scheduled to conclude by November 2024.

    Information on RISE supported projects is available at the tab 'Who We've Funded'.

    Program logos

    The RISE Fund logos are used to acknowledge Australian Government support for activities funded under the Fund.