The SMSA has awarded a grant of $10,000 towards the Goulburn Strings Project, a musical education program that has increased literacy and numeracy outcomes for the students, many of whom are living in disadvantaged circumstances. Read more >>
A grant for $10,000 was awarded to Moorambilla Voices in July. Moorambilla Voices is great initiative that connects talented kids in rural and remote areas with some of Australia’s finest composers, musicians, choreographers and regional artists. The program draws young people from around 70 schools across a region which represents the most isolated and disadvantaged area of NSW. The grant will help support their Moorambilla Arts Pathways (MAP) project which provides program participants with selected individuals in a one-on-one mentoring relationship.
WEA Sydney has been offering adult and community education since 1913. The SMSA has awarded a grant of $9,900 to WEA Sydney to assist with relocation of classes during the redevelopment of their adjoining site and in recognition of the close relationship between our two organisations.
On occasion, the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts makes grants to educational and cultural bodies in accordance with our values and our Charter.
A decision was made in 2013 to limit future grants to $10,000 or less to ensure that Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts can provide broader assistance where warranted.
How to apply
Organisations wishing to apply for a grant may request a form from the Secretary using the link below.
Potential applicants are welcome to contact the Secretary on 02 9262 7300 to discuss the grants program.