Arts and Cultural Funding Program Applications for Small Project Grants (Quick Response) are open. The Department of the Premier and Cabinet acknowledges and respects Aboriginal people as the stateâs first people and nations, and recognises Aboriginal people as traditional owners and occupants of South Australian land and waters. Grants for the Arts is the name for Arts Council Englandâs main distribution method. Arts Activities funding is available to ACT-based artists at all stages of their careers and to organisations providing the Canberra community with opportunities to engage in the arts. projects related to film or book production or research.