Creative Victoria's funding and support programs are designed to stimulate high quality, diverse creative activity across the state; strengthen Victoria's reputation as a centre for creative excellence; and ensure that all Victorians have opportunities to enjoy, participate in and benefit from a rich creative ecosystem.

View Creative Victoria's 2017 Funding Calendar, as well as resources, toolkits and evaluation guides for the creative sector.

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Music Passport Grants

Music Passport Grants support Victorian not for profits to undertake international activities that will create new business opportunities for the Victorian music industry

26 July 2017
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • regional

Small Regional Presenters

Small Regional Presenters provides funding for regional communities to program and present shows in their area.

16 October 2017
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • regional

Music Works - Acoustic Assessment Grants

The Good Music Neighbours - Acoustic Assessment Grants is a one-off program that will help live music venue owners be proactive about sound management.

25 September 2017
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • screen
  • games
  • design

Creative Learning Partnerships

Creative Learning Partnerships supports Victorian schools to engage creative profesisonals or arts organisations to work with students and teachers on a creative project.

21 August 2017
  • music

Music Works - Rockin' the Laneways

Supporting projects that highlight places and spaces in Victorian music heritage.

12 September 2017
  • arts & culture
  • regional

Engaging Audiences

The Engaging Audiences program seeks to support cultural facilities funded through the Regional Partnerships program to extend audience engagement programming in order to deepen engagement

4 September 2017
  • arts & culture
  • games
  • international
  • regional

PAX Rising Grants

The PAX Rising Grants program offers support to Victorian-based games businesses that have been accepted into the 2017 PAX AUS.

1 August 2017
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • international
  • regional

Music Works - Quick Response Grants

Quick Response Grants from $1,000 to $5,000 for individuals and $1,000 to $15,000 for groups and organisations

28 August 2017
  • arts & culture
  • design
  • international

Hong Kong Business of Design Week Grants

Hong Kong Business of Design Week grants support Victorian design consultancies and design businesses to attend the 2017 Business of Design Week.

24 August 2017
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • screen
  • design
  • fashion

Regional Centre for Culture Commissions

Regional Centre for Culture Commissions is a one-off program that will support the development of three significant new works inspired by the designated region.

21 August 2017
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • screen
  • games
  • design

Creators Fund

The Creators Fund provides three to six months of funding to creative practitioners and collectives for intensive creative development, research and/or experimentation.

17 August 2017
  • arts & culture

Creative Suburbs

Creative Suburbs invests in opportunities for Melbourne’s outer metropolitan communities to engage with, and participate in, high quality arts and creative experiences

14 August 2017
  • arts & culture
  • regional

Regional Centre for Culture - Local Grants

Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program is a one-off grant round to fund local creative projects to take place in the designated region in 2018

7 August 2017
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • design
  • fashion
  • aboriginal

VicArts Grants

The VicArts Grants program invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria’s artists and smaller arts companies.

3 August 2017
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • education
  • international
  • regional

Music Works - Major Funding Rounds

Music Works Grants are designed to support opportunities for Victoria's contemporary music industry

5 July 2017
  • arts & culture
  • aboriginal
  • regional

Touring Victoria

Touring Victoria provides support for Victorian arts organisations or artists touring a professional production, performance, exhibition or program to regional and outer-metropolitan Victoria.

10 July 2017
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • regional

Music Works - Good Music Neighbours

The Good Music Neighbours grants helps venues be proactive about sound management and offer up to $25,000 per venue in matched funding.

10 May 2017
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • screen
  • games
  • design

Marketing Innovation Fund

The Marketing Innovation Fund provides support for marketing projects that explore different ways of engaging audiences, building brand awareness and increasing income.

15 February 2017
  • arts & culture
  • aboriginal

Indigenous Professional Development Program

The Indigenous Professional Development Program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and arts workers from Victoria in career, artistic and professional development

21 November 2016
  • arts & culture
  • regional

Full House Pilot Program

The Full House pilot program supported cultural facilities funded through Regional Partnerships to undertake intensive strategic multi-year audience development

27 July 2016
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • international
  • regional

Organisations Investment Program

The Organisations Investment Program (OIP) offers four-year operational funding to small, medium and large organisations in the arts and cultural sector.

15 March 2016
  • arts & culture
  • aboriginal
  • regional

Regional Partnerships

The Regional Partnerships program provides Victorian regional communities access to quality experiences through supporting Victoria's network of regional art galleries and performing arts centres

24 March 2016