Creative Victoria provides direct support to Victoria's creative industries through a range of funding programs.

    VicArts Grants

    If you're a Victorian artist or organisation looking for support for a creative project or program find out about VicArts Grants. This open, competitive program supports a wide array artforms across a variety of different activities including development, presentation, community arts and international opportunities.

    For projects relating to contemporary music including creating work, building capacity or connecting to markets please go to the Music Works Grants program.


    Music Works Grants

    If you're a contemporary musician or music industry professional find out about our Music Works Grants program. This program supports contemporary music and is open to Victorian artists, managers, industry professionals and venues.


    Organisations Investment Program

    If you're an arts organisation looking for stable, longer-term operational funding to underpin your creative program, find out about our Organisations Investment Program. 


    Regional Development & Touring

    If you're looking to tour a professional production, performance, exhibition or program to regional Victoria, or would like to know more about how Creative Victoria supports regional arts facilities, find out about our Regional Development & Touring Program.


    Indigenous Professional Development Program

    If you're a Victorian-based Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist or arts worker looking to develop your practice or career, find out about our Indigenous Professional Development Program.


    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. The Creative Suburbs program is available to local government authorities in outer metropolitan Melbourne only.


    Education Partnerships

    If you're an artist, arts organisation, teacher or school keen to explore the possibilities of a school-based arts collaboration, find out about our Education Partnerships resources and the  Artists in Schools program.


    Marketing Innovation Fund

    The Marketing Innovation Fund provides one-off support for projects that explore different ways of engaging audiences and building brand awareness.


    Information for all applicants

    If you are thinking of applying for Creative Victoria funding please read the pages in this section.


    Information for current recipients

    If you are in receipt of Creative Victoria funding make sure you have read the pages in this section


    Creative Victoria Grants Portal

    All applications for funding are submitted using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal, read this page for more information on the Grants Portal