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

    Applications are welcomed from all sections of the sector from artists, managers, labels and other industry technicians to support projects that will enhance the capacity of the sector and support new works and new markets.


    Major Funding Rounds

    There are two major funding rounds per year, offering funding from $2,500 up to $75,000.

    The Major Funding Round August 2017 will be accepting applications from 5 July 2017 until 3 August 2017, closing at 5pm sharp, for activities from 1 November 2017.

    Please note: it takes approximately 12 weeks from the closing date until funding results for the major rounds are available.

    Previous Recipients:

    For more information go to Music Works Grants Major Funding Rounds.

    Quick Response Grants

    Quick Response grants from $1,000 to $5,000 for individualsand $1,000 to $15,000 for groups and organisations are available.

    The next round of Music Works Quick Response Grants will be accepting applications using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal from 4 July 2017 until 25 July 2017 at 5pm sharp for projects beginning from 15 August 2017.

    Previous Recipients:

    For more information and to apply go to Music Works Grants Quick Response Grants.

    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.

    The next Good Music Neighbours Funding Round will be accepting applications online using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal, from Wednesday 10 May 2017 to Wednesday 7 June 2017, closing at 5pm sharp, for activity commencing from 16 August 2017.

    For more information and to apply go to Music Works Good Music Neighbours.

    Rockin' the Laneways

    Rockin' the Laneways is an initiative of the Music Works package, designed to transform Victoria's contemporary music sector and boost opportunity and employment. These grants will support projects that highlight Victoria's celebrated popular music history, attract cultural tourism and encourage fans to discover more about Victoria's rich music history.

    For more information and to apply go to Music Works Rockin' the Laneways.