A town hall

Chewton Town Hall

  • arts & culture
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • regional

    Small Regional Presenters provides funding for regional communities to program and present shows in their area. It also supports skills development and capacity building by encouraging presenters to develop long term plans and audience development strategies.

    Download the Small Regional Presenters program guidelines (DOC, 207.0 KB)

    Funding available

    $1,500 - $15,000.

    Who can apply

    Regional presenters with a history of presenting professional performing and live arts events in their local community.  Applicants must be:

    • Regional community presenters that are members of Regional Arts Victoria; or
    • Local Government Authorities that do not receive organisational or multi-year funding through Creative Victoria.

    Key dates


    Round Opens: 16 October 2017 
    Round Closes: 5pm, 15 November 2017 for shows taking place from 1 February 2018 onwards.


    Round Opens: 12 February 2018
    Round Closes: 5pm, 14 March 2018 for shows taking place from 1 June 2018 onwards.


    It takes approximately 6 weeks from the closing date until the funding results are available.

    Who to talk to

    Fiona Beckwith: 8683 3137 or 1800 134 894 (toll free country Victoria only) or at fiona.beckwith@ecodev.vic.gov.au

    Sophine Chai: 
    8683 3164 or 1800 134 894 (toll free country Victoria only) or at sophine.chai@ecodev.vic.gov.au

    Links and downloads

    Small Regional Presenters Program Guidelines (DOC, 207.0 KB)
    Application Drafting Tool (DOC, 76.5 KB)
    Creative Victoria Budget Drafting Tool (XLS, 103.0 KB)
    Small Regional Presenters FAQs (DOC, 44.0 KB)
    Information for all Applicants
    Creative Victoria Grants Portal
    Previous Recipients