Bendigo Art Gallery with students

  • arts & culture
  • regional

    The Engaging Audiences program supports cultural facilities funded through the Regional Partnerships program to extend audience engagement programming in order to deepen engagement with current audiences and support growth in new audiences.

    Download the Engaging Audiences program guidelines (DOC, 195.0 KB).

    Funding available

    $5,000 - $50,000. Applications for more than $20,000 must have a minimum of 20% in cash co-funding.

    Who can apply

    Cultural facilities currently funded through the Regional Partnerships program.

    Key dates

    Round opens: 4 September 2017 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal

    Round closes: 5pm, 27 September 2017 for activity commencing from 1 January 2018.

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

    Who to talk to

    Rohini Sharma on 03 8683 3157 or at
    Aimee Barwick on 03 8683 3116 or at

    Links and downloads

    Engaging Audiences program guidelines (DOC, 195.0 KB)
    Application drafting tool (DOC, 84.0 KB)
    Budget drafting tool (XLS, 103.0 KB)
    Information for all applicants
    Creative Victoria Grants Portal
    Previous Recipients