A woman dancing next to a stereo

Nicola Gunn - Piece For Person and Ghetto Blaster Photographer: Gregory Lorenzutti

  • arts & culture
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • international
  • regional

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

    Full program guidelines will be available soon.

    Funding available

    Grants start from $5,000 - to discuss appropriate grant requests please contact program staff.

    Solo projects (i.e. one artist working alone) are eligible to apply for up to $20,000.

    Who can apply

    • Individuals
    • Organisations including arts, non-arts, community and local government.

    The primary focus of the proposed project or program must include:

    • Victorian based individual professional arts practitioners (emerging to established) and/or Victorian-based professional arts ensembles/organisations; and
    • An artistic activity.

    Key dates

    Round Opens: 3 Aug 2017 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal 
    Round Closes:  5pm, 24 Aug 2017
    For activities commencing after 1 Jan 2018. 
    It takes approximately 12 weeks from the closing date until funding results are available.

    Who to talk to

    Links and downloads

    Application drafting tool (DOC, 80.5 KB)
    Budget drafting tool (XLS, 103.0 KB)
    Tour itinerary template (XLS, 52.0 KB)
    Information for all applicants
    Creative Victoria Grants Portal
    VicArts Grants Panel Members and Chairs (Feb 2017) DOC, 27.5 KB