We’re building a list of non-government grant opportunities open to the creative community. If you know of others, please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.


Metro Tunnel Artist Pool for future commissions

Victorian creative practitioners can register for the Metro Tunnel Artist Pool to be considered for future temporary creative opportunities as part of Metro Tunnel Creative Program commissions. Opportunities will range from hoarding artworks, painted murals and photography to 3D site activations and pop-up performances – from June 2020 to December 2022 and potentially beyond.

Registrations open from Monday, 15 June to Monday, 13 July.

Support Act COVID-19 Film and TV Emergency Relief Fund

Those eligible can apply now for a $1,000 one-time benefit. The fund is available to film and television workers such as assistants, coordinators, technicians and operators from different production departments like camera, sound, music, art, make-up, costume design, locations and transportation, among others.

Applications opened on 15 June and will close once funds are exhausted.

Signal Boost

Signal Boost is an annual program offering tailored mentorship, practical support, and professional development for aspiring Australian podcasters from The Wheeler Centre. Applications close Wednesday, 17 June 2020.

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National Library of Australia Creative Arts Fellowships

The National Library of Australia’s Creative Arts Fellowships offer practising artists and writers the opportunity to develop an artistic concept or work that is inspired or informed by the Library’s collections. Applications close Friday, 10 July 2020.

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Gordon Darling Foundation Visual Arts Grant

Assists organisations with the costs of research, travel, publication, and the dissemination of knowledge and the enjoyment of all aspects of the visual arts to the widest possible audience. Applications close 23 September 2020.

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