Creative Victoria's funding and support programs are designed to stimulate high quality, diverse creative activity across the state; strengthen Victoria's reputation as a centre for creative excellence; and ensure that all Victorians have opportunities to enjoy, participate in and benefit from a rich  creative ecosystem.

View Creative Victoria's 2019/20 Funding Calendar, as well as resources, toolkits and evaluation guides for the creative sector.

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Small Regional Presenters

Small Regional Presenters provides funding for regional communities to program and present shows in their area.

16 January 2020
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  • regional

Touring Victoria

Touring Victoria provides support for Victorian arts organisations or artists touring a professional production, performance, exhibition or program to regional and outer-metropolitan Victoria.

16 January 2020
  • music
  • aboriginal
  • education
  • international
  • regional

Music Works - Major Funding Rounds

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

9 January 2020
  • aboriginal
  • international
  • music
  • regional

VicArts Grants

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

2 January 2020
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First Peoples Creative Industries Traineeship program

28 October 2019
  • aboriginal
  • international
  • regional

First Peoples Investment Program (Pilot)

13 August 2019
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  • international
  • music
  • regional

Music Works - Quick Response Grants

Quick Response Grants from $1,000 to $5,000 for individuals and $1,000 to $15,000 for groups and organisations

14 November 2019

First Peoples Partnership Group

A new First Peoples Partnership Group will embed Aboriginal self-determination and community voice throughout Victoria’s next creative industries strategy, 2020-2024

10 November 2019
  • regional

Regional Coworking Spaces and Creative Spaces Pilot Program

The Regional Coworking Spaces and Creative Places Pilot Program is an open, competitive grant round that focuses on projects to activate existing/new spaces

30 October 2019
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • screen
  • games
  • design

Creative Learning Partnerships

Creative Learning Partnerships supports Victorian schools to engage creative professionals or arts organisations to work with students and teachers on a creative project.

12 August 2019
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • screen
  • games
  • design

Creators Fund

The Creators Fund provides three to six months of funding to creative practitioners and collectives for intensive creative development, research and/or experimentation.

1 August 2019
  • international
  • regional

PAX Rising Grants

The PAX Rising Grants program offers support to Victorian-based games businesses that have been accepted into PAX AUS.

17 May 2019
  • international

International Engagement

14 February 2019
  • arts & culture
  • music
  • screen
  • games
  • design

Innovation in Marketing Fund

The Innovation in Marketing Fund provides support for marketing projects exploring different ways of engaging audiences, building brand awareness and increasing income.

7 January 2019
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  • international
  • music
  • regional

Organisations Investment Program

The Organisations Investment Program (OIP) offers four-year operational funding to small, medium and large organisations in the arts and cultural sector.

15 March 2016
  • arts & culture
  • aboriginal
  • regional

Regional Partnerships

The Regional Partnerships program provides Victorian regional communities access to quality experiences through supporting Victoria's network of regional art galleries and performing arts centres

24 March 2016