Creative Victoria provides direct support to Victoria's creative industries through a range of funding programs.
Below is an overview of our grants and funding programs. View our Funding Calendar for details of upcoming rounds and application deadlines.
If you're a Victorian artist or organisation looking for support for a creative project or program find out about VicArts Grants. This open, competitive program supports a wide array artforms across a variety of different activities including development, presentation, community arts and international opportunities.
For projects relating to contemporary music including creating work, building capacity or connecting to markets please go to the Music Works Grants program.
If you're a contemporary musician or music industry professional find out about our Music Works Grants program. This program supports contemporary music and is open to Victorian artists, managers, industry professionals and venues.
If you're an arts organisation looking for stable, longer-term operational funding to underpin your creative program, find out about our Organisations Investment Program.
If you're looking to tour a professional production, performance, exhibition or program to regional Victoria, or would like to know more about how Creative Victoria supports regional arts facilities, find out about our Regional Development & Touring Program.
If you're a Victorian-based Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist or arts worker looking to develop your practice or career, find out about our Indigenous Professional Development Program.
Creative Suburbs invests in opportunities for Melbourne's outer metropolitan communities to engage with, and participate in, high quality arts and creative experiences. The Creative Suburbs program is available to local government authorities in outer metropolitan Melbourne only.
Hong Kong Business of Design Week grants to support Victorian design consultancies and design led businesses to join the trade mission and participate in Business of Design Week.
The Innovation in Marketing Fund provides one-off support for projects that explore different ways of engaging audiences and building brand awareness.
If you are thinking of applying to for Creative Victoria funding please read the pages in this section.
If you are in receipt of Creative Victoria funding make sure you have read the pages in this section
All applications for funding are submitted using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal, read this page for more information on the Grants Portal