• arts & culture

    The Combatting Homophobia initiative is a partnership between Creative Victoria's Social Impact Program and the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) Equality Branch.

    The Combatting Homophobia initiative offers funding towards innovative projects of significance that will engage, challenge, educate and inspire the Victorian public and provide a fresh and meaningful way to communicate this message. It is envisaged that up to two projects of scale/significance will be supported.

    The Combatting Homophobia round is now closed.

    Download the Combatting Homophobia program guidelines (DOC, 218.5 KB).

    Funding available

    The Combatting Homophobia initiative offers funding of up to $300,000 per project. Up to two projects will be supported.

    Who can apply

    Proposals for the Combatting Homophobia initiative are open to organisations funded by Creative Victoria.  This includes: the State-owned Cultural Agencies, Major Performing Arts (MPA) and Organisations Investment Program (OIP) clients, and Victorian members of the Games Developers' Association of Australia (GDAA).

    Key dates

    The Combatting Homophobia round is now closed.

    Round Opened: April 2017 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal  (Program - Strategic Initiatives, Category - Policy and Programs, Funding round - Combatting Homophobia - May 2017)

    Round Closed: 5pm, Thursday 25 May 2017

    For activity commencing from 1 September 2017. 

    Who to talk to

    All applicants must discuss their proposal with program staff prior to submitting an application. 

    Contact Amanda Browne on (03) 8683 3139 or amanda.browne@ecodev.vic.gov.au to discuss your proposal.

    Links and downloads

    Program guidelines (DOC, 218.5 KB)
    Application drafting tool (DOC, 72.0 KB) 
    Budget drafting tool (XLS, 103.0 KB)