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

    Download the VicArts Grants program guidelines DOC, 220.0 KB.

    Funding available

    Applications will be accepted for requests between $5,000 and $60,000.

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

    To discuss appropriate grant requests please contact program staff.

    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


    Shaun Larkin: 8683 3179 or at shaun.larkin@ecodev.vic.gov.au

    Dance/Physical Performance


    Louise Naumann: 8683 3145 or at louise.naumann@ecodev.vic.gov.au


    Sophine Chai: 8683 3164 or at sophine.chai@ecodev.vic.gov.au


    Visual Arts

    Links and downloads

    VicArts Grants program guidelines DOC, 220.0 KB
    Application drafting tool DOC, 87.5 KB
    2 year funding application form DOC, 38.0 KB
    Budget drafting tool (XLS, 103.0 KB)
    Tour itinerary template (XLS, 52.0 KB)
    Information for all applicants
    Creative Victoria Grants Portal
    Previous Recipients