A small regional freestanding town hall  in Chewton standing built in 1860

Chewton Town Hall

  • aboriginal
  • music
  • regional

    **If you have received funding through this program and your project has been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact Creative Victoria**

    Small Regional Presenters provides funding for regional communities to program and present shows in their area. It also supports skills development and capacity building by encouraging presenters to develop long term plans and audience development strategies.

    Funding available

    $1,500 - $15,000.

    Who can apply

    Regional presenters with a history of presenting professional performing and live arts events in their local community.  Applicants must be:

    • Regional community presenters that are current members of Regional Arts Victoria and do not receive organisational or multi-year funding through Creative Victoria; or
    • Local Government Authorities that do not receive organisational or multi-year funding through Creative Victoria.

    Key dates

    This program has closed for 2019-20. Sign up to our eNews or follow us on social media for the latest information on funding programs and opportunities.

    Round Opens: 16 January 2020 via the Creative Victoria Grants Portal
    Round Closes: 5pm, 13 February 2020 for shows taking place from 1 May 2020 onwards.

    It takes approximately 6 weeks from the closing date until the funding results are available.

    Who to talk to

    Kathleen Hodgson: 8683 3114 or 1800 134 894 (toll free country Victoria only) or kathleen.hodgson@creative.vic.gov.au

    Links and downloads

    2019/20 Small Regional Presenters Program Guidelines DOC, 206.5 KB
    Application Drafting Tool (DOCX, 35.3 KB)
    Creative Victoria Budget Drafting Tool (XLS, 103.5 KB)
    Information for all Applicants
    Creative Victoria Grants Portal
    Assessment Panel September 2019 DOCX, 13.6 KB
    Creative Regional Map

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    Previous recipients

    $71,896 of funding will support the presentation of diverse performances, from flamenco guitarists to experimental pop music, circus, cabaret and much more.

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    Geraldine Quinn stars in Sunglasses at Night: the 80s Apocalypse Sing Along Cabaret. A Winding Roads Production. Photo by Evan Munro-Smith.

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