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    Update: VicArts Grants and Sustaining Creative Workers programs

    In response to the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and feedback received from sector throughout 2020, we have made some interim changes to the grants programs for independent creative professionals, collectives, micro and small businesses and organisations.

    To best meet the current needs of the sector and assist Victoria's independent creatives - across different disciplines - the Creative Workers Fund has been recently released.

    For more information on Creative Workers Fund, please see our website here.

    To keep up to date with Creative Victoria's funding programs and opportunities, subscribe to our eNews or follow us on social media.

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

    Links and downloads

    Information for all applicants
    Information for current recipients
    Creative Victoria Grants Portal
    VicArts Assessment Panel September 2020  DOCX, 27.5 KB

    Who to talk to

    For enquiries regarding VicArts Grants please contact Chloe Turner on 8683 3179 or via email at chloe.turner@creative.vic.gov.au.

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    Previous recipients 2019

    August 2019: In this round 40 projects across the state have been supported with grants totalling more than $1.2 million.

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    Abbotsford Convent

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    February 2019: In this round 57 creative projects, involving more than 1,645 independent artists, will share in $1.6 million in funding.

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    2019 recipient - ELISION Ensemble received a grant to undertake a year-long program of public workshops, local performances and an international tour.

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    Previous recipients 2018

    October 2018: 65 diverse arts projects was supported through this round ranging from the development of manuscripts to dance and circus performances, workshops and international exhibitions to solo theatre shows and dynamic festival programs.

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    Artist Yumi Tsuchiya-Umiumare. Photo: Theresa Harrison

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