COVID-19 Financial Support

The Victorian Government provides a suite of COVID-19 funding support for Victorian businesses, including programs relevant to eligible creative businesses. Check out the following programs:


Apply now: Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

Provides support to tenants and landlords facing financial hardship due to COVID-19 through a free mediation service to assist parties in reaching a fair and satisfactory agreement.

Eligibility and to apply.
Closes 15 March 2022


Creative Victoria grants programs

Visit the grants and support section of our website for current Creative Victoria funding opportunities. We also encourage you to subscribe to Creative Victoria’s eNews and follow us on social media to keep up to date with grants and other opportunities relevant to Victoria’s creative industries.

Given the extraordinary circumstances, Creative Victoria is also being as flexible as possible with reporting requirements for previously funded activity and with changes to projects, programs and timelines.

Other crisis support for creative workers

  • Support Act - Crisis Relief Grants– one-off cash grants of $2,000 ($2,700 for families with dependent children) for artists, crew and other live performance workers across music, theatre, dance and circus who have been affected by COVID-19.  Apply now.