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Matched funding programs open for applications

Secure new donors, double your dollars with matched funding

Are you a small-to-medium arts organisation or an independent artist with a project to fund and a fundraising campaign in mind?

You could be eligible for up to $10,000 for artists and up to $25,000 or $50,000for arts organisations through our matched funding programs.

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Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship

Applications close 13 August 2018 The mentorship is awarded to an unpublished Indigenous writer who has made substantial progress on a fiction or non-fiction writing project. The intention of the program is to support the writer to develop their manuscript and to facilitate a pathway to publication. Find out more read more

Creators Fund

Damon Kowarsky and Kyoko Imazu. Along the River (2013). Photo: Kyoko Imazu
Applications close 26 July 2018 The Creators Fund paves the way for independent creatives to take their practice and their careers to the next level by providing them with one of the most important and scarce resources – time. Find out more read more

St Martins First Stage

St Martins are dedicated to supporting artists who are interested in developing work in collaboration with children.

Their seeding program First Stages connects independent artists and companies with St Martins to explore and develop work that puts children at its centre.

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Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund

Applications open 20 July 2018 The Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund has been created to enable projects to be realised in the Fringe program. They encourage bold ideas to take shape, and support all forms of expression which enrich the festival offerings.

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Foundry 658

Expressions of interest are open to participate in Foundry658, an initiative of the Victorian Government’s Creative State strategy, delivered by State Library Victoria and

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Victoria Bitter Announce Details of Hard Yards 2018

LET’S TAKE THIS SHOW ON THE ROAD!

Victoria Bitter has proudly confirmed the return of VB HARD YARDS for 2018. Staunchly backing live Aussie rock, Hard Yards will

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The Atrium: exhibit your work in 2019

Applications are now open for artists or curators to exhibit in the Atrium in 2019. This Gallery space is suited for experienced artists who work in sculptural and spatial practices.

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Yarra Annual Grants

Applications open 11 June & close 23 July 2018 In 2019 Yarra Annual Grants will invest nearly $880,000 in programs which support and enrich the Yarra community. The funded programs will address a wide variety of local needs and promote connectedness and well-being across Yarra. Find out more read more

Prelude Composers Residency

Applications close 16 July 2018 Prelude is a national initiative to provide time and space for Australian composers to make work by offering long-term residencies in historic houses around Australia. The stipend for the 2018 residencies is $20,000 for twelve months.

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Melbourne Prize for Literature

Applications close 9 July 2018 With a total prize pool over $100,000, there is an exciting new category offered. The Prize and Awards are open to Victorian residents and published authors only. Individual author entry or nomination. Find out more read more

National Library of Australia Fellowships

Applications close 1 July 2018 The National Library offers three Fellowships to support practising writers and artists to develop new work creatively using or inspired by the Library’s collections. Find out more read more

Darebin Arts Partnership Initiatives

Image: Westside Circus, Arts Partner.
Applications close 17 June 2018 Council is seeking interest for individual artists and arts organisations, with the aim of creating new partnerships that enable inclusive artistic collaborations to occur within Darebin. All funding requests for either stream are capped at $8,000. Find out more read more

Port Fairy Folk Festival Applications

Applications close 20 June 2018 A celebration of music, culture and community, Port Fairy Folk Festival welcomes all applications from artists across a range of genres including music, theatre, spoken/written word, street theatre, children’s entertainment, dance and comedy.  Find out more read more

Call Out: First Nations Commission

Applications open 11 June 2018 Vitalstatistix is seeking proposals from Australian First Nations artists (solo artist or group) for a new commission. The selected work will premiere in TARNANTHI in 2019. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across artistic disciplines and career stages are invited to apply for this opportunity.  Find out more read more

Sidney Myer Creative Fellowships

Applications close 10 June 2018 Nominations are welcome for early mid-career artists and arts managers across the entire spectrum of the visual, performing, interdisciplinary, new media and literary arts. Consideration is also given to arts managers and thought leaders in the humanities. Find out more read more

Performance Space x West Kowloon Residency

Applications close 10 June 2018 The Performance Space x West Kowloon Exchange Residency provides an important new opportunity for an Australian artist working in experimental performance to expand their practice and networks into an Asia Pacific context. Find out more read more

The Next Chapter

Applications close 13 July 2018 This is a scheme to support a new generation of writers to develop their skills and work from the ground up. Each year, the Wheeler Centre will pick ten outstanding writers and give them $15,000 each to develop their work. They’ll match them with a mentor, and work closely with them on bringing their writing to life.

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Melbourne Art Trams EOIs

Applications open 12 June 2018 Melbourne Festival are inviting artists to respond to Melbourne as a site of change. A work that is specific to Melbourne’s trams as a site for collective engagement throughout the city. Image: Reko Rennie, Always was, Always will be Find out more read more

Australia Council Grants

Applications close 5 June 2018 The Arts Projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. The Career Development grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career.  Find out more read more

Midsumma Pathways

Applications close 31 May 2018

Midsumma Festival is offering a new professional development program for queer artists with disability.

It is for a select group wanting to deepen their creative practice and learn

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Writer in Residence Program Now Open

Need resources and a space to write?

The Moreland Writer in Residence Program is open to all writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama. All types and genres of storytelling

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Fawkner Special Commission Applications Open

Are you interested in making work that engages Moreland’s North?

In collaboration with MoreArt, Moreland City Council’s annual art-in-public-spaces art show, Fawkner

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Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarships

Applications close 30 June 2018 Each year 4 x $5,000 scholarships are awarded to emerging artists to assist with the cost of overseas travel to:

  • undertake formal study or
  • undertake a residency or mentorship (planned program with a professional artist) or
  • undertake informal study for a

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City of Melbourne Grants Now Ope

Applications close 28 May 2018 Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program. Grants of up to $20,000 are available to artists, creatives and arts organisations across all disciplines – including performance, new media, music, dance, theatre and visual art. Find out more read more

Getty Images Array Grant

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Applications close 8 June 2018 Getty Images are partnering with the ARRAY Alliance to provide support to photographers and film makers who are using their art forms to create diverse and inclusive visual stories.  Find out more read more

Darebin Arts Speakeas

Applications close 13 May 2018 The Darebin Arts Speakeasy Development program supports artists by providing access to fully equipped theatre spaces and a $700 stipend. Developments should be for a new artistic work that has performance at the heart of its creation. Find out more read more

NIDA Launchpad

Ian Potter Cultural Trust

Applications close 22 May 2018

The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to

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Emerging Artist Award

Applications close 21 May 2018 Fortyfivedownstairs and Future Leaders are inviting submissions from emerging Australian artists for the annual Emerging Artist Award 2018. A selection of approximately 25 artworks will be chosen for a two-week exhibitions, with $3000 worth of prizes awarded to the finalists. Find out more read more

ACF Boost – Matched Funding

We’re giving first-time ACF fundraisers a boost!

If you or someone you know is ready to fundraise for an artistic project AND is new to using the Australian Cultural Fund, now’s a good time to get to know the platform.

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Moreland Funding Opportunities for Artists

Opportunities for Artists and Creators

Funding and support for new works

We’re thrilled to announce that applications for the

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Got an idea for an arts event, festival or activity in Moreland?

The revised Arts Activation Grants Program is now open!

Arts Activation Grants offer funding and skill-building opportunities to support community-led ideas, big and small,

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State Library of Victoria Fellowships

Applications close 22 April 2018

The State Library’s fellowships program is one of the most substantial in Australia. Each year, the Library offers Creative Fellowships to encourage the original and imaginative

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Arts & Culture Grants

Applications close 26 April 2018 Open to Theatre, Dance, Visual Arts, Circus/Physical Theatre, Live Art, Cabaret, Inter-disciplinary, and Arts Festivals; the Arts & Culture Grants program supports creative, innovative, dynamic and contemporary projects that enhance the cultural, community and economic development to the City of Stonnington. Find out more read more

Project Grants

Applications close 1 April 2018 Funding is provided to community organisations for one-off project implementation and development that benefits and engages the Moreland community through community led initiatives. Projects that increase participation, encourage volunteering, provide leadership opportunities and increase learning and skill development are encouraged.  Find out more read more

CAAP Directors Initiative

Various closing dates, see here Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP), in partnership with Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company is proud to announce the CAAP Directors Initiative, aimed at unearthing, nurturing and developing Asian Australian directors for the stage. Find out more read more

Signal Young Creatives Lab

Applications close 6 April 2018 Kickstart your career with up to $5,000 project funding through Signal’s Young Creatives Lab. Artists and creatives aged 18 to 25 years are eligible to apply for project funding through Signal’s Young Creatives Lab. Submissions are welcome across all disciplines including traditional arts and new media technologies. Find out more read more

New Ideas Lab EOIs

Image credit: I See You Like This created by Jessica Wilson with
Matilda Woodroofe and photographer Carla Gottgens.
Applications close 30 March 2018 ArtPlay New Ideas Lab provides the opportunity for artists to propose new projects to undertake at ArtPlay as part of their ongoing creative program for children and families. A new idea could mean a new topic of artistic enquiry, a new area of practice for the artist, or a new collaboration between artists.

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Be Bold Performance Residency

Applications close 6 April 2018 Artists and arts organisations are invited to submit an application for the 2018 Be Bold Performance Residency Program. Up to $5,000 (mid career artist) or $2000 (emerging artist) will be awarded per residency along with:

  • Co-presentation of the residency’s performance outcome
  • 50/50 box office split on ticketed presentations
  • Up to $2,000 in kind technical

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