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Lesley Hall Scholarship 2018

Applications close 31 October 2018 The Lesley Hall Arts and Disability Scholarship is an annual scholarship offered by Arts Access Victoria (AAV) which recognises the power of the arts to influence social change. It honours the life and activism of the late Lesley Hall, a tireless advocate for the human rights of people with disability.  Find out more read more

ACT City Grants

Applications close 23 October 2018 Through City Grants eligible applicants can apply for up to $80,000 for projects that contribute to the vitality of Canberra’s city centre through place-making. Find out more read more

Asialink Creative Exchange 2019

Applications close 28 October 2018 Global Project Space produces a suite of innovative projects that are reflective of the enduring relationships of Asialink Arts and their global arts Alumni. GPS projects reflect the globalised nature of contemporary creative practice, across art form and geographic boundaries, while promoting sustained cross-cultural dialogue. Find out more read more

Ian Potter Moving Image Commission

Applications close 28 October 2018 Artists are now invited to apply for Australia’s most significant commission for moving image art. The successful artist will receive $100,000 from The Ian Potter Cultural Trust and professional support from ACMI’s curators including highly specialised curatorial, production and presentation expertise. Image: Phantom Ride, Daniel Crooks Find out more read more

Arts Projects & Career Development Grants Open

Applications close 2 October 2018 The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity. Career Development Grants can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career. The arts projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public. Find out more read more

Arts Projects & Career Development Grants Open

The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity. Career Development Grants can provide support

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Creative Vic Music Works Quick Response Grants

Applications close 20 September 2018 Music Works Quick Response Grants provide support to individuals, groups and organisations to cover immediate opportunities in the following areas of funding: Regional Activity,  Building Capacity (Professional Development) and Connecting to Markets. Find out more read more

The Carstairs Prize

Applications close 1 September 2018 The Carstairs Prize aims to support socially engaged art projects that embrace participatory and collaborative experiences, bring participants into active dialogue with the artist(s) in order to involve audiences beyond the art community. Find out more read more

Arts House CultureLAB EOIs

Applications close 6 September 2018 Arts House invites CultureLAB expressions of interest for the financial year 2019–20. There is an investment of up to $10,000 for research and creative development of projects led by independent artists and created on site at Arts House. Find out more read more

Critical Path Responsive Residencies

Applications close 3 September 2018 The Responsive Program supports self-directed, blue-sky choreographic research. Research projects may be broadly defined but generally involve the exploration of new ideas or assumptions, new methodologies or new collaborations. Find out more read more

Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants

Applications close 11 September 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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Moreland Project Grants

Applications close 26 August 2018 Council provides funding each year to community organisations for activities and project implementation designed to benefit and engage the Moreland community. Find out more read more

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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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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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

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

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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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

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

Playlab Alpha Processing

Applications close 18 May 2018 Alpha Processing is focussed on the early stages of developing a new work: from idea to first draft or a first to second draft. Across the six months of Alpha Processing, each participant will receive detailed face-to-face dramaturgy, professional guidance, and access to Playlab’s resources.  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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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