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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 use or development of the Library’s collections for new work. In 2018, for the first time, State Library Victoria is offering a specialist fellowship for researchers who identify as an Indigenous Victorian Aboriginal.

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The Mordant Family VR Commission

Applications close 11 March 2018 Open to mid-career and established visual artists, the Mordant Family VR Commission supports gallery-based practitioners to move into VR, encouraging experimentation and enabling the creation of ambitious artworks that push the limits of technology to engage audiences in new ways. The Mordant Family VR Commission recipient will be granted $80,000 for the development and creation of a new work. Image: Dr Christian Thompson, sourced here

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New Moreland Arts Investment Grants Now Available

Want to grow your arts organisation?

The new Arts Investment Grants Program has arrived!

Arts Investment Grants provide financial support to organisations whose business is in

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City of Port Phillip Cultural Development Fund

Applications close 29 March 2018 The Cultural Development Fund aims to assist and encourage artists and related organisations to develop and realise creative projects. Applicants and funded activities must be based in the City of Port Phillip and projects must include participants living or working in the City of Port Phillip. Image:  GLOW: Monarch Lane, a light installation by OpenHAUS, 2018

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VicArts Grants

Applications close 22 February 2018 The VicArts Grants program invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria’s artists and smaller arts companies.  It provides one-off support for discrete projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria’s arts sector.

Image: Nicola Gunn – Piece For Person and Ghetto Blaster
Photographer: Gregory Lorenzutti

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Melbourne Recital Centre Writers’ Residency

Applications close 12 February 2018 In 2018, Melbourne Recital Centre and the Emerging Writers’ Festival are thrilled to present a new residency exploring and expanding the creative possibilities of arts writing.  Each writer will receive a $1500 stipend and double pass tickets to selected performances at the Melbourne Recital Centre, and in return will produce three written works in response to three concerts.

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Moreland Community Grants

Annual Grant round for 2018

The Community Grants Program provides financial support and incentive to community groups, organisations and individuals to implement and support community building initiatives.

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Fuse Art Prize

Regional Arts Fund Community Grants

Applications close 13 March 2018 The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia. The Fund meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in and access to the arts and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts.

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Music Works Grants

Image: Sui Zhen live Photo: Tom Sue Yek
Applications close 15 February 2018 The Music Works Grants program invests in the development and support of Victoria’s contemporary music artists and music industries. It provides support for projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria’s contemporary music sector, increase employment and build cultural capital. Find out more read more

Creative State Commissions

Take Over 2018

Applications close 15 January 2018 Take Over! is a unique partnership between Arts Centre Melbourne and Melbourne Fringe that will enable an independent artist/company/collective to develop a creative idea throughout 2018 ready for presentation in the 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival. The artists selected will receive $30,000, rehearsal space and a tailored program of support and mentorship in producing, marketing and fundraising. Image: Discordia Find out more read more

2018 Creative Development Expressions of Interest Open Now

At Brunswick Mechanics Institute we’re dedicated to making space for artists to create and develop new performance work. We invite expressions of interest for two inaugural

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Max Afford Playwrights’ Award

Submissions close 19 November 2017 The Max Afford Estate have created this award to be given to a young playwright, to enable them to further their education in the field of drama, to improve their creative writing and, to improve the general public’s appreciation of Australian drama and playwrights. The total value of the biennial award is $30,000.

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City of Monash Community Grants

Applications close 8 December 2017 Council is inviting local community groups and organisations to submit applications for cash and in-kind funding for programs, services, projects and events taking place in 2018/19. 

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Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship

Applications close 1 December 2017

This scholarship has been created as an on-going memorial to one of Australia’s most distinguished performing arts designers, the late Kristian Fredrikson. The scholarship

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NAVA Australian Artists’ Grants

Applications close 4 November 2017

The Australian Artists’ Grant was initiated by NAVA to assist professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to produce, present and promote their

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Showcase Victoria Applications Open Soon

Applications open 1 November 2017

 Showcase Victoria is the performing arts marketplace – an annual event which provides a unique platform for producers, artists and theatre makers to promote their work to a wide range of programmers from Victoria and beyond and ultimately to facilitate touring.

They encourage applications from all genres of the performing arts (including contemporary music) and are interested in productions looking to tour to both metro and regional venues,

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Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

Applications close 17 November 2017

 Supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, and named after the late Neilma Gantner, this prize seeks excellent short fiction of up to 3000 words themed around the notion of ‘travel’; imaginative, creative and literary interpretations are strongly encouraged. This competition is open to all writers, nationally and internationally, at any stage of their writing career.

The winning story will receive a $4000 first prize and be published in Overland’s first print issue for 2018. Two runners-up will each receive $500 and be published at Overland online

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Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship

Applications close 16 October 2017

 The Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship aims to support a contemporary visual artist with an identifiable commitment to visual arts excellence. The successful Fellow will have a desire to extend their arts practice to a new level, expand their imagination and make a contribution to the City of Port Phillip. The Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship is an acquisitive award of $25,000 presented to a recipient once every two years. For more information go here read more

Arts Projects for Individuals & Groups

Applications close 3 October 2017

 The Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Examples of activities this grant supports include the creation of new work, creative development, touring, festivals, productions, exhibitions, publishing, recording and market development activity.

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Match Lab is open

Calling independent artists and groups! MATCH Lab is now open.

MATCH Lab, our matched funding program for independent artists and artistic groups, is now open. If you’re looking to boost your fundraising skills, raise money for your

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NETS Exhibition Development Fun

Applications close 11 September

The NETS Exhibition Development Fund (EDF) program supports the Victorian arts sector with grants of up to $10,000 to Victorian arts organisations who wish to develop new

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Artbank x ACMI Commission

Applications close 15 September 2017

Over three years, the Artbank + ACMI Commission will provide support for Australian artists and filmmakers to make a new, ambitious and experimental screen-based work. Each year

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Creators Fund Now Open

Applications close 7 September 2017 The Creators Fund supports creative practitioners and collectives across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation for new ideas and initiatives. The fund will provide financial support in the realm of $20,000 – $50,000 to support three to six months of intensive work. More info here read more

Maribyrnong Community Grants

Applications close 5 September 2017

The community grant program supports local community groups and organisations to respond to community needs and ideas, supports local networks, promotes and encourages participation

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Keir Choreographic Award

Applications close 11 August 2017

The Keir Choreographic Award offers eight artists the time and space to create and present a fully funded new work, a remarkable context in which to engage with international perspectives and an opportunity to connect with new and ever expanding audiences for dance in Australia.

The entry requirements for the Award call for professional artists with an established practice to enter by submitting a five-minute video pitch for a choreographic idea of

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New Literary Travel Fund

Applications open 24 July 2017

 The inaugural Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund will provide inspiration and practical support to emerging, midcareer and established writers, editors, agents, publishers, librarians, booksellers and other literary professionals.

Delivered by Writers Victoria in Melbourne, the national professional development opportunity has been made possible by the generous support of The Myer Foundation.

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Plus1 program is open

The Creators Fund

Applications open 17 August 2017

 The Creators Fund will support creative practitioners across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation in order to create cutting edge – and career defining – new work.

The program will provide grants of between $20,000 – $50,000 to support individuals or creative collectives working in the arts, design, contemporary music, game development, screen

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The Creators Fund – New Program for Victorian Creatives

Damon Kowarsky and Kyoko Imazu. Along the River (2013). Photo: Kyoko Imazu

The Creators Fund will support creative practitioners across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation

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CultureLAB EOI’s open

Research and development is crucial to the life cycle of a strong contemporary arts culture.  For this reason, Arts House provides time, space and financial assistance of up

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Regional Centre for Culture – Local Grants

Applications close 31 August 2017

The Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program is a one-off grant round to fund local creative projects which will take place in the designated Regional Centre for Culture area in 2018.  It provides a unique opportunity for Creative Victoria to support local practitioners, groups and organisations to extend their practice, profile their work and meet their creative aspirations. Applicants to the Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program must be based in the designated Regional Centre for Culture 2018 area:

  • City of Greater Bendigo
  • Mount Alexander Shire
  • Central

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Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Applications close 31 July 2017

 Ausdance invite eligible choreographers who can demonstrate the value of the fellowship to their own choreographic development, practice or career to submit an expression of interest.

Your fellowship activities should be completed within two years. The fellowship will not contribute to a performance, but you must produce a public outcome of some description

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Exhibit in Home

Applications close 24 July 2017

Are you an artist who arrived in Australia as a refugee after 1 January 1990? Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which

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Ian Potter Grants

Applications close 12 September 2017

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 $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.

They support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality.

The Trust primarily provides

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Yarra Annual Grants

City of Melbourne Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

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 open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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Celebrating Place Grants Program INFORMATION SESSIONS

Got an idea for a festival or event in Moreland?

Celebrating Place Grants provide financial support for groups to organise an event or celebration that enriches the social life of Moreland’s community.
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Connecting Places EOIs Open