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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

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

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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HyPe Call Out

Applications close 26 March 2018 HyPe supports the creation of innovative, contemporary hybrid performance in Tasmania by supporting artists to take conceptual leaps and to challenge the existing perceptions of traditional performance. Applicants can apply for up to $10k to support experimentation, pushing the boundaries of their practice and experimenting with new ways of working.

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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.

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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

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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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