Note: the Australia Council for the Arts has announced a significant overhaul of their grants progam in response to the Covid-19 crisis. We will provide an update on this as soon as the details have been release.
City of Melbourne | Quick Response Artist Grants
Assistance of $4000 in 2020 is available now through our quick response arts grants. Support is for online content or development of new or unpresented work. It’s easy to apply and applications are assessed each week with notification shortly thereafter. Applications for quick response arts grants will remain open until the total funding pool has been exhausted.
City of Melbourne | Application External Assessment Panel EOI
Become an assessor. Independent experts are invited to apply to join the External Assessment Panel for 2020 – 2024. Honararium ranges from $250 – $1500. EOIs close Mon 30 March.
City Of Port Philip Cultural Development Fund – Projects
Assist artists and related organisations to develop and realise creative projects in the City of Port Phillip. Applications close Fri 27 March.
Department of Local Government, Sports & Cultural Industries | WA Theatre Development Initiative
Up to $100,000 available to encourage the development of a vibrant and sustainable Western Australian theatre sector by supporting high quality professional productions in the mid-tier sector. Must include a clear audience development strategy, provide professional development opportunities for WA theatre practitioners and offer the potential to tour regionally and/or nationally. Applications close Thurs 2 April.
Theatre Network Australia | Unlocking Capacity Grants
For Victorian-based independent performing arts producers who have a minimum three years of experience in independent producing, get up to $35,000 pa for up to 3 years. Applications extended to Thurs 2 April.
Office of the Arts | Indigenous Languages and Arts program
Supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through languages and arts activities around Australia. Applications close Mon 6 April.
Darebin City Council | FUSE Fund
There is $50,000 in this fund and a limited number of grants will be awarded in the following categories: Up to $1000; Up to $5000; Up to $20,000. Applications close Tues 14 April.
City of Literature | Script and written project pitches
Victorian-based writers can pitch for a commissions of a minimum of 30 new creative works of any genre and form. All works pitched must be new and unpublished. We will pay $300 for each selected piece. Pitches are open to mid April.
Creative Victoria | First People’s Investment Program (Pilot)
Provides opportunities for First Peoples individuals, groups and organisations through funding in 3 different streams: Connect to Country, Develop Your Skills and Create Something New. Applications close Wed 15 April.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum | Northern Beaches Council Arts and Creativity Grants
Grants up to $10,000 are available support individuals and organisations to investigate new ideas/designs, establish new ventures, or develop collaborative innovation projects. Applications close Mon 30 April
Copyright Agency | Cultural Fund
Support for significant organisations and individual Australian writers, journalists, editors, English and literacy teachers and visual artists. We also offer grants to leading organisations to help build literacy skills for children and young adults. Applications for individual artists close Mon 14 September, Org applications due Mon 11 May & Mon 28 September.