Grant Details


Arts Grant

Grant Amount

Upon application

Applicant Type

Emerging Artist


All Arts



City of Stonnington

Annual Arts and Cultural Grants 2024-2025

The Arts and Cultural Annual Grants program reflects the City of Stonnington’s vision to be vibrant, imaginative and creative. Spanning a broad range of art forms and practices this grant supports inclusive, innovative, engaging, empowering, resilient and environmentally friendly projects. Collectively these place value on the importance of our creativity and cultural identity and strengthens the social, community and economic development of the City of Stonnington. 

The City of Stonnington Arts and Cultural Grants:

  • provides one year in-kind support for arts organisations, cultural organisations, community groups, emerging artists, and established artists to deliver appealing and contemporary cultural and creative projects
  • connects communities through equitable, inclusive and accessible creative arts practice, activity, participation, location and attraction
  • embraces and supports the knowledge, experience and cultures of different groups including First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people living with disability, and LGBTIQA+ people
  • raises the profile of arts and cultural activity throughout Stonnington
  • recognises the importance of utilising environmentally sustainable practice at project development and delivery stages
  • promotes the City of Stonnington as an exciting, attractive, safe, bold, and desired creative destination for community residents and those outside the boundaries
  • supports arts organisations, cultural organisations, individuals, and groups to sustainably grow and succeed
  • encourages shared connections and networking between members of the local arts and culture ecosystem
  • supports promotion and celebration of arts and cultural programs with a wide audience
  • evaluates the outcomes and impacts that creative arts and cultural projects have at personal, social, and economic levels.


Grant types and guidelines

There are five Arts and Culture grants categories available:

Check which is right for you, by reading the eligibility criteria and guidelines before applying. 

Applications close: 12pm, Thursday 11 April 2024


Arts and Cultural Grants Information Session

There will be an Arts and Cultural Grants Information Session at 6pm on Wednesday 7 February 2024 at Chapel Off Chapel, Prahran. Please join us from 5:30pm to meet the Stonnington Arts and Culture Team.

RSVP essential to

The Information Session will be followed by the inaugural Creative Conversations Networking Event. Attendees of the Grant Information Session are invited to stay for light refreshments and an opportunity to meet and form new connections with other creatives.

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