Creative Victoria

VicArts Grants

Funding available

Applications will be accepted for requests between $5,000 and $60,000.

Solo projects (i.e. one artist working alone) are eligible to apply for up to $20,000.

The program also includes a 2-year funding stream, providing 2 years of continued annual support to a limited number of successful applicants.  To discuss appropriate grant requests please contact program staff.

Who can apply

Individuals and,

Organisations including arts, non-arts, community and local government.

The primary focus of the proposed project or program must include:

Victorian based individual professional arts practitioners (emerging to established) and/or Victorian-based professional arts ensembles/organisations; and

An artistic activity.

Key dates


Round opens: 2 January 2020 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal 

Round closes: 5pm, 30 January 2020

For activity commencing after 1 June 2020.

NB. It takes approximately 12 weeks from the closing dates until funding results are available.

*Please note: there have been some changes to the guidelines for the 2019/20 rounds of VicArts Grants. Ensure you read the current version of the 2019/20 guidelines.

Links and downloads

Program guidelines versions

Windows: 2019/20 VicArts Grants program guidelines DOC, 238.0 KB

PDF: 2019/20 VicArts Grants program guidelines PDF, 208.6 KB

Applications close
30 Jan 2020
Grant Type
Applicant Type
Creative Victoria (opens in new window)
Chloe Turner
03 8683 3179