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
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.
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