Creative Victoria

Engaging Audiences

The Engaging Audiences program supports cultural facilities funded through the Regional Partnerships program to extend audience engagement programming in order to deepen engagement with current audiences and support growth in new audiences.

Funding Available

$5,000 - $50,000. Applications for more than $20,000 must have a minimum of 20% in cash co-funding.

Who Can Apply

Cultural facilities currently funded through the Regional Partnerships program.

Key Dates

Round opens: 14 February 2019 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal

Round closes: 5pm, 14 March 2019 for activity commencing from 1 July 2019.

Please note it takes approximately 12 weeks from the closing date until funding results are available.

Note: as the Victorian State election will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018, the Victorian Government will assume a caretaker role from 6:00 pm on 30 October 2018 until such time that either it becomes clear that the incumbent government will be returned, or when a new government is commissioned.

In line with the caretaker conventions, the incoming government will determine whether to proceed with this funding program after the caretaker period.

Who To Talk To

Rohini Sharma on 03 8683 3157 or at

 Tania Grant on 03 8683 3117 or at


Applications close
14 Mar 2019
Amount Upon Application
All artforms
Grant Type
Audience development
Applicant Type
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Rohini Sharma
03 8683 3100