Creative Universe Pty Limited

Up to $10,000 With One Voice Community Choir Seed Funding Grants

To celebrate our 10th Anniversary, we will be awarding

10 grants of up to $10,000 in 2020 through our With One Voice Community ChoirSocial Franchise Start-up fund.


Round 14 is now OPEN for applications and will close 5pm, Friday 20th November 2020.

Our target of 40 choirs by 2020 is in reach.

We’re on the look-out for more people who are:


  • Movers and shakers in their communities,
  • Passionate about community wellbeing and the power of the arts – especially singing
  • Aspiring to create meaningful change and a fairer and more caring society.

If this is you - We have grants of up to $10,000 available now!


Local community groups, social businesses and not-for-profits wanting to promote social inclusion and tackle loneliness, isolation, depression and disadvantage in their community are invited to apply. Additionally, each successful application joins a 12-month intensive mentoring program.

All successful Start-up Grant organisations are located in areas that are culturally and economically diverse and seek to redress balance between those that have and have-not. They provide crucial interventions for all participants and support those directly and indirectly affected by many of life’s challenges.

Most importantly, these organisations recognise how singing in a group can be improve wellbeing, inspire personal growth and transform communities.  Each successful applicant must present a strong social franchise offer that we believe will be successful and sustainable. The choirs will create new social connections and extend opportunities for residents in these multi-cultural communities to participate, celebrate diversity and develop social cohesion.

One of our previous round winners from Chatswood NSW says; “The With One Voice program was the answer we were looking for to bring all areas of our community together. The information we receive during our mentoring sessions is invaluable and provides us the tools we need to sustain our group for years to come. We feel supported and nurtured at every step of the process. We are already seeing great results in not just our singing but in our relationships within the choir and of course, in the wider community.”  View member stories. 

Creativity Australia are currently supporting the development and launch of 7 new choirs around Australia. Maybe your community will be next?

For more information and to apply for a place in the With One Voice Start Up project, and receive up to $10,000 in seed funding please visit

Applications close
20 Nov 2020
Up to $10,000
Grant Type
Community Partnership
Applicant Type
Creative Universe Pty Limited (opens in new window)
Tania De Jong AM
03 8679 6000