Creative Victoria

Music Works Quick Response Grants

Music Works Quick Response Grants provide support to individuals, groups and organisations to cover immediate opportunities in Regional Activity,  Building Capacity (Professional Development) and Connecting to Markets areas of funding.

New 2019/20 Guidelines are available for download here!

Funding available

  • $1,000 - $5,000 for individuals
  • $1,000 - $15,000 for groups/organisations

Who can apply

  • Victorian-based professional music practitioners working in contemporary music from all genres and career stages
  • Victorian-based managers, technicians, venues and small to medium industry organisations

Key dates

Applications for funding are made using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal

2019

For activity commencing from 3 October 2019:
Round Opens: 8 August 2019
Round Closes: 5pm, 5 September 2019

For activity commencing from 9 January 2020:
Round Opens: 14 November 2019
Round Closes: 5pm, 12 December 2019

Please note:  It takes approximately 3 weeks from the closing date until funding results are available.

2020

For activity commencing from 26 March 2020:
Round Opens: 13 February 2020
Round Closes: 5pm, 5 March 2020

For activity commencing from 21 May 2020:
Round Opens: 2 April 2020
Round Closes: 5pm, 23 April 2020

Please note:  It takes approximately 3 weeks from the closing date until funding results are available.

Who to talk to

Links and downloads

2019/20 Music Works Quick Response Guidelines DOC, 186.5 KB
Application drafting tool (DOC, 103.5 KB)
Budget drafting tool (XLS, 103.0 KB)
Tour itinerary template (XLS, 52.0 KB)
Music Works - Frequently Asked Questions
Information for all applicants
Creative Victoria Grants Portal
Previous Recipients
Music Works - Quick Response ~ March and May 2019 Panel List DOCX, 15.9 KB

Applications close
05 Sep 2019
Amount
Amount Upon Application
Artform
Music
Grant Type
New work
Presentation & Promotion
Residencies
Skills development
Applicant Type
Individual
Group
Region
Victoria
Website
Creative Victoria (opens in new window)
Contact
Aarti Desai
Email
aarti.desai@creative.vic.gov.au