VICARTS Grant Round Open

Round applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 17 February, for activities commencing after 1 June 2016.
 The VicArts Grants program invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria’s artists and smaller arts companies. It provides one-off support for discrete projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria’s arts sector.

The program is open to new ideas, new modes of practice and new approaches to delivery that will build on Victoria’s position as a leader in Australia’s creative arts sector. Applications to the program are encouraged from a wide range of art forms and artistic activities.

VicArts Grants will support projects and programs across one or more of the following areas:

  • Creative Development of new works across visual art, literature, cross-disciplinary practice  and performance (including but not limited to dance, theatre, cabaret, opera and music)
  • Presentation of an original art work or curated program (including but not limited to arts festivals or a series of performances, literary works and exhibitions)
  • Collaborations between Victorian Communities and professional artists.
  • National and International residencies/presentations/touring.

The VicArts Grants program accepts applications from individuals and organisations including arts, non-arts, community and local government (also see General Eligibility).

The primary focus of the proposal must include:

  • Victorian-based individual professional arts practitioners (emerging to established) and/or Victorian-based professional arts ensembles and organisations AND an artistic project/program.