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The Creators Fund – New Program for Victorian Creatives

Damon Kowarsky and Kyoko Imazu. Along the River (2013). Photo: Kyoko Imazu

The Creators Fund will support creative practitioners across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation

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MoreArt Applications Open

MOREART PUBLIC ART SHOW

Artists are invited to submit a concept for our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.

2017 THEME:  THRESHOLDS

The level or point at which you start to experience

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Regional Centre for Culture – Local Grants

Applications close 31 August 2017

The Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program is a one-off grant round to fund local creative projects which will take place in the designated Regional Centre for Culture area in 2018.  It provides a unique opportunity for Creative Victoria to support local practitioners, groups and organisations to extend their practice, profile their work and meet their creative aspirations. Applicants to the Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program must be based in the designated Regional Centre for Culture 2018 area:

  • City of Greater Bendigo
  • Mount Alexander Shire
  • Central

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Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Applications close 31 July 2017

 Ausdance invite eligible choreographers who can demonstrate the value of the fellowship to their own choreographic development, practice or career to submit an expression of interest.

Your fellowship activities should be completed within two years. The fellowship will not contribute to a performance, but you must produce a public outcome of some description

Fellowship

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Exhibit in Home

Applications close 24 July 2017

Are you an artist who arrived in Australia as a refugee after 1 January 1990? Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which

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MoreArt Application Open

MoreArt Public Art Show

MoreArt Public Art Show

Our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.

Applications open now!

MoreArt is our annual art-in-public-spaces event that continues to surprise and engage

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Ian Potter Grants

Applications close 12 September 2017

The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.

They support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality.

The Trust primarily provides

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Yarra Annual Grants

tilde Submissions Open

Applications close 30 June 2017

 tilde: Melbourne Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival is seeking submissions for their third international festival in October 2017.  tilde was founded in 2014 to showcase the work of trans and gender diverse filmmakers as well as films containing trans and gender diverse content and characters.

tilde is seeking short and feature length entries of all genres from across the globe. Films will be selected in line with the festival values. tilde highlights the stories and perspectives

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HIAP Residencies

Applications close 28 June 2017

 HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme is seeking applications from artists worldwide for residencies taking place at HIAP Suomenlinna and HIAP Cable Factory in 2018.

HIAP Residency Programme is HIAP’s main residency programme, which has welcomed artists to Helsinki since the year 1998. The programme focuses on contemporary art but is open for

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Entries open for John Marsden & Hatchette Prize for Young Writers

Entries are now open for the 2017 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers, a developmental award open exclusively to Australian secondary school students across

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DAIR Call Out

Applications close 30 June 2017

Ausdance Victoria Dance Artist in Residence Program (DAIR) invites independent dance artists, collectives, collaborators and companies of any dance genre to submit proposals for the 2017 program.

DAIR is a direct response to the ongoing challenges of access to affordable and appropriate spaces to dance artists for the development of dance making and practice. DAIR activities

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City of Melbourne Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.

Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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Celebrating Place Grants Program INFORMATION SESSIONS

Got an idea for a festival or event in Moreland?

Celebrating Place Grants provide financial support for groups to organise an event or celebration that enriches the social life of Moreland?s community.
Come along to

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City of Sydney Libraries Artwork Activation

Glenfiddich Residency Applications Open

Applications close 30 June 2017

 Celebrating Glenfiddich’s commitment to the arts and the communities it serves, the program awards the winning artist with a unique residency prize valued at $21,000, where they will work and live for three months at the Glenfiddich Distillery located in Dufftown, Scotland in 2018.

The competition is open to all Australian artists using any art medium, including but not limited to print, photography, animation, performance and installation. The winning

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Connecting Places EOIs Open

Australia Council Grants Open

Applications close 6 June 2017

 The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, a Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build

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Write a Walking Tour – City of Literature

Applications close 29 May 2017

 In 2018, it will be 10 years since Melbourne was designated a UNESCO City of Literature. As part of the celebrations, the Melbourne City of Literature Office is developing a self-guided walking app for visitors and tourists to use.

The Office is seeking expressions of interest from writers to write one of the three walks that will be hosted within the app.

The Office is looking for a balance between what a tourist

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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE GRANTS

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH CITY OF MELBOURNE ANNUAL ARTS GRANTS PROGRAM

Creative Spaces is thrilled to announce that two new artist-in-residence grants

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Boroondara Annual Grants

Applications close 5 June 2017

Each year, the City of Boroondara offers grants of up to $10,000 for not-for-profit community organisations, groups or clubs for new one-off projects activities and equipment

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Apply for Poppy Seed Theatre Festival

Applications close 20 May 2017

 If you are looking for a little money and support to create a show, Poppy Seed Theatre Festival’s looking for you! Poppy Seed provides artists with financial, logistical and marketing support as well as a venue and publicity. Almost too good to be true, right?

They aim to support emerging to mid level artists by offering them:

  • a venue for a two week season
  • $7500

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Maribyrnong Festival City Grants open

Applications close 2 June 2017

Council’s Festival City Grants Program provides financial and in-kind support for festivals that promote Maribyrnong City as ‘Festival City’.

As an applicant to the Festival

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Adhocracy Artist Call Out

Applications close 29 May 2017

Adhocracy is Vitalstatistix’s national hothouse, supporting the creative development of new experimental and multidisciplinary arts projects. Artists from around Australia will create,

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Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture

Applications close 17 May 2017

 The Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017, through proposals for an artwork or a completed artwork, will inspire creativity of sculpture in the urban environment and how it can enrich and For more info go here read more

City of Melbourne Annual Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

 Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.

Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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Edinburgh Gardens Plinth Program

Applications close 15 May 2017

Yarra City Arts is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from artists to make a new site-specific work for exhibition on an historic plinth in Edinburgh Gardens. Council are seeking EOIs from artists to create a new work for this site that will be exhibited on the Plinth for 18 months from 2017 to 2019. To be eligible, artists must currently live, study or practice in Victoria. This is an opportunity to create a unique artistic statement in a busy, inner city park. Artists should be mindful of the key audience for Edinburgh Gardens that includes users of the community oval, local residents, pedestrians, nearby business patrons, commuters and national and international visitors to the area. The selected artist will receive a fee of $10,000. This fee is inclusive of all costs involved with the creation of the work.  For more info go here read more

Freedman Foundation Traveling Scholarships

Submissions close 6 May 2017

Each year 4 x $5,000 scholarships are awarded to emerging artists to assist with the cost of overseas travel to:

• undertake formal study or

• undertake a residency or mentorship

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Test Sites Seed Funding

Applications close 12 April

 Inspired by Melbourne’s robust public domain, Test Sites is about encouraging artists to explore their creative visions and contribute to our thriving public art scene.

Each year, multiple rounds of support are offered. Each round offers artists access to:

  • seed funds of up to $3000
  • professional advice from City of Melbourne
  • artist mentorships and workshops
  • location assistance to negotiate city spaces and obtain permits.

With a focus on the process of developing public art rather than the presentation of finished

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Mordant Family VR Commission

Applications close 13 April 2017

ACMI is joining forces with the City of Melbourne and Catriona and Simon Mordant AM to launch the Mordant Family VR Commission: a three year commitment to Australian visual artists, stimulating cross disciplinary collaboration to produce bold new and ambitious works using virtual reality (VR) and associated technology. Open to mid-career and established visual artists, the Mordant Family VR Commission supports gallery-based practitioners to move into VR, encouraging experimentation and enabling the creation of ambitious artworks that push the limits of technology to engage audiences in new ways. Awarded annually, the Mordant Family VR Commission recipient will be granted $80,000 for the development and creation of a new work.
For more info go here
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The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists

Each year four $5,000 scholarships are awarded through The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists.

This scholarship assists four artists with the cost

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Moreland Council Grants Close 31 March

Annual Grants Round closes 5pm Friday 31 March 2017…… Start your application online now!

The Community Grants Program provides financial support and incentive to community groups, organisations and individuals to implement and support community building initiatives.

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Yarra Arts Room to Create

No closing date

 The Room to Create Responsive Grant Program is a Council initiative that is intended to help creative spaces and live music venues stay in Yarra.

Yarra is often referred to as an “engine room” for the arts because of the many small to medium sized arts organisations that make up much of Melbourne’s creative footprint.

What

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EOIs for ArtPlay New Ideas Lab

Applications close 31 March 2017

 ArtPlay New Ideas Lab supports proposals between $5000 to $20,000 (artists’ fee together with consumable materials and specialist equipment).

They welcome new ideas from artists of all disciplines for creative projects where children and/or families are co-creators.

Artists do not necessarily need experience in working

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Rockin’ the Laneways

Applications close 20 March 2017

 With grants of up to $25,000 available, Rockin’ the Laneways is designed to enliven public places; attract tourism and community activity, and ingrain our proud music heritage into the fabric of our cities, suburbs and regions.

The inaugural funding round supported projects including an audio walking tour exploring the life of Chrissy Amphlett, a digital map exploring significant music sites in Ballarat

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Kingston Arts Grants

Applications close 2 April 2017

 Each year, the City of Kingston invites individual artists, not for profit arts groups and organisations to apply for an Arts Grant as part of the wider Community Grants Program.

The Arts Grants program supports a diverse range of artists, arts practice, organisations and arts activity and projects must have a public outcome.

Artists, not for profit art groups

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Living Now – Writers Residency

Image: Brown Cab Productions My Lovers’ Bones, 2015. Photo by Deryk McAlpin.

Applications close 13 March 2017

 In 2017 Malthouse Theatre and Footscray Community Arts Centre partner to deliver LIVING NOW, a new program providing a residency and commission opportunity for two writers from diverse backgrounds.

Expressions of interest are invited from writers, storytellers or playwrights from culturally and linguistically diverse or Indigenous backgrounds with an interest in developing

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Port Phillip Cultural Development Fund

Applications close 24 March 2017

 The Cultural Development Fund seeks to:
  • Support artists and organisations to develop and realise creative ideas and projects within the City of Port Phillip
  • Support community managed projects
  • Generate arts and cultural activity
  • Build cultural identity
  • Support and celebrate community diversity
  • Support heritage initiatives

The 2017 Cultural Development Fund Information Session will be held:

6.30 to 7.30 pm, Monday 20 February
The Foyer, St Kilda Town Hall
99a Carlisle Street St Kilda (enter

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State Library of Victoria Fellowships

Applications close 23 April 2017

 The State Library’s fellowship program is one of the most substantial in Australia. Each year, the Library offers Creative Fellowships to encourage the original and imaginative use or development of the Library’s collections for new work.

The Library also provides a number of specialist fellowships to support and recognise the importance of scholarly endeavour in areas ranging from children’s literature and social

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Creating Tracks

Applications close 13 February 2017

 Creating Tracks is a new initiative of Burrinja and Yarra Ranges Council seeking to commission a new professional contemporary dance work/s to be presented in three venues across Yarra Ranges.

Creating Tracks will be a part of Yarra Ranges Culture Tracks program, with performances in late 2017.

Creating Tracks will provide fees, development space, time and professional

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