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Creative Victoria VicArts Grants 2017

The 2017 VicArts Grants program opens on 2 February 2017, offering Victorian artists and organisations up to $75,000 in funding for creative projects commencing from 1 June 2017. 

The VicArts Grants program invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria's artists and smaller arts companies. 

Solo projects (i.e. one artist working alone) are eligible to apply for up to $20,000; organisations can apply for up to $75,000. 

The funding round closes at 5pm on 23 February 2017. 

VicArts Grants supports a range of projects and programs for example:

  • Creative Development of new work, practice based research and experimentation.
  • Presentation of new work/s, productions, exhibitions, publications or curated programs and festivals.
  • Professional artists collaborating with Victorian Communities (see Making Art with Communities)
  • International residencies/presentations/touring and market development activity

Applications can be for smaller scale, individual projects, through to larger projects or programs that extend over multiple years. Applications are encouraged from a wide range of art forms. These include, but are not limited to, visual arts, literature, dance, circus, cabaret, music, theatre, multidisciplinary and experimental work.

You can find all the information on VicARts Grants on the Creative Victoria website


Header image: Nicola Gunn - Piece For Person and Ghetto Blaster Photography by Gregory Lorenzutti.