Creative Victoria provides direct support to Victoria's creative industries through a range of funding programs.
Below is an overview of our grants and funding programs. View our Funding Calendar for details of upcoming rounds and application deadlines.
If you're a Victorian artist or organisation looking for support for a creative project or program find out about VicArts Grants. This open, competitive program supports a wide array artforms across a variety of different activities including development, presentation, community arts and international
For projects relating to contemporary music including creating work, building capacity or connecting to markets please go to the Music Works Grants program.
If you're a contemporary musician or music industry professional find out about our Music Works Grants program. This program supports contemporary music and is open to Victorian artists, managers, industry professionals and venues.
If you're looking to tour a professional production, performance, exhibition or program to regional Victoria, or would like to know more about how Creative Victoria supports regional arts facilities, find out about our Regional Development & Touring Program.
Creative Learning Partnerships provides the opportunity for Victorian schools to partner with creative professionals or arts and cultural organisations.
This fund is open to individual creative practitioners and collectives across all disciplines, and at all career stages, the program supports artists and creatives to undertake a sustained period of intensive development, research and/or experimentation.
This program seeks to launch the careers of young First Peoples by opening doors to exciting roles in the creative industries – spanning arts, culture, screen, design, music, digital games and more. Trainees will also complete Certificates III-IV in Business during this
This program provides opportunities for First Peoples individuals, groups and organisations to develop their professional and creative practice and increase career pathways into the creative industries.
A new First Peoples Partnership Group will embed Aboriginal self-determination and community voice throughout Victoria’s next creative industries strategy, 2020-2024 – with, and for the benefit of, First Peoples in Victoria.
The Innovation in Marketing Fund provides one-off support for projects that explore different ways of engaging audiences and building brand awareness.
International Engagement funding provides support for existing Organisations Investment Program recipients and Major Performing Arts companies to undertake touring, participate in international events and festivals, international collaborations, or other international engagement activities.
If you're an arts organisation looking for stable, longer-term operational funding to underpin your creative program, find out about our Organisations Investment Program.
The PAX Rising Grants program offers support to Victorian-based games businesses
The Victorian Independent Producers Initiative (VIPI) is a multifaceted program designed to upskill, increase the capacity and build the pool of independent producers in Victoria’s performing arts sector.
Apply for grants
All applications for funding are submitted using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal. Check out Information for all applicants before applying for a grant.