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Arts Programs

Creative Victoria provides direct support to Victoria’s arts sector through a range of funding programs.

Together, these programs are designed to stimulate high quality, diverse arts activity across the state; strengthen Victoria’s reputation as a centre for artistic excellence and creativity; and ensure that all Victorians have opportunities to participate in and enjoy the arts.

Each program has a specific focus.

VicArts Grants

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 opportunities.

For projects relating to contemporary music including creating work, building capacity or connecting to markets please go to the Music Works Grants program.

Music Works Grants

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.

Organisations Investment Program

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

Regional Development & Touring

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.

Indigenous Professional Development Program

If you’re a Victorian-based Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist or arts worker looking to develop your practice or career, find out about our Indigenous Professional Development Program.

Education Partnerships

If you’re an artist, arts organisation, teacher or school keen to explore the possibilities of a school-based arts collaboration, find out about our Education Partnerships resources and the  Artists in Schools program.

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