The City of Melbourne annual arts grants program offers anyone with a great idea and an artistic outcome in the City of Melbourne, the opportunity to apply for funding. Aligning with the Council Plan goal to be ‘A Creative City’ (page 20), the arts grants program makes art accessible for everyone, ensuring support of a diverse range of artists and taking art into the public realm for all to participate in and to experience.

Key dates (this is from 2014, but indicative)

Applications open9am, Monday 5 May 2014
Public briefingsPlease refer to annual arts grants guidelines (Word, 340kb) (page 6) for details
Applications close5pm, Monday 16 June 2014
Assessment periodJuly to August 2014
Council meetsSeptember 2014
Notification to applicantsLate October 2014
Deadline for completion of funded activities31 December 2015

Barney Wilson

Barney Wilson | Cultural Diversity Officer | Community Strengthening