Grants & Opportunities

Castlemaine Fringe Festival

Closes 15 November
Happening 17 March – 2 April 2023 CFF has the theme ‘Thrive’, featuring the Shop Windows Art Tour, REACTIVATE! street party, and gigs, performances and exhibitions. EOI’s are open so if you have an idea and need support with things like venues and volunteers, get in touch!

‘It’s a Small World’ Sculpture Prize in 2023

Closes 1 December 2022

They are seeking entries from both established and emerging artists who wish to conceptualise a small sculptural piece that fits the curatorial direction outlined.

This temporary exhibition will be showcased within the Hub from 18 March – 9 April 2023 providing artists an opportunity to convey their story and ideas through works that connect to diverse audiences.

The entries received will be reviewed and up to 30 finalists selected for inclusion in the exhibition; each finalist will be in the running for the three prizes: a $1000 first prize, a $500 emerging artist prize, both awarded by a guest judging panel, and a People’s Choice prize be awarded to the piece that hooks the hearts and minds of our visitors.

VACS Major Commissioning Projects (Individuals and Groups)

Closes 6 December 2022
This program funds new visual arts and craft commissions to be created for presentation nationally and internationally.

2023 Joan and Betty Rayner ACTF Commission

Applications Close 9am 12 December 2022

Supporting the creative development of a new performance work to the amount of $20,000.

In addition to the monetary support, the successful applicant will also be given the opportunity to tour the new work as part of Regional Arts Victoria’s 2024 Arts & Education Program.

Four Year Investment for Organisations

Closes 14 February 2023
Four Year Investment provides multi-year investment for arts and cultural organisations. This will enable organisations to plan with longer-term certainty and increase their capacity to leverage other support and collaborations.


Register for the next info session 16 Nov 2022


Happening in the heart of Melbourne, we will have 10,000 biodegradable kazoos ready to be played by willing noisemakers all playing in frenzied unison.

June 2023
Register yourself to join the Kazoo orchestra via the website link above.

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