Grants & Opportunities

Call out for young artists, photographers, poets and writers!

AMBEDO are looking for YOU!
Are you a young artist, photographer, poet or writer (aged between 12-25 years)?

Ambedo Magazine are on the hunt. They are now accepting submissions for their upcoming issue, so you have the chance to get your work published and seen right across Bendigo.

To submit your work, email including the following information:
•    3-5 images of your chosen work
•    Your name
•    and your age
All authors and artists of published work receive a copy of the magazine.

Regional Arts Fund 2022

Quick Response Grants
are open in all states and territories. To apply, contact your relevant Regional Program Administrator. Check out our website for past Regional Arts Fund projects.


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.

The Ian Potter Cultural Trust Funding

Up to $15,000 to assist talented emerging and early career artists to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas. Professional development opportunities include residencies, mentorships, workshops, conferences and festivals.

Closes 10 Jan 2023

Australia Council for the Arts 

The Australia Council for the Arts has three scholarships and awards currently open. Click on the links below to find out more.

Marten Bequest Scholarships (multi-art form)

Kathleen Mitchell Award (literature)

Dal Stivens Award (literature)

All three close 7 February 2023. 


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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