Victorian Music Festivals:

Projects for a New Way

PROJECT FIVE: Funding & Grant Advisory

An online advisory resource outlining the latest fund and grant opportunities. A guideline for applications will also be produced to assist those businesses unsure of how to best apply for grants.

Federal Goverment

Australia Council for the Arts
 

Please check back for announcements of funding opportunities relevant to the Music Festival sector.

Office of the Arts

Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund

The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations who are seeking to restart, re-imagine or create new activities. The program is intended to assist by providing finance to assist the presentation of new or re-shaped cultural and creative activities and events.

More info HERE

Applications deadline extended to: 31 December 2021

Show Starter Loan Scheme

The Show Starter Loan Scheme is supporting up to $90 million of lending to eligible existing arts and entertainment entities that have been adversely affected by COVID-19. Under the Scheme, the Government is guaranteeing 100% of new loans taken out by eligible arts and entertainment businesses to deliver new productions or events for a live audience. Loans are provided by participating lenders.

More info HERE

Applications close: 16 June 2021

State Government

Creative Victoria

Please check back for announcements of funding opportunities relevant to the Music Festival sector.

VicHealth
 

Please check back for announcements of funding opportunities relevant to the Music Festival sector.

Local Government

Hobsons Bay City Council

Make It Happen - Hobsons Bay Recovery and Reconnection Grants

Do you have ideas and initiatives which can help contribute to recovery or reconnection in our community? Is your group or organisation looking at innovative ways to recover and reconnect? The Hobsons Bay Recovery and Reconnection grants program provides funding to support our community to ‘make things happen’ as we learn about, work through and adapt to the impacts experienced in our city as a result of COVID-19.

More info HERE

Applications close: Monthly, in the final week of month, until May 26 2021. Check link above for all the details

Other

VMDO
 

Please check back for announcements of funding opportunities relevant to the Music Festival sector.

Get in touch

For further information, please contact the Program Managers:
 

Anna Jacobs - [email protected]

Francesca Valmorbida - [email protected]

This project is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

Australian Festival Association
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