Apply for Quick Response Grants


NOTICE: The Regional Arts Fund Quick Response Grant Funding is currently closed 

The Quick Response Grant program has been set up to be responsive to exceptional cultural opportunities or creative recovery projects (in areas impacted by the Victorian bushfires in 2019 and 2020) that may be on offer to artists or community groups. These grants are available throughout the year and applications can be submitted any time between 3 to 12 weeks prior to the activity commencing. 

  • Organisations can apply for up to $3,000 for small-scale cultural development and arts initiatives. Organisations must be incorporated and not-for-profit.
  • Individuals can apply for up to $1,500 for for professional or skills development of small scale project opportunities.

How to apply:

1) Read the Guidance Material before to starting your application. Access other helpful tools for your online application here.

2) Contact a member of our Partnerships Department prior to commencing your application to make sure your project is eligible, and to learn about making the most of your application.

3) Apply online via SmartyGrants

Image: The Nesting Project - Castlemaine Community House Inc. Quick Response Grant 2019 recipient. Photo by Sophie Parker.

Regional Arts Fund