Regional Arts Fund

2019 RAF Community Grants Ashlee Laing BUILDING ART ON WALLS

The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia. The Fund meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in and access to the arts and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts.

The Australian Government's Regional Arts Fund is provided through Regional Arts Australia. In Victoria, the Regional Arts Fund is administered by Regional Arts Victoria according to the objectives and general eligibility determined by the Australian Government.

Regional Arts Victoria administers two funding programs within the Regional Arts Fund arts grants:

Community GrantsCommunity Grants are currently closed. Applications for Round 1 2020 will open Monday 13 January 2020 and close at 5.00pm on Monday 2 March 2020 for projects starting after 1 July 2020. 

Quick Response Grants2019 Quick Response Grants Program is now closed. Applications for the 2020 Quick Response Grant program will open on Monday 13 January 2020 and close on Tuesday 30 June 2020 or once funds are expended, whichever is sooner.


* Fellowship Grants: Fellowship Grants are currently closed. Applications for Round 1 2020 will open Monday 13 January 2020 and close at 5.00pm on Monday 2 March 2020. Applicants must be available to fulfill the fellowship between July 2020 and June 2021.

Get in touch with our team of Creative Arts Facilitators who run information sessions across the state.

Image: Untitled (You Can't Just Waltz In Here) by Ashlee Laing. Community Grant 2017 recipient. Photo by Ashlee Laing. 

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