Image: WildHoney - Walking with Giants. Project Grant 2021 recipient. Photo by Rebecca Hoskin.

Regional Arts Fund – Project Grants

Project Grants will fund high-quality arts projects benefitting regional or remote artists, arts workers, audiences and communities.

Applicants MUST be regionally based in order to apply to the Regional Arts Fund. More information on eligible regional locations can be found here.

You can apply for Project Grants of up to $30,000. 

Please read the Guidance Material and then contact the Regional Arts Victoria staff in your area to discuss your eligibility and application before applying. 


The Project Grant round is currently closed.
Recent rounds closed 20 March 2023 for activity after 1 July 2023.

Applicants will be notified within three months of the closing date.

Grant Round Opens

**Deadline to discuss application with Regional Arts Victoria Staff Member

Deadline for Smarty Grants SupportGrant Round ClosesNotification of OutcomeActivity to Commence
Midnight, Monday 6 February 20235 pm, Thursday 16 March 20235 pm, Monday 20 March 202311.59 pm, Monday 20 March 2023Approximately three months from submission*From Saturday 1 July 2023

*Please note this is an indicative time frame only and is subject to change based on the advice of Federal Government.

**Advice and guidance from Regional Arts Victoria staff can only be provided on business days. Please consult with individual staff for their availability as some staff work part-time.