WildHoney - Walking with Giants, 2021 Project Grant recipient - image 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 check your eligibility.

Contact the Regional Arts Victoria staff to discuss your submission before applying. 

The Regional Arts Fund is an Australian Government program that supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia.


The Project Grant round closed 11.59 pm, Monday 14 August 2023.
Funding supports activities from 1 January 2024.

The next Project Grant round will open in 2024.

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

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Deadline to discuss application with Regional Arts Victoria Staff Member

Notification of OutcomeActivity to Commence
Midnight, Monday 3 July 202311.59 pm, Monday 14 August 2023By 5 pm, Monday 14 August 2023By 5 pm, Monday 14 August 2023**Approximately three months from submission*From Monday 1 January 2024
Midnight, Monday 5 February 202411.59 pm, Monday 18 March 2024By 5 pm, Monday 18 March 2024By 5 pm, Monday 18 March 2024**Approximately three months from submission*From Monday 1 July 2024

*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.