Up to $8,000 is available from Community Arts Grants Program to support creative arts projects that reflect the experiences of local communities directly affected by the 2009 bushfires.
Community Arts Grants Program
The Victorian Government Community Arts Grants program will provide funding for creative arts projects that reflect the experiences of local communities directly affected by the 2009 bushfires.
Regional Arts Victoria will administer funding for communities and individuals from the 21 local government areas directly affected.
Funding up to $8,000 per local government area will be available through Regional Arts Victoria for communities and individuals from the 21 local government areas directly affected by the 2009 bushfires to undertake creative projects that reflect the experiences of local communities.
Community Arts Grants Program will support:
- Creative projects which reflect the experience of local communities impacted by the 2009 bushfires.
- Projects that will occur in one of the local government areas eligible for funding.
- Creative arts projects that are community led.
The Community Arts Grants program accepts applications from individuals, community organisations, and incorporated not-for-profit organisations including arts, non-arts, community and local government.
Applicants must reside in one of the 21 local government areas directly affected by the 2009 Bushfires. The 21 impacted local government areas are as follows:
- Alpine Shire Council
- Baw Baw Shire Council
- Cardinia Shire Council
- City of Casey
- Corangamite Shire
- City of Greater Bendigo
- Hepburn Shire Council
- Horsham Rural City Council
- Indigo Shire Council
- Latrobe City Council
- Macedon Ranges Shire Council
- Mitchell Shire Council
- Mount Alexander Shire Council
- Murrindindi Shire Council
- Nillumbik Shire Council
- Shire of South Gippsland
- Southern Grampians Shire Council
- Rural City of Wangaratta
- Wellington Shire Council
- Whittlesea Council
- Yarra Ranges Council
Any individual or organisation directly affected by the 2009 bushfires who resides outside of the nominated local government areas may be eligible if their project outcome occurs within, or directly benefits, one or more of the areas. Applicants in this instance must contact the Grants Project Manager prior to commencing an application.
Groups and organisations must either be legally incorporated and have an ABN or have an auspice organisation manage their grant.
Individual applicants must have an ABN or have an auspice organisation manage their grant.
Individuals who are under 18 at the time of applying must have an auspice organisation manage their grant.
Applications close 31 January 2019.