Creative Ventures Program VIC


The Creative Ventures Program provides small creative organisations and businesses with funding to generate content, work and opportunities.

Open
Close date: 16 Sep 2021.

What do you get?

Funding of between $140,000 to $200,000 over a 2-year period.

Who is this for?

Victorian micro or small creative organisations and businesses.

Overview

The Creative Ventures Program provides 2 years of funding to Victorian micro or small creative organisations, businesses and collectives. The program has 3 streams:

  • First Peoples creative entities stream: Applications led by Victorian First Peoples creative entities will be assessed in alignment with Aboriginal self-determination by a First Peoples assessment panel.
  • Deaf and Disabled creative entities stream: Applications led by Victorian deaf and disabled creative entities will be assessed by an assessment panel of creative industries peers with lived experience of deafness and disability.
  • General stream: All other applications will be assessed by specific creative industries peers, depending on the creative discipline chosen.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have a valid Victorian Australian business number (ABN)
  • be a micro or small creative organisation/business that has no more than 10 full time equivalent staff OR a collective of no more than 10 (this includes ensembles or a group of people with professional creative practice who work together).

For collectives that are not a legally constituted organisation (such as unincorporated associations), applicants must outline a confirmed auspice arrangement.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Creative Ventures Program.