Applications have now opened for Creative Victoria’s February 2021 funding round of their Music Works Grants. This program invests in the development and support of Victoria’s contemporary music artists and music industries, providing support for projects and programs that will sustain, develop and grow Victoria’s contemporary music sector, increase employment and build cultural and economic outcomes.

The program is open to new ideas, new modes of practice and new approaches to the delivery of contemporary music that will build on Victoria’s position as a world-famous live music capital and Australia’s contemporary music hub.

Outer-metropolitan Melbourne component

This program also features a strong regional/outer-metropolitan component (Stream 1 of the program) aimed at bringing Victorians back together and helping our music industry and its thousands of businesses and workers get back on their feet. Live music events through Stream 1 of the Music Works program will help reactivate and promote live music in regional and outer-metropolitan Melbourne (which includes the Mornington Peninsula).

Applications for the program are now open through the Creative Victoria Grants Portal. Round closes:  5pm, Monday 15 February 2021.

Online Grant Information Session

Presented by the Creative Victoria grants team (and in partnership with VMDO and Music Victoria) this webinar will provide an overview of the program, including eligibility, application and assessment processes. Applicants will also have an opportunity to have their questions answered by program staff. Please ensure you submit any questions ahead of time through the order form when RSVP’ing. This session will take place on January 28 from 12pm – 1pm. The online grant information session is open to Music Victoria members. For non-members a video recording will be posted on the Music Victoria website very soon.