The Engaging Audiences program supports cultural facilities funded through the Regional Partnerships program to extend audience engagement programming in order to deepen engagement with current audiences and support growth in new audiences.

Download the Engaging Audiences program guidelines (DOC, 200.0 KB).

Funding available

$5,000 – $50,000. Applications for more than $20,000 must have a minimum of 20% in cash co-funding.

Who can apply

Cultural facilities currently funded through the Regional Partnerships program.

Key dates

Round opens: 14 February 2019 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal

Round closes: 5pm, 14 March 2019 for activity commencing from 1 July 2019.

Please note it takes approximately 12 weeks from the closing date until funding results are available.

Who to talk to

Rohini Sharma on 03 8683 3157 or at
Tania Grant on 03 8683 3117 or at


Links and downloads

Engaging Audiences program guidelines DOC, 188.0 KB
Application drafting tool (DOC, 88.0 KB)
Budget drafting tool (XLS, 103.5 KB)
Information for all applicants
Creative Victoria Grants Portal
2018 (March Round) Recipients