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Grants and Subsidy Programs for Artists

Grants and subsidies that offer financial assistance, venue hire subsidies and education to local visual artists, performers and community groups, and others that help new audiences to access and experience the arts.


Community grants

Support for artists is available through the City of Greater Bendigo Community Grants program.

To find out about grant categories, applications, assessment and funding agreements go to City of Greater Bendigo: community grants


Subsidy programs

The Dudley House Community Hire Subsidy and Performance Subsidy programs provide access and technical support for innovative exhibitions and performances from artists living, working or studying primarily in the City of Greater Bendigo. 

Applications are open twice a year.

Go to City of Greater Bendigo: subsidies for artists and performers


Other grant programs

Grant programs that may suit local art projects include:


Other organisations

Other organisation that support arts include:

  • NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts)            
  • APRA AMCOS (Australasian Performing Right Association and the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society)                             
  • Arts Wellbeing Collective    
  • Audance                                           
  • Auspicious Arts Projects    


Contact us

If you have a project we’d love to hear from you