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Arts Grants

Applications for 2017-2018 Arts Grants will open on Wednesday 1 February 2017 and close on Sunday 2 April 2017.

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Image: Simon Grennan (Arts Grant recipient), The Swimmer, 2014, video projection (video still), photograph by Jesse Thompson

Each year, the City of Kingston invites individual artists, not for profit arts groups and organisations to apply for an Arts Grant as part of the wider Community Grants Program.

The Arts Grants program supports a diverse range of artists, arts practice, organisations and arts activity and projects must have a public outcome.

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

Who can apply?

If you are applying as an individual or group, you must be a practicing artist or arts worker and an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

You may not apply for a grant if you received a grant, or administered a grant, from the City of Kingston in the past and that grant has not been satisfactorily acquitted.

Grant categories

Artists, not for profit art groups and organisations can apply for an Arts Grant across four categories:

  • Community Arts $3,000
  • Youth Arts Internships $3,000
  • Arts and Cultural Tourism $5,000
  • Sharing Cultures $5,000

Selection criteria

The City of Kingston Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee will assess your application. All Arts Grants will be assessed on the following criteria as set out in the Arts Grants Guidelines:

  • creativity, innovation and originality
  • capacity to deliver the concept
  • capacity for engagement
  • project outcomes

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online by visiting Smarty Grants at http://kingston.smartygrants.com.au

When completing your application, please check that you have read the Arts Grants Guidelines and Checklist and that you have completed all sections as required. All required information must be supplied to be eligible for assessment.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted for assessment. The deadline for applications is Sunday 2 April 2017.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE PRESS SUBMIT ON THE SMARTY GRANTS PROGRAM TO ENSURE YOUR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED.

 

Information sessions for grant applications

Information sessions will be held at the following locations:
  • Mordialloc Neighbourhood House - Tuesday 21 February 2017 from 1.30 - 3pm
  • Patterson Lakes Community Centre - Wednesday 22 February 2017 from 6 - 7.30pm
  • Cheltenham City of Kingston main office - Thursday 23 February 2017 from 6 - 7.30pm
  • Clarinda Community Centre - Tuesday 28 February 2017 from 11.30 - 1pm    

Free but please RSVP to community@kingston.vic.gov.au or call 9581 4862.

 

For further information

For more information about the City of Kingston Arts Grants, contact Justin Gayner on 9556 4448 or justin.gayner@kingston.vic.gov.au