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Arts Grants 2022 - 2023

Kingston's Arts Grants program supports a diverse range of artists, arts practices and organisations.

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Image:Christina Darras, Onself, too many, opening event, Arts Grant recipient 2020. Photo Lucy Foster 

 

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED 

The City of Kingston invites artists, community arts groups and local makers and creative businesses to make an application to the Arts Grants Program for activities taking place between July 2022 and June 2023. 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

Who can apply?

If you are applying as an individual or group, you must be 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.

All projects must have an outcome in Kingston.

Applications must meet the eligibility criteria requested within the application form.

Grant categories

In 2022, there will be three grant categories. Please select the grant that best suits your project:

1. Arts Projects (up to $5000)
The purpose of this grant is to fund the creation of art projects that extend the artist’s practice. This grant is open to emerging and established artists and their groups. Applicants need not live in Kingston but project outcomes must be presented within the City of Kingston. Apply online here.

2. Community-based art projects (up to $5000)
Projects in this funding category are led by a community arts worker or a community group, and involve the full participation of community members. Applicants need not live in Kingston but are encouraged to work with communities residing in Kingston. Project outcomes must be presented within the City of Kingston and have a direct or significant benefit to Kingston residents. Apply online here.

3. Local Makers & Creative Businesses (up to $4000)
This grant supports Kingston based makers and creative business owners. The purpose of this grant is to provide funding and business mentoring to support applicants to showcase and market a product to the public within G3 Artspace in Parkdale. The applicant must live or work within the municipality of Kingston. Apply online here.


Selection criteria

The City of Kingston Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee will assess your application. Arts Grants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Creative, innovative, original concept
  • Capacity to deliver the project
  • Community engagement practices and skills
  • High quality outcomes
  • Capacity to engage target audience
  • Strong support material 

Before starting your submission please download and review the Arts Grants Guidelines.

For more information about City of Kingston Council Strategies please visit:

 Arts and Cultural Strategy (2018-22)

Council wide Strategies 

 

 

Date

Mon 31 January - Thurs 31 March 2022

Venue


Cost

FREE

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2022/2023 GRANTS 


Applications opened:
8am, Monday 31 January 2022

Applications closed:
Midnight, Thursday 31 March 2022

Assessment period:
April - May 2022

Council meets:
June 2022

Notification to applicants:
July 2022

Funded projects may commence from: 
August 2022

Deadline for completion of funded activities: 

30 June 2023


Arts Grants Guidelines 2022-23

For enquiries:
Email: amelia.dowling@kingston.vic.gov.au
or Phone: (03) 9556 4457