Artists and Creatives Professional Development Grants

A limited amount of funding annually is available for Artists and Creatives Professional Development Grants. 

The Artists & Creatives Professional Development Grants support local artists and creatives to develop their creative skills, business skills and professional practice.

Grant amount

Grants of up to $2,000 are available (subject to budget limitations).

Who should apply?

Professional artists, volunteer community arts or heritage workers who reside permanently within the Greater Geelong municipality. Individuals may apply to finance selected professional and skill development activities including, but not limited to reimbursement of travel costs or registration fees for:

  • short courses, including arts related business courses
  • work placements
  • masterclasses
  • workshops
  • conferences
  • arts residencies
  • internships for example at a festival or an arts organisation
  • structured mentoring

Grant guidelines

Please read the grant guidelines available below before applying.


This grant is now closed.

Notification of outcomes

Outcomes of applications will be announced within four to six weeks following submission of applications.

Page last updated: Friday, 12 April 2024