Major Local Community Events Grant
The Major Local Community Events Grant closed on Friday 20 August.
The grant provides funding to support locally initiated events that significantly benefit Frankston City residents and build local capacity for participation in, celebratory, cultural and artistic activities. The events funded will primarily attract local audiences, which enhance the quality of life of residents; celebrate local identity and culture; and provide a range of community benefits including participation, wellbeing and community connections.
Applications for the 21/22 funding program have closed.
Artist Project Grants
Are you an artist living, working or with strong connections to Frankston City? This is a brilliant opportunity to bring a creative project to life. If you have an innovative idea and the capacity to deliver upon your vision we'd love you to apply!
Frankston City Council has continued its commitment to support COVID 19 recovery initiatives as part of its Relief and Recovery package and is proud to support local artists to create work that contributes to our vibrancy, culture and community.
Funding is available to individual artists, creatives or artists practicing within a small arts organisation from all backgrounds and abilities, at all stages of career whether emerging, mid-career or established. The funding will be distributed to six successful recipients, with at least one of the grants dedicated to realise creative projects for deaf and disabled artists. We also welcome applications that engage with these communities in a meaningful and significant way.
The funding will enable the development of new work that results in a public outcome within the municipality by 30 June 2022.
How much can I apply for? Up to $5,000 will be awarded to six local artists.
Who is this grant for? This grant program provides assistance to individual artists or artists practicing within a small arts organisation, from all backgrounds and abilities, including emerging, mid-career or established.
At least one of the grants is dedicated to realise creative projects for deaf and disabled artists. We also welcome applications that engage with these communities in a meaningful and significant way.
Download the Artist Project Grant Guidelines to read the objectives, assessment criteria and eligibility.
How to apply: Complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.
Submissions close: Friday 27 August 2021
Please note that applicants can apply for either the Artist Project Grant or the South Side Festival artistic commissions – not both in the same financial year.
See here for further information regarding the South Side Festival artistic commissions.
For queries about the guidelines or questions, please call 1300 322 322 during business hours or email us and quote your submission number.