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Reach your creative potential with an arts grant

Tuesday 7 July 2020

Local Artist Grants - For the love of Frankston

Grants are now available to local creatives as part of Frankston City Council’s business and community grants pool of almost $1 million.

Frankston City Council Mayor, Sandra Mayer, said the grants would help artists and those working in creative industries to do what they love while delivering culturally significant work to the community.

“I am privileged to have met so many of our city’s incredible established and emerging artists, who have the potential to contribute beautiful work and events to the wider community,” Cr Mayer said.

“If you have been dreaming of creating something culturally significant for your fellow residents, please share your idea with us and apply for funding through our grants program.”

The following grant categories for local artists are now open, with applications closing on Sunday 19 July.

Artist Project Grants, up to $4000

The Artist Project Grant will provide assistance to eight individual artists or creatives practicing within small arts organisations to develop new work that can be presented online, on location or at a venue when social distancing restrictions allow.

Creative Industries Professional Development Grants, up to $2500

The Creative Industries Professional Development Grants offer assistance to support eight local artists and creatives to build the capacity of their practice via participation in further training, career development activities, mentorships, workshops and other projects directly related to career development. Please note funding will be paid in two stages.

The significant expansion of this year’s Community and Business Grants program is, in large part, a result of the $6.434 million Relief and Recovery Package Council created to help the City recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

For more information on Council grants and support available visit: www.frankston.vic.gov.au/FTLOF

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