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Arts & Cultural Grant Program

Maroondah City Council's Arts and Cultural Grants Program supports a diverse and culturally rich Maroondah through community driven projects, initiatives and events that increase arts profile and participation. These initiatives may focus on a wide variety of art forms.

The Arts and Cultural Grants Program:

  • increases community participation in arts and cultural activities
  • enhances and celebrates local identity through high quality projects with artists and community
  • builds and strengthens local networks within the Maroondah community and encourages partnerships and collaboration with community, business and Council
  • strengthens the identity and profile of the arts in Maroondah through effective arts programming and marketing.

2018/2019 Arts and Cultural Grants Program open now

Apply for the Arts and Cultural Grants Program

Applications close 4pm Tuesday 15 May.

Arts and Cultural Grants Program recipients 2017/2018

Recipients of the 2017/18 Arts and Cultural Grants Program were:

  • Maroondah Symphony Orchestra Inc. $1,482.95
    Musical instruments
  • Urban life $5,000
    Urban Chill
  • Tarralla Kindergarten $5,000
    Community Mural
  • Croydon Main Street Traders Association $4,490
    Croydon's Living History
  • Ringwood & District Historical Society: Heathmont History Group $3,900
    Trees in Heathmont
  • Auspicious Arts Projects Inc. $1,300
    My Neighbours' Garden

Arts and Cultural Grants Program recipients 2016/2017

choirRecipients of the 2016/17 Arts and Cultural Grants Program were:

  • Melbourne Welsh Male Choir $3,000
    Singer of the Year Master Class Workshop
  • Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place $2,000
    Indigenous Artists Collective – workshops to develop artworks for exhibition at Maroondah Access Gallery.
  • Uniting Care Harrison $3,950
    All inclusive art exhibition
  • Fresh Theatre for Social Change $5,000
    Development + performance of Thirty Nine - 39% of homicides in Australia are a result of domestic violence.

Arts and Cultural Grants Program recipients 2015/2016

chinRecipients of the 2015/16 Arts and Cultural Grants Program were:

  • Chin Community Victoria (Falam) $1,100
    Cultural Dance Course
  • Eastern Karen Community Association of Victoria $1,100
    Cultural Dance and Music Lessons
  • Melbourne Welsh Male Choir $1,000
    Singer of the Year Competition – increase profile
  • OPUS 21 Big Band $4,285
    Concert by the Lake Series
  • Ringwood Heights Primary School $1,928
    Tell Us a Story Ringwood Heights 
  • Studio4 Artists Inc $1,500
    Forging Ahead in Figure Drawing – Master Classes
  • UrbanLife Church Inc $4,800
    Who is Welcome?
  • Your DNA Creative Arts $4,500
    All Inclusive Performance Festival

Further information

For further information on the Arts and Cultural Grants Program contact Belinda Robertson on 9298 4537 or email belinda.robertson@maroondah.vic.gov.au  

To be placed on the Arts and Cultural Grants mailing list, please email your name, address and contact number.