Arts & Cultural Grant Scheme

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

The Arts and Cultural Grants Scheme:

  • Increases community participation in arts and cultural activities. Enhance and celebrate local identity through high quality projects with artists and community.
  • Build and strengthen local networks within the Maroondah community and to encourage partnerships and collaboration with community, business and Council.
  • Strengthen the identity and profile of the arts in Maroondah through effective arts programming and marketing.

Arts & Cultural Grants Scheme 2017/2018

The Community Grants Funding Program 2017/2018 is now closed. Successful applicants will be notified mid-July 2017.

Arts & Cultural Grants Scheme recipients 2016/2017

Welsh choirRecipients of the 2016/17 Arts and Cultural Grants Scheme were as follows:

  • 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 & Cultural Grants Scheme recipients 2015/2016

Recipients of the 2015/16 Arts and Cultural Grants Scheme were as follows:

  • Chin Community Victoria (Falam) $1,100 Chin Community Falam
    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 Your DNA
    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

Find out more about eligibility, the application process of the Arts and Cultural Grants Scheme on Council's website.

For further information on the Arts & Cultural Grants Scheme contact Belinda Robertson on 9298 4537 or email  

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