Space2b, Laneway Festival 2019. Image courtesy Janine Lawrie.

Our Local Festivals Fund encourages and supports not-for-profit organisations and community groups to develop small to medium-scale local festivals or events for maximum of up to $10,000 per project.

Who Can Apply: Not-for-profit organisations and community groups proposing an event will need to consider Victorian Government regulations and advice regarding COVID-safe events

How to apply:
Applicants can apply online. Go to this webpage to find out more about the grants guidelines and criteria and how to apply: 

What type of event festival or celebration can be funded:

  • Outdoor events/festivals
  • Indoor events/festivals
  • A combination of indoor or outdoor
  • Events can include an online component

If you have an idea for a small to medium festival or event contact the Arts Administrator on 9209 6217 or

Advice and assistance will be available to help you with COVID safe event planning