Annual Grants

Friday 21 July 2023

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2024 Annual Grants closing soon.

Are you an artist, creative organisation or community group looking for support for your creative project in 2024?

The 2024 Annual Grants opened for applications on Tuesday 13 June 2023 and close on Monday 31 July 2023 for projects and activities held in 2024. 

To apply you can visit the City of Yarra SmartyGrants website and create an account if you don't already have one.


Read the 2024 Annual Grant guidelines (PDF 758kB).

2024 Annual Grant information sessions

Our information session explains our annual grant guidelines, application processes, funding priorities, auspicing, where to get help and focuses on strategies for increasing the success of funding applications. 

Watch the recording of our online grant information session held on June 2023 below:

2023 Annual Grants

The 2023 grants were announced at the 15 November 2022 Council Meeting. The annual grants program received more than 170 applications and 108 grants were approved (62%). The total amount allocated was $968,370.

View the list of successful applications (PDF 629kB).  

2022 Annual Grants

The 2022 grants were announced at the 23 November 2021 Council Meeting. The annual grants program received 220 applications, 22 more than last year. More than $1.8 million was requested for projects valued at $9.5 million in total. Of the 220 applications, 159 applications have been recommended to receive funding totaling $1,003,280. 72% of applications were successful.

View the list of successful applications (PDF 777kB).

Grants E-newsletter 

Join our mailing list to receive regular updates about Yarra’s grant programs, as well as skills and training opportunities.

Have a question?

You can learn about our how we manage the grants program, including the application and assessment process, through our Grants Administration Guide (PDF 1.7MB).

If you have a question about the annual grants, you can ask us online, or call us on 03 9205 5170 or 03 9205 5146. 


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