Arts and Cultural Grants 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
  • to build and strengthen local networks within the Maroondah community and to encourage partnerships and collaboration, including with community, business, Council, traders, schools, other organisations, etc.
  • strengthens the identity and profile of the arts in Maroondah through effective arts programming and marketing.


Applications for the Community Grants 2023/24 are now closed. Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application in late June 2023.  


Date What’s happening
6pm, Tuesday 7 March All About Arts Grants information session
9am, Tuesday 14 March Arts and Cultural Grants Program applications open
4pm, Friday 28 April Arts and Cultural Grants Program applications close
May/June Assessment Process
Late June Notification of outcomes
Wednesday 19 July Grants Recognition Evening
Friday 31 May, 2024 Final day for submission of 2023/24 Grant Acquittal

Program guidelines

For more information about eligibility, criteria and application process, please view the Arts and Cultural Grants Program Guidelines.

Arts and Cultural Grants Program Guidelines(PDF, 345KB)

Child Safety

Maroondah City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation where all children and young people are valued and protected from harm and abuse. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.

As part of our commitment to child safety and the Victorian Child Safe Standards, Council has child safety requirements in place to help ensure the safety of children and young people under 18 years of age when providing grant funding to other organisations, groups or individuals. 

For more information about Council’s child safety requirements for grant recipients please see the Information Sheet below or contact Council’s Child Safety and Inclusion Advisor on 1300 88 22 or 03 9298 4598 or email

Community Grants and child safety(PDF, 205KB)

Further information

For further information on the Arts and Cultural Grants Program please contact Council’s Community Cultural Development Officer on 0438 721 374 or email