Applications are open for this years SmallWorks Art Prize.
This year will celebrate BSG’s 10th Anniversary! Amazing how time flies and that 10 years have passed, and the community has grown and developed with such strength. BSG are going to go all out for SmallWorks 2016!
SmallWorks is going to be incredible and they want you all to be involved.
Please fill out the applications now!
Project grants: Up to $5000 to support community organisations for one-off project implementation and development that benefits and engages the Moreland community through community led initiatives. Apply here
It is a prerequisite that all applicants speak to a Council officer about their project before submitting an application. (see page 14 of the Grants Guidelines)
NB: Your organisation can only receive one community grant from Council at a time. If you are already in receipt of a grant, contact the grants officer to see if you are eligible for these categories.
Tips for your grant application:
· Start you online application now- don’t leave it to the last minute.
· Make contact with a Council officer, please ensure you contact the appropriate officer from the list on guidelines available from Councils website.
· All grants categories will be assessed on their overall benefit to the community, their contribution to the strategic objectives outlined in the Council Plan and the supporting strategies outlined within the plan.
· All Projects must occur in the 2016-2017 financial year (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017)
Other categories open all year: Membership Activity, Quick Response and Individual Development Grants. See the Grants Quick Guide
Moreland is developing its new Arts and Culture Strategy and we want to hear from you!
The Strategy will articulate how Moreland supports, advocates and collaborates with its creative sector. To make sure we set the right priorities and develop strategies that will meet our goals we need your input.
Over 2016 we will run a number of activities to get your feedback, which will be listed on this page.
Current Arts and Culture Strategy
Moreland’s current Arts and Culture Strategy guides Council in appropriately supporting the development of arts and culture across Moreland and express both community and Council’s commitment to their vital role in the City of Moreland.
The key objectives of the strategy are to:
strengthen, develop and support creative spaces and cultural assets in Moreland
present, facilitate and partner a range of arts and culture experiences
build and support the capacity of the community to develop arts and culture initiatives, and
value, acknowledge and advocate for artists and the contribution of the arts to Moreland.