Festival City Grants Program 2021 / 22


Maribyrnong City Council’s Festival City Grants Program provides financial and in-kind support for festivals via a competitive grant round. The Program is guided by Council’s Festival City Policy(PDF, 244KB) which sets out a framework to attract, host and support the best of Australia’s festivals for the benefit of the City of Maribyrnong’s residents, businesses and cultural tourists. 

As an applicant you must meet the Eligibility Criteria and address the Funding Criteria. In particular applicants must demonstrate how the festival contributes to achieving the Council Plan 2017-2021 priority areas, furthers the objectives of the Festival City Policy and addresses the strategies of the Maribyrnong Tourism Visitation Strategy

You can view some FAQ's about the Program here.

The 2021 / 22 Festival City Grants Programs closed in May 2021. The list of successful applicants can be found here: Festival City Grant Recipients

The next Grant Round for Festivals is scheduled to open in May 2022.