Further Creative Vic Sustaining Creative Workers grants announced
Creative Victoria has announced a second tranche of recipients of its Sustaining Creative Workers grants.
Initially announced in April in response to Covid-19 as a $2.2 million fund, the quick-response program has since been topped up with a further $2.5 million of sustainability funding for the creative sector. The total funding pool for the program is now $4.7 million, with the first batch of grants announced in June totalling $2.4 million and this week’s tranche totalling $2.3 million.
Successful recipients include:
- Transit Lounge ($10,000), to publish four new novels by emerging and established writers
- Ford Street Publishing ($10,000), to deliver online sessions with authors and illustrators to Victorian schools
- Kids Own Publishing ($10,000), to develop and deliver online programming for children and families
- Cordite Poetry ($8000), to support the publication of three books
- Steven Conte ($5000), to support the author to engage new markets and promote novel to international publishers
- Meg Mundell ($7500), to support the development of a creative nonfiction book and essays
- Reagan Maiquez ($5000), to develop a non-fiction, poetry and narrative writing project
- Richard Frankland ($5000), to support a writing project
- Sam van Zweden ($4500), to undertake writing, research and planning
- Terence Jaensch ($5000), to undertake research and skills development for a writing project
- Mia Mala McDonald ($5000), to develop and market a photographic book
- Knuldoorong (Janet Bromley) ($10,000), to create a book featuring artwork that was scheduled to appear in an exhibition that has been cancelled
- Centre for Rural Communities ($10,000), to adapt face-to-face activities and publish stories
- Luke Beesley ($5000), to undertake research and skills development in adapting writing for digital platforms
- Lisa D’Onofrio ($3000), to adapt writing projects for online, create new content and undertake professional development
- Joshua Tyler ($5000), to develop an online writing course
- James Wright ($5000), to undertake research and skills development in screen-based collaborative practice and online publishing.
For the full list of recipients, see the Creative Victoria website.
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