MATCH Lab matched funding program 2020-2021

Are you an independent artist or group of artists with a project to fund? You could be eligible for up to $5,000 with our MATCH Lab matched funding program!


Please note that applications have now closed.

MATCH Lab is an intensive, professional and business development opportunity for artists and groups, that provides support to build fundraising and arts business skills, increase knowledge of philanthropy and arts partnerships, and run a fundraising campaign.

How MATCH Lab works: If your application is successful, you’ll take part in Raising Money for Your Art, a two-day professional development and fundraising clinic, where you will have the opportunity to connect with experts and your peers to develop a fundraising strategy for supporting your arts practice and your next artistic project. You will also be eligible for up to $5,000 of matched funding for your fundraising campaign.

For more information about the MATCH Lab matched funding program, guidelines and eligibility criteria, follow the links below.

How to Apply

If you have any further questions prior to applying, please contact our Programs Officer, Catherine Hempenstall via email or phone 03 9616 0321.

Applications close on Thursday 29 October 2020 at 5pm AEDT.

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