The BAF Grants Program is competitive. Applications are assessed against a set of criteria and an interview process. Grants will not be awarded for ongoing tuition fees.

Key Dates

Applications open >  1 June 2019
Applications close > 12 July 2019

The application for 2019 has been made available online as a modifiable PDF document, designed to be completed at your own pace. Make sure you save the PDF to your hard drive before completing - and then PRINT AS A PDF to retain the content. This is necessary if you have an older version of Adobe Reader.

Application Process

Ensure you are eligible by reading the Ballarat Arts Foundation Grants Program Guidelines. Download the application form as a PDF, complete the form and include all supporting documentation as specified.

Ensure you save your file to your computer, then once completed print your file as a PDF once more to embed your content.

Email your completed submission to

Applications can be considered outside of the grant round under exceptional circumstances.