Creative Funding

Creative Funding

Creative Funding can be used for specific professional development or for projects aiming to make your campus more creative.

Happenstance Festival - Creative Funding recipient Semester 2 2016.
Photo by Darmin Cameron

Who can apply

Open to all RMIT students, the Creative Funding program facilitates non-study based creative projects. There are two rounds of funding each year: in April of Semester 1 and August of Semester 2.

Semester 2 applications are due 11.59pm, Monday 14 August 2017.

Information Session

When: 12 noon - 1pm, Thursday 27 July 2017

Where: Innovation Design Showcase (IDS), Building 12, Level 4, RMIT City Campus

Budget Workshop

Make sure you budget is up to scratch.

When: 12noon - 2pm, Monday 7 August

Where: Innovation Design Showcase (IDS), Building 12, Level 4, RMIT City Campus


We are here to help you develop your ideas and make these projects come to life on campus.

How to apply

Funding recipients, Semester 1, 2017

Wilson Yeung

Received $427 to present a research paper at the International Academic Forum (IAFOR): The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2017 at the Art Center Kobe in Japan.

Georgia Smedley

Received $500 to assist her photographic exhibition at Junior Space Gallery in Fitzroy.

Sebastian Chesney

Received $500 to assist the electronic pop music project, Blyolk, in releasing a third single.

GACK Art Collective

Received $500 to present a series of 3 workshopped collaborative art projects that will materialise in the inner city environment.

RMIT Occasional Choral Society (ROCS)

Received $500 to assist in hiring a pianist to accompany choristers during rehearsals and to facilitate the learning of music.

Visible Ink

Received $500 to assist with the publication of their annual literary journal.


If you recently completed a funded project, you must complete a funding acquittal form online:

Creative Funding Acquittal Form


For more information email the RMIT Link Arts and Culture office,