Applications for the 2018/19 Graffiti Prevention Grants have now closed 

Funding available

$5,000 to $30,000 (GST excl) per project.

Who can apply?

Victorian councils only

To be eligible, councils must partner with community groups such as schools, police and local businesses to deliver the project.

To apply

The Graffiti Prevention Grants are now open and close on Friday 20 April 2018 at 4.00pm.  Late applications cannot be submitted.

Types of projects that may be funded

Initiatives may include, but are not limited to:

  • environmental design initiatives to improve natural surveillance
  • adoption of anti-graffiti coating or graffiti resistant materials
  • initiatives to cover walls vulnerable to graffiti vandalism such as vertical gardens and landscaping, murals and public art
  • place-based activities that encourage space activation and community ownership to care for an area which is a graffiti hotspot
  • graffiti removal activities and resources for use by project partners that form part of broader graffiti prevention efforts
  • anti-graffiti education initiatives to engage the community and promote understanding of reporting, the impact and consequences of illegal graffiti and the laws relating to the sale of aerosol paint cans
  • purchase or upgrade of reporting and recording system or technology.

    Essential information

    The following documents are essential reading and resources to assist with your application:

    Other useful resources to assist project development can be found at the bottom of this page. 

    Assistance

    For general enquiries about these grants, email graffiti@justice.vic.gov.au (External link) or phone 1300 221 249.

    For technical issues when applying, email service@smartygrants.com.au (External link) or phone (03) 9320 6888 when the grants open.

    Need inspiration?

    Check out some of the projects we have previously funded on the featured projects (External link) page of this website.  A range of videos are also available on our YouTube (External link) channel, including case study presentations and graffiti education and awareness videos produced through previous graffiti prevention projects.

     

    Useful resources