Application for the City of Stonnington Arts and Cultural Grant Program are open until 24 March, with an information session taking place on 9 February. The grants are designed to support arts and cultural organisations and projects in Stonnington over the 2017-2018 financial year. All artforms are eligible for grants. "This year, we’re looking for applications from organisations and art-based initiatives that want to present high quality, dynamic and innovative Stonnington-based activities to enhance the cultural and economic development of our city. We encourage initiatives that enhance the quality of life and wellbeing of Stonnington residents but also support the local economy by attracting visitors to the area." More information at www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/Council/Grants.