Applications are now open for the February round of Creative Victoria's Music Works Grants fund.

The program has been established to invest and support the state's music industry for both artists and businesses and "develop and grow Victoria's contemporary music sector, increase employment and build cultural and economic outcomes".

Funding for the February round closes at 5pm on 15 February. Click here for more details.

Creative Victoria will present a webinar this week (Thursday 28 January) to provide an overview of the program and eligibility.

To RSVP for the webinar, starting at midday on Thursday, click here.

The news comes just weeks after the State Government announced $8 million in funding for the local music industry, with over 130 businesses and artists to share in the grants.