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Makeshift Black Marks

Submissions closed at midnight 27 June 2022 (AEST).

IMPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.


Welcome to the Arts House, City of Melbourne Expression of Interest online service powered by SmartyGrants.    

The Expression of Interest for Makeshift - Blackmarks are now open

If you are a first time user to the City of Melbourne's SmartyGrants portal, you will need to register as a new user.

For general queries about the Expression of Interest program please contact Arts House by phone (03) 9322 3720, email -

If you have accessibility questions regarding the program, there is more information on the Arts House webpage :

Please feel free to contact us via text, email or phone. For questions regarding the application, please contact

Kalyani Mumtaz ,Arts House Associate Producer by phone (03) 9322 3720, 0447 570 178 (text only) or via email –,
Samira Farah, Arts House Artistic Associate by phone (03) 9322 3720, 0447 570 178 (text only) or via email -
Sherene Stewart, Executive Producer by phone (03) 9322 3720, 0447 570 178 (text only or via email -

If you experience technical issues using this form, you can contact SmartyGrants help desk on (03) 9320 6888 during business hours or email and quote your application reference number.

Applicants can also refer to the SmartyGrants help guide

Saving your application:

Continually press ‘save’ as you work on your EOI.

If you wish to leave a partially completed EOI, press 'save' and log out. When you log back in, click on ‘my applications’ at the top of the screen to find your EOI.

You can also download your EOI before completed as a PDF by pressing the ‘download’ button at the bottom of the application navigation panel.

Submitting your EOI:

Review your EOI. You will not be able to submit until all the compulsory questions are completed.

Press ‘submit’ once you have reviewed and you are happy with your EOI. Once you have submitted, no further editing or uploading of support materials is possible.

You will receive a confirmation email with a copy of your submitted EOI.
If you do not receive a confirmation email then your EOI has not been received and you may not have pressed the ‘submit’ button.

Yours sincerely
Arts House