Arts Activities in Regional Communities

Funding for projects that support participation in, access to and creation of arts and culture in regional Western Australia.

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For arts and cultural projects in regional WA that align with the following objectives:

  • Increase access to and/or participation in arts and culture in regional Western Australia.
  • Provide employment opportunities, skills development or/and career pathways for regional Western Australian artists and arts workers.
  • Encourage development of regional creative and cultural industries including cultural tourism.
  • Support community led activities and creative developments.
  • Contribute to social inclusion, wellbeing, cohesion and vibrancy in regional WA communities.

Categories

Creative Projects

Grants of up to $60,000 for arts and cultural activities and creative developments in regional Western Australia.

Who can apply?

Applications are open to Western Australian based:

  • regional local governments
  • organisations, groups and individuals*

Creative and Cultural Planning

Grants of up to $50,000 for regional local governments to develop creative and cultural plans or revise existing plans.

Who can apply?

Applications are open to Western Australian based:

  • regional local governments

*If applying from outside regional WA, you must provide evidence of support from, and benefits to, relevant regional communities.

*If applying on behalf of Aboriginal people, you must provide evidence of significant Aboriginal involvement in project conception, development and delivery.

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Projects beginning after Notification Category
December 2023 9:00am 19 December 2023 4:00pm 18 January 2024 4:00pm 1 February 2024 1 May 2024 Approximately 12 weeks after round closing date
  • Creative Projects
  • Creative and Cultural Planning
August 2024 9:00am 27 August 2024 4:00pm 19 September 2024 4:00pm 3 October 2024 1 January 2025 Approximately 12 weeks after round closing date
  • Creative Projects
  • Creative and Cultural Planning
August 2025 9:00am 26 August 2025 4:00pm 18 September 2025 4:00pm 2 October 2025 1 January 2026 Approximately 12 weeks after round closing date
  • Creative Projects
  • Creative and Cultural Planning

Funding overview

Closed, opening later

Opening 27 August 2024

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Creative Projects: Up to $60,000
  • Creative and Cultural Planning: Up to $50,000

Guidelines

You must read the guidelines before submitting an application as they provide essential information.

Arts Activities in Regional Communities Guidelines

Successful applications

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Page reviewed 21 May 2024