Arts U-15k

The Arts U-15k grant program offers up to $15,000 for artists and creative industry professionals to deliver a one-off project or program of activity.

The way you apply for project funding is changing.

The Arts U-15k grant program will close at 4pm 26 June 2023. New funding programs will be available from the 11 July 2023. These include a program with a focus on supporting short notice funding opportunities.

If you have any queries, grants officers are available to discuss the best options to support your project and can be contacted on 61 8 6552 7400.

Further updates to programs and funding opportunities.

The program supports the development and growth of a vibrant sector that promotes the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in high quality arts and cultural experiences.

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Projects beginning after Category
Open year-round 12:00am 1 January 2017 Not applicable 4:00pm 26 June 2023 At least 35 business days after application submission.
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Creative Development
  • Commercial Development

For activity starting on or after the 1 February 2023 the Arts U-15k program the turnaround time will move from 25 business days to 35 business days prior to the activity start date.

  • For activity starting on or after 1 February please use the 35 Business Day Calculator.
  • For activity starting before the 1 February 2023 please confirm your final eligible submission date with

Funding overview

Funding closed

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Creative Development: Up to $15,000
  • Commercial Development: Up to $15,000
  • Aboriginal Arts: Up to $15,000


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

Arts U-15k guidelines

Successful applications


Page reviewed 21 June 2023