Funding for programs and projects to celebrate Aboriginal culture and preserve history and traditions.
Providing opportunities for Aboriginal artists to share their stories through the development of new, large scale work.
Funding delivered through the Aboriginal Arts Commissioning Fund is intended to:
The Arts 15k-plus grant program offers between $15,000 and $60,000 funding for artists, creative industry professionals and organisations to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity.
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.
The Arts U-15k grant program offers up to $15,000 for artists and creative industry professionals to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity.
Supports projects that enable Western Australian Aboriginal people and organisations to undertake on Country activities that foster the intergenerational transfer of knowledge, preservation of culture and strengthening of communities.
The program intends to:
The Contemporary Music Fund Grant Program will assist homegrown contemporary music artists with projects that enable them to produce and promote their work, building links nationally and internationally.
The program provides funding support to the WA contemporary music sector across a range of activities.
KidSport enables Western Australian children to participate in community sport and recreation.
KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $150 per calendar year towards club fees. In 2021, all eligible children will be able to access two KidSport vouchers with the second becoming available from 1 July 2021.
Grants for WA schools to promote and advance reconciliation.
Funding assistance of $1000 is available for your school to complete a PALS project. PALS projects are varied, and your school may already be involved with initiatives that are eligible for PALS funding. PALS funding is available to all WA primary and
secondary schools and encourages schools with and without Aboriginal students to participate.
PALS is an initiative of the department which encourages WA schools to develop projects that promote reconciliation in their local community. PALS is based on the core attributes of:
Assists Western Australian playwrights to partner with established producers in commissioning new theatre scripts that tell Western Australian stories. The program offers grants for applications up to $30,000.
Playwrights are asked to develop proposals in partnership with a producing partner who will commission the work and submit the application. The producing partner must demonstrate the commitment and capacity to develop the commissioned work into a fully professional production within a reasonable timeframe. The producing partner is expected to match funding on a dollar for dollar basis. This may include in-kind support.
The Targeted Participation Program (TPP) provides funding for organisations to promote participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in sport and active recreation.
The focus is on evidence-based low participation groups. The targeted populations are:
Projects are required to increase participation in physical activity and ensure participation pathways into community sport or active recreation either by:
Supports the production and performance of outstanding professional theatre in Western Australia. The program offers grants for applications up to $100,000.
The initiative encourages the development of a vibrant and sustainable Western Australian theatre sector by supporting high quality professional productions in the mid-tier sector. Successful proposals will include a clear audience development strategy, provide professional development opportunities for WA theatre practitioners and offer the potential to tour regionally and/or nationally.
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