Arts 15k-plus

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 way you apply for project funding is changing.

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
December 2022 9:00am 13 December 2022 4:00pm 12 January 2023 4:00pm 25 January 2023 1 May 2023
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Commercial Development
  • Creative Development
  • Sector Development
April 2023 9:00am 26 April 2023 4:00pm 18 May 2023 4:00pm 1 June 2023 1 September 2023
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Commercial Development
  • Creative Development
  • Sector Development

Funding overview

Funding closed

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Sector Development: Over $15,000
  • Creative Development: Over $15,000
  • Commercial Development: Over $15,000
  • Aboriginal Arts: Over $15,000


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

Arts 15k-plus guidelines

Applicants to peer assessed programs will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately 12 weeks after the closing date.

Successful applications


Page reviewed 21 June 2023