Arts Projects for Organisations

Offering between $5000 and $80,000 funding for arts and creative industry 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.

Eligibility

Organisations that deliver arts projects, a program of arts activity or arts services are welcome to apply to this program however:

  • organisations must either be registered under law (for example incorporated association, company limited by guarantee) or created by law (for example university, school or government statutory authority)
  • individuals, partnerships, or groups applying for funding must apply through the Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups program
  • individuals being auspiced by an organisation must apply through this program
  • if you are considering submitting an administered/auspiced grant you must contact the department before commencing your application
  • WA educational institutions (kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities) cannot apply for curriculum-based arts activity. If you are in any doubt, contact us to discuss your activity
  • if you are applying on behalf of Aboriginal people you must provide evidence of significant Aboriginal involvement in the conception, development of and participation in the activity. Please contact us to discuss how to demonstrate this
  • although WA residency is not a requirement to apply for a grant, if you are applying from outside WA you will need to show the benefits to WA artists, creatives, arts or cultural workers in your application
  • Arts Organisation Investment Program or National Performing Arts Partnership Framework funded organisations are not eligible to apply to this program, unless you are auspicing an application for an individual group.

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
August 2023 9:00am 22 August 2023 4:00pm 14 September 2023 4:00pm 28 September 2023 1 January 2024
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Arts and Creative Business Development
  • Creative Development
  • Annual Program of Activity
December 2023 9:00am 19 December 2023 4:00pm 18 January 2024 4:00pm 1 February 2024 1 May 2024
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Arts and Creative Business Development
  • Creative Development
  • Annual Program of Activity
April 2024 9:00am 23 April 2024 4:00am 16 May 2024 4:00pm 30 May 2024 1 September 2024
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Arts and Creative Business Development
  • Creative Development
  • Annual Program of Activity

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

Funding overview

Closed, opening later

Opening 23 April 2024

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Annual Program of Activity: Between $5000 and $80,000
  • Creative Development: Between $5000 and $80,000
  • Arts and Creative Business Development: Between $5000 and $80,000
  • Aboriginal Arts: Between $5000 and $80,000

Guidelines

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

Arts Projects for Organisations guidelines

Successful applications

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Page reviewed 09 February 2024