Key dates calendar

Important dates for culture and the arts funding.

Important message - website maintenance
The DLGSC culture and the arts online grant system is undergoing system maintenance and upgrades. 
If you’re planning to apply for a grant, there are some important dates to remember.
Find out your submission deadline.

Arts U-15k

Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
Open year-round Always open Not applicable Use the business day calculator (XLSX 25 KB) to work out your submission deadline. At least 25 business days after application submission.
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Creative Development
  • Commercial Development

Arts 15k-plus

This grant program has been suspended until further notice due to COVID-19. Find out about the changes to the DLGSC arts grant programs and some alternative funding streams.

Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
January 2020 09:00 AM 21 Jan 2020 04:00 PM 24 Feb 2020 04:00 PM 5 Mar 2020 1 Jul 2020
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Commercial Development
  • Creative Development
  • Sector Development
May 2020 09:00 AM 5 May 2020 04:00 PM 8 Jun 2020 04:00 PM 18 Jun 2020 1 Oct 2020
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Commercial Development
  • Creative Development
  • Sector Development
September 2020 09:00 AM 1 Sep 2020 04:00 PM 29 Sep 2020 04:00 PM 8 Oct 2020 1 Jan 2021
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Commercial Development
  • Creative Development
  • Sector Development

Contemporary Music Fund Grant Program

The 15k-plus category of this grant program has been suspended until further notice due COVID-19. Find out about the changes to the DLGSC arts grant programs and some alternative funding streams.

Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
Open year-round Always open Not applicable Use the business day calculator (XLSX 25 KB) to work out your submission deadline. At least 25 business days after application submission. U-15k
January 2020 09:00 AM 21 Jan 2020 04:00 PM 24 Feb 2020 04:00 PM 5 Mar 2020 1 Jul 2020 15k-plus
May 2020 09:00 AM 5 May 2020 04:00 PM 8 Jun 2020 04:00 PM 18 Jun 2020 1 Oct 2020 15k-plus
September 2020 09:00 AM 1 Sep 2020 04:00 PM 29 Sep 2020 04:00 PM 8 Oct 2020 1 Jan 2021 15k-plus

In the House

Invitation only.

This grant program has been placed on hold due to COVID-19 and will be reinstated at the earliest opportunity.

Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
January 2020 09:00 AM 21 Jan 2020 04:00 PM 11 Feb 2020 04:00 PM 20 Feb 2020 1 Jul 2020 In the House

Playing WA

This grant program has been placed on hold due to COVID-19 and will be reinstated at the earliest opportunity.

Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
September 2019 09:00 AM 17 Sep 2019 04:00 PM 22 Oct 2019 04:00 PM 31 Oct 2019 1 Mar 2020 Playing WA
January 2020 09:00 AM 14 Jan 2020 04:00 PM 18 Feb 2020 04:00 PM 27 Feb 2020 1 Jul 2020 Playing WA
July 2020 09:00 AM 28 Jul 2020 To be advised 04:00 PM 10 Sep 2020 1 Jan 2021 Playing WA

Playing WA Multi-year

This grant program has been placed on hold due to COVID-19 and will be reinstated at the earliest opportunity.

Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
January 2020 09:00 AM 14 Jan 2020 04:00 PM 18 Feb 2020 04:00 PM 27 Feb 2020 1 Jul 2020 Playing WA Multi-year

Regional and Remote Festivals Fund

This grant program has been placed on hold due to COVID-19 and will be reinstated at the earliest opportunity.

Round Open Draft review Close Project start Category
September 2019 09:00 AM 17 Sep 2019 04:00 PM 22 Oct 2019 04:00 PM 31 Oct 2019 1 Mar 2020 Regional and Remote Festivals Fund
July 2020 09:00 AM 28 Jul 2020 To be advised 04:00 PM 10 Sep 2020 1 Jan 2021 Regional and Remote Festivals Fund
Page reviewed 31 July 2019