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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.
This program is closed. Previous applicants to Aboriginal Arts Commission Fund can apply to the Regional Aboriginal Arts Development grant program when it is open.
Providing business development support for planning and skill development in the regional Aboriginal arts and culture sector.
This program is closed. Previous applicants to Aboriginal Business Development and Capacity Building can apply to the Regional Aboriginal Arts Development grant program when it is open.
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 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 (CMF) assists homegrown contemporary music artists with projects that enable them to produce and promote their work, along with building links nationally and internationally.
The program provides funding support to the WA contemporary music sector across a range of activities.
KidSport helps Western Australian children take part in community sport and swimming lessons.
KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $300 per financial year towards club fees.
Grants for WA schools to promote and advance reconciliation.
Funding assistance 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:
PALS applications will only be accepted via the Culture and the Arts Online Grants portal. When the program is open you can click on ‘Submit an application’ to be directed to the new portal (The previous dedicated PALS Online Grants Portal has now closed).
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.
Supports the production and performance of outstanding professional theatre and non-traditional theatre in Western Australia.
The Western Australian Theatre Development Initiative (WATDI) encourages the development of a vibrant and sustainable Western Australian theatre sector by supporting high quality professional productions that include a clear audience development strategy, provide professional development opportunities for WA theatre practitioners and have the potential to tour regionally and/or nationally.
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