Arts Organisations Investment Program

A competitive multiyear funding program to support Western Australia’s arts, cultural and creative sector organisations.

The program invites applications every 3 years and consists of 2 categories with a minimum request of $100,000 per annum:

  • Producing and Presenting
  • Service.


The Arts Organisations Investment Program aims to build strong Western Australian arts, cultural and creative sector organisations that support the vibrancy of our State and celebrates this internationally.

It invests in a portfolio of small to medium organisations that:

  • create and present high quality and the best of its type arts, cultural and creative experiences
  • create work that is original, innovative and authentic that respects cultural tradition, or promotes social awareness and cohesion
  • broaden and deepen community access and engagement in arts, cultural and creative experiences
  • reflects the diversity of the State through telling Western Australian stories
  • have strong connections with and presence in communities increasing the reach, depth and diversity of audience engagement
  • collaborate with others to create new sustainable ways of working together
  • leverage opportunities and funding from a range of sources and partners develop and operate in a financially, environmentally and socially sustainable way.


The Arts Organisations Investment Program supports professional arts, cultural and creative organisations that:

  • are not-for-profit
  • have been legally constituted for a minimum of two years
  • are based in Western Australia, or a national organisation offering significant benefits to Western Australians
  • have formal governance and professional operational infrastructure
  • have annual financial budgeting processes and reporting systems with accounts independently audited annually.

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
September 2022 9:00am 6 September 2022 Not applicable 4:00pm 20 October 2022
  • Financial-year Organisations 1 July 2023
  • Calendar-year Organisations 1 January 2024
  • Producing and Presenting
  • Service

Funding overview

dateToCheck: 2/4/2023 10:23:03 AM

Funding closed

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Service: Minimum of $100,000 per annum
  • Producing and Presenting: Minimum of $100,000 per annum


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

Arts Organisations Investment guidelines

Application Info Sheet

Page reviewed 10 November 2022