Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

Offering between $5000 and $80,000 funding for artists and creative industry professionals 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

Individuals and groups (unincorporated bodies/partnerships) that deliver arts projects are welcome to apply to this program however: 

  • individuals must have Australian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • groups including unincorporated bodies, partnerships and individuals informally collaborating on an activity must be based in Australia
  • organisations applying for funding must apply through the Arts Projects for Organisations program
  • applications to this program cannot be auspiced/administered by an organisation
  • individuals being auspiced by an organisation must apply through the Arts Projects for Organisations program
  • 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. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the department to discuss how this can be demonstrated prior to applying
  • 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.

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
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
April 2024 9:00am 23 April 2024 4:00pm 16 May 2024 4:00pm 30 May 2024 1 September 2024
  • Aboriginal Arts
  • Arts and Creative Business Development
  • Creative Development

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

  • 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 Individuals and Groups guidelines

Successful applications

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Page reviewed 09 February 2024