Community Participation and Inclusion Program

Improving social inclusion and access to arts and culture in regional WA.

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Funding delivered through the Community Participation and Inclusion Program is intended to:

  • facilitate participation in arts and cultural activities for people from diverse backgrounds
  • encourage the creative expression and development of diverse perspectives and ambitions
  • provide opportunities for marginalised communities to strengthen and present their art and culture
  • support the production of authentic, distinct creative works that tell Western Australian stories and celebrate diversity
  • create arts and cultural employment and career pathways for regional Western Australian artists and creatives from diverse backgrounds
  • contribute to social inclusion, wellbeing, cohesion and vibrancy in regional Western Australian communities.


Applications are open to WA based organisations, groups and individuals. 

If you are applying from outside regional WA, you will need to demonstrate the benefits of your project to regional WA communities, artists, creatives, arts or cultural workers, and support from relevant WA regions/communities in your application.

Funding overview

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Funding closed

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Community Participation and Inclusion: Up to $80,000


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

Community Participation and Inclusion Program guidelines

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
July 2021 9:00am 27 July 2021 4:00pm 26 August 2021 4:00pm 9 September 2021 1 January 2022 Community Participation and Inclusion
December 2022 9:00am 13 December 2022 4:00pm 12 January 2023 4:00pm 25 January 2023 1 May 2023 Community Participation and Inclusion

Applicants to peer assessed programs will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately 12 weeks after the closing date. Applicants to U-15k internally assessed programs will be notified approximately 35 business days after their submission date.

Page reviewed 02 December 2022