Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning

Incentivising regional local governments to develop creative and cultural plans and activities.

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Funding delivered through Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning is intended to:

  • support the creation of co-designed creative and cultural plans for regional local governments, groups of regional local governments or regional zones in WA
  • ensure integration of creative and cultural plans with regional local government Strategic Community Plans
  • increase support for the development of the arts, cultural infrastructure, heritage and creative industries in regional WA
  • improve economic and jobs growth in regional communities
  • support activities that encourage cultural tourism opportunities and the creative and cultural industries
  • contribute to the vibrancy and social wellbeing of regional communities. 


Plan category 

Applications are open to regional local governments that are  developing a  new or revised  creative and  cultural  plan.  Applications that involve collaborations with multiple  local government  authorities  will be highly regarded.  

Activity category

Applications are open to regional local government authorities  with  published  or existing  creative and  cultural  plans. 

Funding overview

dateToCheck: 9/25/2023 12:18:31 PM

Funding closed

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Plan: Up to $50,000
  • Activity: Up to $25,000


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

Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning 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
  • Activity
  • Plan
December 2022 9:00am 13 December 2022 4:00pm 12 January 2023 4:00pm 25 January 2023 1 May 2023
  • Activity
  • Plan

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 07 November 2022