City of Perth

City of Perth - Arts Grants Now Open

The City of Perth is calling for applications in our upcoming round of Arts Grants funding.

The Arts Grants program supports activity which encourages broad community participation and cultural engagement, celebrates inclusion and where people are connected through arts and cultural experiences

Applications are welcomed from a broad variety of arts forms and cultural practice including, but not limited to theatre, dance, music, photography and contemporary art. Examples of previously supported projects include artist development initiatives, public performances and exhibitions.

Project Dates and Funding Limits

The upcoming round of Arts Grants offers support up to $40,000 for projects occurring between 1 March – 31 October 2020.

Key Dates

Applications open 3 September 2019, 10.00am AWST

Application close 8 October 2019, 4.00pm AWST

Notification of decision after 17 December 2019

Before you apply

  • Please read the important eligibility and assessment criteria for the program in the Arts Grant Guidelines;
  • Ensure your project is located in the City of Perth Local Government Area;
  • Talk to us - before you start an application we encourage you to discuss your program or initiative with us.

How to apply Applicants must only apply online through the City's SmartyGrants portal. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applications close
08 Oct 2019
Amount Upon Application
All artforms
Grant Type
Major Project
New work
Presentation & Promotion
Skills development
Applicant Type
Western Australia
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