Regional Arts WA

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Grants

Project Grants are intended to assist arts and cultural development projects that meet the objectives and eligibility criteria of the Regional Arts Fund (RAF).

The aim is to support regional and remote communities, and individual artists to create high quality arts projects that develop partnerships and networks, broaden community engagement and increase employment and professional development opportunities for regional and remote artists.

The RAF Project Grants will operate as a competitive funding round. All Projects must be completed by 30 June 2022.

This grant is only open to artists and organisations in regional or remote Western Australia.

Now open and will close at 5pm, Thursday 11 March.



Individual – maximum amount $15,000

This category assists individual artists and arts workers to undertake professional development and/or a creative development project. Individuals can be emerging or professional, however must show a dedication to their chosen art form.

Community – maximum amount $30,000

This category assists arts groups, community organisations and local governments to undertake projects that involve regional artists and significantly engage the community in which they are based. They can also be used for professional development opportunities for regional artists, arts groups or community organisations.


Read the full RAF Project Grants Guidelines here.

For further assistance please contact us on 1800 811 883 (regional freecall), (08) 9200 6200, or email Hannah Chambers, Project Officer


About Regional Arts Fund (RAF)

The Regional Arts Fund is an Australian Government Program that supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. It meets the strategic priorities of supporting participation in, and access to, the arts; and encouraging greater private sector support for the arts.

The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. The program is managed nationally by Regional Arts Australia and is delivered in all states and the Northern Territory by Regional Program Administrators.

Applications close
11 Mar 2021
Up to $30,000
All artforms
Grant Type
Artists with Disability
Audience development
Community Partnership
Early Career Artists
Major Project
New work
Presentation & Promotion
Skills development
Applicant Type
Western Australia
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Hannah Chambers
1800 811 883 (regional freecall)