Grant Opportunities


Community Engagement Grants Program

Culture and the Arts (WA) provides funding for activities that promote the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in arts and culture, including collections.

Community groups, arts and cultural workers and people working with collections are eligible to undertake a range of activities that deliver the objectives outlined here 

Applicants can, for example, apply for funds to support an artist in residence, public programing, professional development and workshops.

Visit for details about this and other funding programs or contact [email protected]


Lotterywest Heritage & Conservation Grants

Heritage and Conservations grants help organisations conserve, protect, explain and share various aspects of our heritage. These grants fall into four areas: conservation of natural heritage, conservation of cultural heritage, interpretation of cultural heritage and community histories. Find helpful information here on how to apply.


Australia Council Grant Programs

  • Career Development Grants for Individuals – $5,000 – $25,000
  • Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups – $10,000 – $50,000
  • Artists with Disability Funding
  • Arts Projects – Organisations – $10,000 – $100,000
  • Fellowships – $80,000
  • Four Year Funding for Organisations – $75,000 – $300,000 p.a.
  • International Residencies


Grants Directory

The Department of Local Government has an online grants directory to help communities and local governments in regional and metropolitan Western Australia to locate sources of financial assistance for their projects and initiatives:

They also offer grants