Arts 15k Plus WA

Arts 15k Plus provides funding to artists, creative industry professionals and organisations to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity.


What do you get?

Funding of between $15,000 and $60,000.

Who is this for?

Artists, creative industry professionals and organisations.


Eligible projects must involve artists or creatives who maintain professional arts and creative practices.

There are four categories of funding:

  • Aboriginal arts
  • commercial development
  • creative development
  • sector development

Each of the above categories has different objectives and eligible activities.

Applications will be accepted from the following disciplines:

  • circus and physical theatre
  • comedy
  • community arts and cultural development
  • cross-art form
  • dance
  • design
  • interactive arts content
  • literature and writing (limited to literary fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, illustrated narrative)
  • multi-arts festivals
  • music
  • music theatre and opera
  • theatre
  • visual arts and crafts

What are the eligibility criteria?

The following eligibility criteria apply:

  • individuals must have Australian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • groups including unincorporated bodies, partnerships and individuals informally collaborating on an activity must be based in Australia
  • organisations must either be registered under law (e.g. incorporated association, company limited by guarantee) or created by law (e.g. university, school or government statutory authority)
  • if applying on behalf of Aboriginal people, evidence must be provided of significant Aboriginal involvement in the conception, development of and participation in the activity
  • applications from non-WA residents must be able to demonstrate a benefit to WA artists, creatives, arts or cultural workers

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Arts 15k Plus.

Funding to support the development and growth of arts and cultural experiences in Western Australia