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

Check if you can apply

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

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Apply for the Arts 15k Plus WA

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.