The below organisations deliver funding programs that can be accessed by individuals and/or organisations in regional WA. They may also be contacted for specialist advice and guidance.
ART ON THE MOVE
Western Australia’s only organisation dedicated to touring contemporary visual art exhibitions across the regions, interstate and beyond.
Australia Council for the Arts
The Australia Council is the Australian Government’s principal arts investment, development, and advisory body.
Australian Government: Office for the Arts
The Department is tasked with developing policies and delivering programs which encourage excellence in the arts to protect Australia’s cultural heritage and support public access to, and participation in, arts and culture in Australia.
Australian Museum and Galleries Association
Australian Museums and Galleries Association Incorporated (AMaGA) is the national association and peak advocacy body representing museums and galleries. There is also a local WA branch.
Centre For Stories
Centre for Stories helps individuals and organisations tell stories that engage, inform, and influence. The Centre provides a variety of services and amenities to people, community groups, government agencies, and the corporate sector.
Creative Partnerships Australia
Creative Partnerships Australia sparks investment in the arts by fostering giving and partnerships between the cultural sector, supporters, and investors; and by equipping artists and arts organisations with the fundraising and development skills to succeed.
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
DLGSC is the State Government agency responsible for the Government’s support of arts and culture in Western Australia. The department works collaboratively with government, community organisations, peak bodies and other stakeholders to achieve their mission of creating a vibrant, inclusive, and connected WA community.
Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage brings all land use and heritage responsibilities under the one umbrella to shape the future of our cities, regions, and towns.
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
There are 9 Regional Development Comissions with 21 offices in Western Australia dedicated to encourage, promoting, facilitating, and monitoring economic development of WA’s regions. Contact your local office to see what support they can offer.
Healthway funds sports, arts, community activities, health promotion projects and research to inspire Western Australians, especially young people, to live healthier lives.
Lotterywest conducts a wide range of grant programs, many relevant to culture, arts, and heritage.
National Library of Australia
The Library ensures that documentary resources of national significant relating to Australia and the Australian people are collected, preserved and made accessible. They also offer a range of fellowships, scholarships, and grants.
Screen Australia is a Federal Government agency charged with supporting Australian screen development, production, and promotion.
Screenwest is Western Australia’s not-for-profit screen funding organisation, supporting the development and production of film, television, and interactive projects in WA.
State Library of Western Australia
The State Library collects, preserves and shares West Australian stories. They offer a range of awards and fellowships, and grants.