RAF Quick Response Grants

Regional Arts WA

RAF Quick Response Grants

Quick Response Grants assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development opportunities, or respond to small project opportunities that arise at short notice.

How to apply

  1. Check the QRG Deadline 2024 [PDF] against your project deadlines. 
  2. Download and read the Guidance Materials [PDF].
  3. Contact the Regional Arts WA Project Officer, Megan Lemon at investment@regionalartswa.org.au or book a time to meet to discuss your proposed request and check your eligibility.
  4. Submit your application via SmartyGrants.

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Regional Arts WA Support

We strongly suggest all applicants speak to a Project Officer before beginning their application. Project Officers are available to talk through your project and provide help with the application process. We are currently working through a high number of phone enquiries. Therefore, your best way to contact us about the Quick Response Grant is via email to investment@regionalartswa.org.au or to book an online meeting.

Our team can also provide additional support to those who have additional needs, including first time or young applicants, and/or applicants who are disadvantaged through cultural, physical or language barriers.

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Project Dates

Eligible projects must commence 2 to 12 weeks after the close date of the round. Applicants must clearly demonstrate the need for their activity to be delivered within this timeframe. Refer to the QRG Deadline 2024 [PDF] document for specific dates.

Regional Eligibility

Applicants must live in postcodes classified as regional using the Modified Monash Model Map. The applicant’s physical address must have a MMM Classification 2 or above. To check your address visit the Doctor Connect Locator Map.

Links and downloads

Successful recipients must display the Regional Arts Fund logo strip with the Australian Government logo and Regional Arts WA logo on promotional material relating to the supported project. If you have any enquiries please contact Regional Arts WA.

Eligibility Individuals, groups, incorporated not-for-profit organisations and local governments based in regional WA
Amount Up to $3,000 for individuals
Up to $5,000 for organisations
Guidelines Download Guidelines [PDF]
Resource Guide Download Resource Guide [PDF]

Monthly rounds February - November. Each round opens the first day of the month and closes the final day of the month.

QRG Deadline 2024 [PDF]


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Current Round Opens 1 February - 29 February 2024

Assessment Process

Due to the nature of this program, feedback on drafts are not provided. Applications are processed and assessed internally by two Regional Arts WA staff. Applicants will be notified within five business days of closure of each round. 

Past Grant Recipients

Visit our recipients webpage to view a list of past recipients.

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.

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