The Program supports professional arts and cultural organisations that:
Following a competitive process, 35 organisations have been offered funding in the inaugural round of the Program. Read more about these organisations here.
Culture and the Arts also provides recurrent funding to the Major Performing Arts organisations, being Black Swan State Theatre Company, West Australian Ballet, West Australian Opera and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
Funding to non-government organisations Country Arts WA and Community Arts Network Western Australia is also provided to manage some regional and community arts programs.
For those artists, organisations and schools interested in funding arts projects or having an artist in residence, read information about the Grants Programs. The Department, via Culture and the Arts, distributes more than $3 million annually in project funding, which includes the Creative Development, Commercial Development, Community Engagement, Aboriginal Arts and Scholarship and Fellowships.