Aboriginal Arts

The Aboriginal Arts Grants Program supports the long-term growth and sustainability of Aboriginal arts and culture in Western Australia.


Grants are available for a range of activities that will deliver on one or more of the following objectives:

  • promote or facilitate greater engagement of Aboriginal communities in the arts;

  • encourage the expression of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture, individuality, spirituality and empowerment through the arts;

  • encourage the involvement of Aboriginal arts expertise, skills, knowledge and resources;

  • support long term skills development goals for Aboriginal artists, arts workers and communities;

  • support Aboriginal cultural maintenance; and

  • deliver artistic and social outcomes for Aboriginal communities through the arts.

Apply for a grant

Check the program guide for information on who can apply, when to apply and eligible activities.

Check the key dates calendar for closing dates and to access the U-15k Business Day Calculator (if required).

Register or Log in to Online Grants to apply online.

Refer to the First Time Applicant Handbook for instructions on completing your application.

Contact a Grants and Programs Officer if you need assistance.