Country, Culture, People, Future

March 2017

Grants available for WA heritage

Posted: March 20th, 2017

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Applications for the Federal Government’s Community Heritage Grants program are now open, and are offering up to $15,000 for community organisations including indigenous groups.

These grants are made available to protect and display cultural collections of national significance. The grants program offers collection management workshops to offer training to assist regional staff and volunteers with preservation efforts.

Grant applications close 8 May. More information about the program can be found here, and the guidelines and application form can be found here.

Major grant for regional artists closes 3 March

Posted: March 1st, 2017

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Country Arts WA is reminding regional artists that the final round of the Regional Arts Legacy Grants (RALG) close on Friday 3 March.

More than $170,000 is available for community art projects. In the last 12 months, the RALG program has contributed almost $1 million to regional organisations which promote cultural activities, community vibrancy, and professional development for regional artists.

For more information about how to apply for a grant, you can call Country Arts WA on 1800 811 883 and (08) 9200 6200, or visit the website here.