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This is the last round of Catalyst in its current format. From 2018 onwards, funding support for communities will take on an exciting new shape.

Have a community arts project you’d like to run next year? Or are you a professional Community Artist or CCD worker seeking funding for research or professional development within the field of community arts?

Then download the Catalyst Community Arts Fund guidelines and application forms here.

The closing date is 30 September for projects starting from 1 January 2018.

Catalyst grants are available for community arts projects and for professional Community Artists.

Category A Innovate & Category B Create

Up to $15,000 to fund community arts projects where participants work with an artist to develop their creative skills and express their local culture and identity through the creation of artworks in any medium.

Category C Develop

Up to $10,000 for professional Community Artists or CCD Workers to expand and develop their practice working with communities.

Catalyst supports projects that promote the values of community empowerment, social inclusion, respect for diversity and self-determination. CAN manages Catalyst on behalf of the State of Western Australia through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

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