City of Stirling is on a look out for Community Arts & Event Fund – Australia
City of Stirling is on a look out for Community Arts and Event Fund that aims to support a variety of creative arts, events and cultural projects which contribute to a vibrant, active and connected City, providing opportunities for communities to celebrate the unique lifestyle and places.
The Community Arts and Events Fund is managed by the City’s Arts and Activation team and enables the City to provide support and financial assistance to community groups and not-for-profit organizations in the areas of arts and events; helping to create thriving local communities; prosperous and vibrant communities, and support a sustainable natural environment.
The grant is looking to support events, projects and arts and cultural activities which are held within the City of Stirling, directly benefit the City of Stirling community and address one or more of the following focus areas:
Vibrant spaces and places
A creative and prosperous City
A culturally active and engaged community
Diversity and celebration
Flagship – Up to $50,000 total package is available for Flagship events and projects, including:
Large scale festivals, events, or series of events/projects which attract significant numbers and deliver long term social, economic and/or built environment value to the community.
Significant arts and cultural events and projects that develop and contribute to the arts landscape and deliver long term social, economic and/or built environment value to the community.
Up to $20,000 total package is available for:
Local events and arts projects that have strong community support, broad community appeal and a diverse target audience.
Up to $5,000 total package is available for:
Smaller arts and events projects such as celebrations, anniversaries, murals, workshops, small scale exhibitions.
Funding is available to:
Not-for-profit organizations and incorporated associations
Groups or individuals auspiced by an incorporated organization
Funding will be considered for events, projects and arts and cultural activities which:
Address one or more of the focus areas.
Events and projects should:
be held within the City of Stirling and directly benefit the City of Stirling community.
hold public liability insurance covering the proposed activity.
comply with the City of Stirling Event Application process, local laws and requirements and any other legislation as applicable.
The fund will not support:
School fairs/fetes and the like
Projects that are insular or of self-interest to group and do not involve the wider community
Activities that are part of regular day-to-day business
Projects that exclude or discriminate against people on the basis of religion, gender, race, sexual preference, physical or intellectual ability
The faith-based activities of religious organizations, this includes worship activities of a religious entity or group such as preaching, delivery of sermons, prayer services, rituals and the like
Applicants that have not met the terms and conditions of previous grants, or have outstanding debts to the City
Organizations aligned to a political cause
Expenses not related to the project, including ongoing staff salaries, administration, maintenance or operating costs
Activities or projects that are already funded or supported by the City of Stirling
Activities that have commenced or are complete
For more information, visit https://www.stirling.wa.gov.au/services-and-support/grants-and-sponsorships/arts-and-events-grants