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Through Arts Sponsorship, the City supports projects that represent a broad range of high-quality arts activity and creative cultural practice. Arts sponsorship is accessible to a wide range of organisations that identify the arts as their primary purpose and can demonstrate that their project or program strongly aligns with the assessment criteria.
Arts Sponsorships typically drive significant cultural, economic, and social outcomes. This program supports projects or activities that:
Sponsorship benefits provided in recognition of the City’s support can include commercial leverage, promotion, activation or exposure.
Please contact a Sponsorship Officer on (08) 9461 3333 prior to commencing your application.
The City provides one opportunity to apply for Arts Sponsorship each Financial Year. Applications must provide a public outcome within the specified timeframe.
Annual Funding Round
For activities between
21 October 2021 - 31 December 2022
23 March 2021
27 April 2021, 4pm AWST
Notification of decision
1 September 2021
Funding Levels Available
Sponsorship over $20,000 (excluding GST) is available in this program. Applicants requesting funding less than $20,000 are encouraged to apply in the Arts Grants program, due to open in the coming months.
Funding requests may include cash or in-kind support or a combination thereof. In-kind support is for the use of the City’s facilities and services. In-kind support will be considered within the totality of funds provided and will be awarded at the discretion of the City of Perth.
The maximum contribution of sponsorship funding provided by the City of Perth cannot exceed 30% of the total event or project cost.
Please note the Eligibility Criteria for this sponsorship program before starting your application - see the Arts Sponsorship Guidelines for full details.
All applications for Grants and Sponsorships with the City of Perth must meet the following eligibility criteria.
To be eligible to receive sponsorship or grants funding from the City, the applicant must:
The City will not consider applications from:
The City of Perth will not support:
The City of Perth will not support recurrent operational funding, including, but not limited to wages, salaries, or administrative overheads.
In addition to the above, to be eligible the applicant must:
Types of Projects Not Supported:
Types of Expenditure Not Supported:
Further details on eligibility and requirements can be found in the City’s Sponsorship Policy at https://www.perth.wa.gov.au/en/council/reports-and-important-documents/policies
If you have any questions please contact the City of Perth Sponsorship Officer on 08 9461 3333.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
The City of Perth acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyoongar people as the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters where Perth city is situated today, and pay our respect to Elders past and present.