Local Activation Grants 2024/25

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Local Activation Grant


The City of Perth recognises the importance of events, activations and local business to attract people into Perth city and create a vibrant destination. The Local Activation Grant program will provide up to $20,000 (ex GST) in funding to support events, arts and culture, and other community or business- led activity with a public outcome.

Projects should have an inclusive and widespread appeal, attract additional visitation, champion sustainability measures, and support opportunities for local businesses to stimulate economic growth.

Funding Available

Grants of up to $20,000 (ex GST) are available.

Key Dates

The City will accept applications for a Local Activation Grant at any time, however decisions are made on a case-by-case basis in line with budget and strategic priorities. This grant operates as exhaustive funding and the City reserves the right to close the program once the available budget has been expended.

Documentation Required

Applicants will need to supply the following documentation:

  • Evidence of financial viability through a recent bank statement, business activity statement or annual reporting statement.
  • Copies of relevant insurance.