City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Grants & Commissions

Cultural Grants | Youth Art Scholarships | Public Commissions


Cultural Grants

Cultural Grants are intended as an Arts & Cultural seeding grant designed to encourage local arts & cultural activity. Cockburn based groups are invited to develop their ideas into performances, displays, workshops or events that can be shared by the communities in Cockburn. A maximum of $4000 is available. These grants are not designed for ongoing or recurring annual expenses.

There are two rounds per year at the end of March and September and these are advertised in the local press. If successful your group cannot apply for another grant within a 12-month period. For larger projects the City of Cockburn has Community grants available these are more general grants and are for amounts up to $15 000. Both grants can be applied for using the same application form. 

Please contact the Cultural Development Coordinator to discuss your application.

Ph: 9411 3444 or Email:


Youth Art Scholarships

Any person aged 18 or younger as of the application closing date is eligible to obtain a Youth Art Scholarship in either ONE of the following categories:


These are awarded to individuals who have been given the opportunity to study or perform within the arts arena interstate, overseas or outside the Perth metropolitan area. Individual Travel Scholarships will be up to $500.00


Further Study

These scholarships are designed to assist young people with fees, materials or other costs associated with studying at a TAFE, University or specialist ART high school such as John Curtin SHS or some extra curricular activity they have been pursuing. Proof of enrolment/acceptance in a course will be required.  Individual Further Study Scholarships will be up to $500.00

These Scholarships will be assessed on a monthly basis.
Group applications may be considered please discuss your query with the Cultural Development Coordinator 9411 3444.

 Youth Art Scholarship Application


Public Art Commissions for the City of Cockburn

There are currently no commissions available.


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Community Arts /Cultural Development Coordinator 
Phone: 9411 3444