The City of Albany through its cultural services will consider providing in-kind support to arts and cultural projects, events or activities, usually through the provision of venue facilities at the Town Hall, Library, Vancouver Arts Centre or Town Square or through equipment loans such as busking amps, mobile PA and exhibition equipment.

Please download an application form from the link below and your request will be considered by either the Vancouver Arts Centre Coordinator in conjunction with the Artistic Programs Focus Group or Executive Director Community Services.

Please allow plenty of lead in time to allow your request to be processed.

The City of Albany's Vancouver Arts Centre offers a small funding round of a total of $6,000 to support arts and cultural development projects. Applicants can apply for up to $2,000 and all applications are assessed by the Artistic Programs Focus Group. Applications open in March of each year.

This fund will run between 2016 and 2019 and has been made possible through the Departments of Culture and the Arts and Regional Development. Please contact the Vancouver Arts Centre on 08 9841 9260 for more information and an application form.

The City of Albany welcomes new ideas from the community relating to new projects in the CBD. Please contact the Community Services Team on 9841 9333 or communityservices@albany.wa.gov.au if you would like to share your idea.

The City of Albany can on occasion offer auspicing for large grants where community groups submit a minimal number of applications to the City for withdrawal of the monies.

For individual applications or small grants, the City of Albany recommends contacting Creative Albany, who are a not for profit organisation who provide an auspicing service for local artists and small arts and cultural groups. Please see Creative Albany Website

Please contact the Vancouver Arts Centre in the first instance to discuss how you can get involved in arts and cultural programs as a volunteer on 08 9841 9260 or arts@albany.wa.gov.au

Complete the 'Letter of Support Application Form' and send to the City of Albany along with supporting information on your project. If the City of Albany supports the proposed project, a letter will be sent to you from the Mayor. Please allow a minimum of 10 days from the date you require the letter.