Registration Help

Online Grants Registration

Access to the DLGSC Culture and the Arts Online Grants web portal is created when an Individual, Organisation or Group account registration is created. During the registration process, a unique username and password is set up by the authorised account holder in order to log in and access Online Grants.

Important: please read all the details in the following sections to ensure you create the correct account type and understand your role and responsibilities as an Online Grants account holder:

  1. What can I do in Online Grants?
  2. Who can be the Online Grants account holder?
  3. What is the role of the Key Contact?
  4. What is the role of the Primary Contact?
  5. What do I need to know before I register?
  6. Which account type should I register for?
  7. How do I register for an Online Grants account?

1. What can I do in Online Grants?

Once the registration process is completed, the Online Grants account holder can draft, edit and submit applications, acquittal and contract reporting, update contact details and review details related to the account including:

2. Who can be the Online Grants account holder?

The Online Grants account holder can be:

1. An individual, over the age of 18, applying online for funding for a project or activity, or

2. A representative of an organisation or group who creates an Online Grants account on behalf of the organisation or group. This representative is known as the Key Contact. Group and Organisation accounts will also have a Primary Contact.

3. What is the role of the Key Contact?(not applicable to Individual accounts)

The Key Contact is the representative responsible for all the day to day dealings with DLGSC’s Culture and the Arts (WA) division. The Key Contact must have the authority of the organisation or group to register and maintain access to Online Grants and submit applications, contract reporting and acquittals on their behalf.

4. What is the role of the Primary Contact?(not applicable to Individual accounts)

The Primary Contact is the head of the organisation or group and is the person that all official correspondence is addressed to. The Primary Contact is responsible for signing DLGSC Culture and the Arts funding contracts and reports related to acquittal of contracted activity. In many cases, the Primary Contact and the Key Contact will be the same person. However, only the Key Contact has access to Online Grants.

5. What do I need to know before I register?

WA Residency

While WA residency is not a requirement to apply for a DLGSC Culture and the Arts grant, applicants from outside WA must clearly demonstrate benefits to WA artists, creatives and the local community in their applications.

Applicants under the age of 18

If you are under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must register and apply on your behalf.

ABN

Individual applicants are encouraged to have their own Australian Business Number (ABN) as evidence of their commitment to developing and carrying on a business as a professional artist. You may apply for a grant without obtaining an ABN; however, if your grant is successful, you must supply an ABN or Statement by Supplier to enable the release your grant funds. You can apply for an ABN at the Australian Business Register (ABR) web site at www.abr.gov.au.

Apply for an Individual account if:

Apply for a Group account if:

Apply for an Organisation account if:

7. How do I register for an Online Grants account?

Click on the Register button on the Online Grants landing page and complete your details as outlined below.

Account Type

Important: the required fields will change depending on the account type selected.
Select your account type and complete all the required fields.

Login Details

  1. Select a Username for your account that is 10 characters or less. 
    Important: Do Not use punctuation or symbols such as a full stop or ampersand ‘&’.  Ensure you do not include a space before or after your username.
  2. Select a password for your account that is 8 characters or more. Remember your password is case sensitive.
    Important: Do Not use punctuation or symbols such as a full stop or ampersand ‘&’.  Ensure you do not include a space before or after your password.
  3. Select a Secret Question from the drop-down list, then enter the answer to this question in the Secret Answer field.  Ensure the question and answer is something you can easily remember as this will be used as a prompt to confirm your identity should you forget your Username or Password.  
  4. Tick the box to confirm you have read and agree to the DLGSC privacy policy.
  5. Click on the Register You will receive a message advising that an email will be sent to your registered email address to confirm your registration and activate your account.

Activate Your Account

Important: you must activate your account before you can access Online Grants.

  1. Check your inbox for the activation email*.
  2. Click on the activation link provided in the email.
  3. Login to Online Grants and update your contact details.

*If you do not receive an activation email within an hour, contact the Online Grants Support team via email: onlinegrantsupportca@dlgsc.wa.gov.au