Published: Thu, Jul 19 2018
Posted in Media Releases

Two of the biggest Non-For-Profit powerhouses in Western Australia have partnered to support STEM events to be part of the 2019 FRINGE WORLD Festival.  

Scitech, through support from Inspiring Australia, has partnered with FRINGE WORLD to present the FRINGE WORLD Festival and Inspiring Australia WA Science-Arts Grant.

Events that register with FRINGE WORLD for the 2019 Festival may be eligible for grants of between $500 to $5,000 for events that demonstrate a connection to and promotion of scientific concepts as part of the show.

FRINGE WORLD Festival Director Amber Hasler said that the Festival was excited to be partnering with Scitech to provide grants for Fringe artists.

“This is a great opportunity for artists who have an idea for a STEM show to put in an application and receive some funds to help with development. For existing shows that already have STEM content, the Grant can help towards marketing and promoting the show so that it can reach an even bigger audience at the 2019 Festival,” Ms Hasler said.

“We encourage all Fringe artists to read about the Grants and in particular encourage our Homegrown Heroes, our WA artists, to apply in addition to presenters of children’s events.”

“Scitech’s support of Fringe World events is made possible via our existing relationship with Inspiring Australia (an Australian Government initiative). As part of our vision to engage all Western Australians in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), we are delighted to be partnering with FRINGE WORLD Festival, which will allow even more Western Australians to envisage a bright future, through the development of STEM skills,” said Deb Hancock, Chief Executive Officer, Scitech.

Applications for the Grant open 19 July and close 31 August. Visit for more information on how to apply.

FRINGE WORLD registrations for events and venues are now open and more information is at


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