THE PERTH USASIA CENTRE IS A PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE AND IS A REGISTERED CHARITY WITH THE AUSTRALIAN CHARITIES AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS COMMISSION (ACNC). 

The Centre's core funding comes from the Federal Government (facilitated by the American Australian Association), the Western Australian Government, The University of Western Australia, and the Private Sector.

The Centre receives funding from overseas agencies for three program activities (Japan Symposium funded by the Japanese Consulate in Perth, Regional Workshops on the Future of the U.S.- Australia Alliance and Alliance Network both funded by the US State Department). All activities are lodged under the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Register.