This grant supports the development and presentation of arts projects by organisations and groups of artists who are Deaf or identify as having a disability across all art forms. Applicants must show that artists who are Deaf or identify as having a disability have initiated and will benefit from the project.
Repeat applications from organisations for access initiatives are not encouraged. Applications should demonstrate an evolving approach to access, aligned with strategic/business planning in a way that positions access as a core element of programmed activity.
To assist you with your application, read the Arts and Culture Grants Program General Guidelines before you apply.
|May 2021 Round|
|Grant amount||up to $25 000|
|Open date||29 March 2021|
|Closing date||5pm 3 May 2021|
|Notification date||23 June 2021|
|Funded activity commencement date||1 July 2021|
Who can apply:
- groups of artists who are Deaf or identify as having a disability
- arts and cultural organisations that work with and for Deaf and disabled artists (including funded organisations: small-to-medium organisations, major organisations)
- non-Deaf and disability-led arts and cultural organisations and groups may apply for projects to work with Deaf and disabled artists, demonstrating appropriate consultation and support are in place.
We use the definition of disability included in the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.
Who is ineligible:
- non-arts and cultural organisations
- local government
- organisations funded through the National Performing Arts Partnership Framework (NPAPF) formerly known as Major Performing Arts (MPA) Companies
- Statutory Authorities.
Non-arts and cultural organisations, local government, Statutory Authorities and NPAPF organisations are encouraged to partner with arts and cultural organisations and groups on projects.
What you can apply for:
- creative fees (such as performers, composers, choreographers, designers, etc.)
- technical personnel and production costs
- living allowance
- marketing costs
- hire of studio, venue and equipment
- curatorial cost, catalogue essay writer’s fees, catalogue design and printing costs
- photography and documentation
- exhibition costs
- auspicing fees.
How to apply
Read How to Apply before you begin preparing your application.
There are four key elements to your application as listed below.
Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to commence an application. Type/copy text into the provided fields.
Project Summary (up to 300 words)
Project Detail and Rationale (up to 1500 words)
Refer to the Assessment Criteria and include:
- objectives of your activity
- professional benefits.
Enter a short biography (up to 300 words) or upload a CV for each.
Project Plan and Timeline
Complete the table in the application form, including:
- dates/stages of your activity (highlighting the period of funded activity)
- how and where you will undertake or deliver the activity
- who will be involved at each stage
- expected outcomes at each stage.
Upload letters of support (up to five) and confirmations to the application form. Combine documents where possible.
Upload Support Material to the application form.
Refer to How to Apply for information about Support Material.
Complete the consolidated budget template in the application form.
Upload a detailed budget and notes to budget (including quotes to support major expenses) to the application form.
Refer to How to Apply for information about application budgets.
For more information or assistance contact ASAGrants@sa.gov.au