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2019 Richard Llewellyn Deaf and Disability Arts funding program

About the opportunity

Arts South Australia’s Richard Llewellyn Deaf and Disability Arts (RLDDA) program is now accepting applications from individual artists, groups and arts organisations until 5:00 PM, 6 May 2019.

The RLDDA program supports projects and initiatives by South Australian practising professional Deaf and disabled artists. Funding is available for individual artists, organisations and groups where Deaf and disabled artists are the project initiators and primary recipients of the funded activity. The four grant categories are:

  • Emerging artist grants (Up to $3,000) – Support skills development of practising professional artists who are in the first five years of their practice
  • Individual artist grants (Up to $10,000) – Funding for practising professional Deaf and disabled artists toward the development and/or presentation of arts projects
  • Organisation or group grants (Up to $25,000) – Available for projects where professional practising Deaf and disabled artists are the initiators and primary beneficiaries of the arts project
  • Access grants (Up to $10,000) –  Support increased access to arts and cultural activity for Deaf and disabled South Australians.

For further information:

Applicants are advised to read  the grant handbook, available in PDF and WORD formats. If you require the handbook in a different format, contact

Individual and groups applicants can contact Martin Sawtell, Access2Arts Business Director by phone: +61 0(8) 8463 1689 or by email:

Organisations can contact Peter Grace, Arts South Australia, Manager, Arts Development and Grants by phone: +61 0(8) 8463 5429 or by email:

Applications must be received before 5:00 PM, Monday 6 May 2019.

Deaf and disabled applicants applying as Individuals or Groups,  can access grant consultation and advice services through Access2Arts, by appointment. For more information contact Access2Arts:

By phone: +61 0(8) 8463 1689

By email: