Arts South Australia Richard Llewellyn: Deaf and Disability Arts Grants 2020

A girl in a white dress kneels while holding a pair of crutches crossed in front of her. Around her two people writhe on the floor.

The Richard Llewellyn Deaf and Disability Arts program supports projects and initiatives by South Australian practising professional Deaf and disabled artists.

Individual artists, organisations and groups can apply where Deaf and disabled artists are the project initiators and primary beneficiaries of the funding.

Funding Categories

  • Emerging grants for skills development of practising professional artists in the first five years of their practice
  • Grants for Individual practising professional Deaf and disabled artists for the development and/or presentation of arts projects
  • Organisation or group grants are available for projects where professional practising Deaf and disabled artists are the initiators and primary beneficiaries of the project
  • Access grants to support increased access to arts and cultural activity for South Australians with disability (applications received throughout the financial year).

Round 1:

Grant amount

  • Emerging Artists up to $3000
  • Individuals up to $10,000
  • Organisations and groups up to $25,000

Application opening date: Monday, 23 March 2020

Application closing date: Monday, 4 May 2020

Notification date: Monday, 22 June 2020


Arts Access Grants

Grant amount: Access up to $10,000

Application opening date: Applications received throughout the financial year – talk to an Arts South Australia grants officer

Application closing date: Applications received throughout the financial year

Notification date: On application approval

For further information view the Arts South Australia website here

Applicants are advised to read applicable grant handbook, available in PDF and Word formats from the Arts South Australia website.

If you require the handbook in a different format or further assistance, contact ASAGrants@sa.gov.au

Submitting your application: 

Grant applications are to be submitted via Arts South Australia’s online grants portal.  Grants portal assistance is also available.

Deaf or disabled applicants applying to the Richard Llewellyn: Deaf and Disability Arts program can access grant consultation and advice services through Access2Arts, by appointment. For more information contact Access2Arts:By phone: (08) 8463 1689By email: hello@access2arts.org.au