Arts South Australia Richard Llewellyn Deaf and Disability Arts Program 2020

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

Individual Emerging and Professional artists, and organisations or groups where Deaf and disabled artists are the project initiators and primary beneficiaries of the funding are invited to apply.

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).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR 2020 PROJECT APPLICATIONS

In light of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency, individuals and organisations should reflect current public health guidelines in their proposals around travel, social distancing etc

Applications which propose new ways of working (for example, through the use technology) are encouraged. For this round, applications may include costs to update or improve technology and equipment, or engage experts in the digital realm, if this is relevant to your practice.


Project and Individual Development grants

2020 Round Opens: Monday, 23 March 2020, for projects commencing from 1 July 2020

Grant amount

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

Application closing date: 5:00 PM, Monday 4 May 2020

Notification date: Monday, 22 June 2020


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.  Follow this link for Grants portal assistance .

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: 0457 611 420 or  by email: hello@access2arts.org.au