disabilty

The Artist with Disability Fellowship is offered by the State Government, in collaboration with Accessible Arts, to enable a professional NSW artist with disability to undertake a self-directed program of professional development.

The Fellowship is open to artists working in any artform including dance, music, theatre, visual arts, writing, hybrid/interdisciplinary arts and screen content. Read more


Arts and Disability Funding

Australia Council for the Arts

Dedicated funding for artists with a disability is available for activities supported through the Development Grants for Individuals and Groups and the Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups.  It must be demonstrated that the artistic process is led by artists with disability. Read more

  • Categories: All Artforms / General, Disability
  • Open To: Individuals

Small Grants

Accessible Arts

The funding program will support arts and cultural projects at any stage of their creative development and/or public presentation. They can include projects that support online resources, venue accessibility, adaptation of equipment for specific use in creative expression and other initiatives supporting the creation of artwork.

The Accessible Arts Small Grants Program will support projects that improve social inclusion outcomes for people with disability through increased involvement in arts and cultural activities.  The benefits of the funded projects may be realised by the participants in the Scheme as well as other people with disability. Read more

  • Categories: All Artforms / General, Disability
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Quick Response Grants - Disability

Accessible Arts

The Quick Response Grant supports a range of smallā€scale initiatives for not-for-profit arts and disability services/organisations and/or for groups or individual artists with disability living in NSW. 

The Quick Response Grants program funds projects that demonstrate evidence of urgency, unforeseen or sudden opportunity and focuses on the areas of access, professional development and residencies, new technology, creative documentation and adaptive equipment for current and future Scheme participants, other people with brain and/or spinal cord injuries and people with disability more generally. Read more

  • Categories: All Artforms / General, Disability
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations