A Million Dollar Commitment To Artists With Disability

Art Press Release from Australia. Published by anonymous on Tuesday 28 October 2014.

The Australia Council will continue funding for artists with a disability, after a successful trial run in 2014 provided $300,000 in dedicated funding. The new grants program begins in January 2015 with the first round of applications closing in March,

Australia Council Chief Executive Officer Tony Grybowski made the announcement today at the Arts Activated Conference in Chatswood, Sydney.

Mr Grybowski said the decision to extend the dedicated arts and disability funding was made after a successful pilot was run earlier this year.