Applying for a SAFE Grant

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Download the SAFE Grant Application Form HERE, the SAFE Grant Application Guidelines HERE and the SAFE Grant Project Budget HERE and submit by:

Closing Date 1- April 30 – 2020 (Projects to be completed between June 1 – 2020 and January 1 – 2021)

Closing Date 2- October 1 – 2020 (Projects to be completed between January 1 – 2021 and June 1 – 2021)

Submit your completed SAFE Grant Application Form and your SAFE Grant Project Budget before the closing date, either via email to

For assistance in filling out your application, one consultation with our Arts Manager Tim Brown can be provided by phone or in person at the Access Arts office. Please call (07) 3505 0311 to make your consultation booking.

The full SAFE Grant applications will be assessed within four weeks. You will be advised in writing as to whether your application has been successful.

Access Arts will retain 5% of the grant money until we have received your final report. Once you have spent the funds, you will need to provide Access Arts with receipts and a short report outlining the outcomes of the project.  This must be submitted to Access Arts within four weeks of completing your project.

To complete a full SAFE Grant Application you will need:

  • A copy of your completed SAFE Grant Application Form
  • A SAFE Grant Project Budget (template is available above)
  • Support materials including a current CV, an example of your work, letters of support (3 pages max)