Access Arts Achievement Award 2019 – Submissions Open

We’re excited to announce it’s that time of year again! Applications for the Access Arts Achievement Award are now open.

Each year, the Access Arts Achievement Award provides up to $10,000 in funding for Queensland artists, arts workers and producers with disability working in any art form to create, develop, present, produce, exhibit, and tour their work. This is a fantastic opportunity to extend the life of an existing work, or create a new one!

Read about 2018 award winner, Carol Taylor

To be in with a chance to win, submit your application before 30 September 2019.

Not sure where to start with your application? Come along to our free Grants Writing Workshop on 3 September. Bookings are essential, click here to find out more.

Key Dates

  • Applications open Monday 15 July
  • Grants writing workshop (info below) Tuesday 3 September 2019
  • Applications close for submission Monday 30 September 2019
  • Award Winner advised December 2019
  • Projects may take place between 1 January and 31 December 2020

Click here to download the Access Arts Achievement Award Application Form 2019

Click here to download the Access Arts Achievement Award Application Guidelines 2019

Applications will be assessed by a professional panel who will be looking out for innovative, viable projects which will provide opportunity for professional development. The panel consists of Tarragh Cunningham, Assistant Director QAGOMA; Kate Fell, Program Director Brisbane Festival; Rhys Kennedy, CEO CPL; Associate Professor Bree Hadley, QUT and Nigel Lavender, Director Momentum Arts.

CPL has committed to sponsor the Access Arts Achievement Award for the next ten years, committing $10,000 per year.

CPL’s sponsorship of the 2019 Access Arts Achievement Award continues the legacy of Peter Vance. Peter was the initial supporter of the Access Arts Achievement Award, committing $50,000 over 5 years and we wish to acknowledge his huge contribution to the success of the Awards.