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Artists with Disabilities Access Program

Grant Amount: Applicants may request up to $1,000, Organizational applicants may request between $1000 and $3000

Deadline: 06/01/2020

Guidelines link: Click here to view guidelines

Disciplines: Not Discipline Specific

Organization: Ohio Arts Council

Description: Artists provide the imagination and creativity that fuels cultural vitality in small and large communities throughout Ohio. Developing an artistic career is a long-term process that requires various types of assistance at different times. The Ohio Arts Council (OAC) recognizes that artists with disabilities often face unique challenges to advancing their artistic practice. The Artists with Disabilities Access Program (ADAP) provides funding that gives artists with disabilities the necessary resources they need to further their artistic development. The OAC believes that creative expression by artists of all abilities is essential to building dynamic and diverse communities throughout Ohio. Artists with disabilities present a unique vision that encourages individuals and communities to see themselves and others in new ways.

APPLICATION DEADLINES: June 1 annually (for activities taking place July 15—next June 30) and, if program funds are not expended, December 1 annually (for activities taking place January 15—June 30)