Arts Council and Diverse City - Advice for D/deaf and Disabled applicants

Arts Council advice for D/deaf and Disabled applicants – in partnership with Diverse City

Thu 5th September, 2pm-5pm.

A special event for people thinking about applying to Arts Council England, with a focus on applicants who identify as D/deaf or Disabled. The afternoon will include a presentation on different funds (including Project Grants) and what makes a good application. There will also be information on financial Access Support funding available to help applicants with access needs; and guidance in different formats.

There will also be a chance at the end to talk through your project with an Arts Council Relationship Manager to get advice and guidance.

Whether you’ve had funding before but could use a refresher, or haven’t thought of applying but would like to know more – this event is for you. Arts Council Project Grants makes awards of £1,000-£100,000 from National Lottery funding, available to individuals and organisations for projects involving the arts and culture. If that could be you, come along to find out more!

To find out more or book your place, email Will Young, Arts Council Relationship Manager, on

We have some funding to support access needs for people attending. If you have any access needs please let us know in your email when booking your place. 

Arts Council England are thrilled to be co-hosting this event at the Lighthouse with Diverse City, an award-winning, disabled-led company based in the South West, who are committed to diversity and equality in the arts.

Age suitability: