Disability Inclusion Grant ACT


The Disability Inclusion Grant provides funding for small businesses and organisations to promote social inclusion for people with disability through the removal of barriers to participation.

Open

Closes in 23 days

Closing date: 14 Feb 2022

What do you get?

Funding of up to $20,000.

Who is this for?

ACT small businesses, community groups and not-for-profit organisations.

Overview

Funding is available to ACT small businesses, community groups, and organisations undertaking projects to enable inclusivity and accessibility to people with disability. Proposals that address physical, attitudinal, and/or communication barriers to access and inclusion will be considered.

Examples of proposals include:

  • assistance to develop a Disability Action and Inclusion Plan
  • targeted or general disability awareness training for volunteers, members and/or the public
  • converting brochures and reports to accessible formats
  • developing attitudinal awareness-raising resources
  • purchase of assistive technologies such as hearing loops and height adjustable equipment
  • physical modifications such as accessible bathroom upgrades or wheelchair ramp installations
  • wayfinding improvements
  • training staff in Auslan
  • installing automatic doors.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Applications will be accepted from:

  • community groups and clubs
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • small businesses (less than 20 employees).

Applicants must also:

  • have no overdue reporting obligations for any previous ACT Government grant round
  • be undertaking a project or activity that will be located primarily in the ACT for the benefit of primarily ACT residents
  • demonstrate how they will address barriers to access and inclusion for people with disability
  • not have received funding from another ACT Government source to deliver the same or similar project or activity.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Disability Inclusion Grant.