Making Space Infrastructure Funding

This program provides organisations and collectives with funding to undertake upgrades to improve accessibility.
Closes in 19 days

Closing date: Tuesday 17 October 2023 Tue 17 Oct 2023

What do you get?

Funding of between $50,000 and $100,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian creative organisations and collectives.


Making Space is an infrastructure grants program designed to improve accessibility in Victorian creative workspaces and venues. Funding will be prioritised for organisations and collectives that are Deaf and Disability led or show a commitment to disability leadership.

Eligible expenditure includes:

  • physical refurbishments such as improvements to pathways and parking around a venue or workplace, amending the heights of fixtures and fittings, so all people can reach door handles, elevator buttons and light switches, and more
  • sensory access upgrades including creating quiet spaces, introducing tactile signage, dimmable and flexible lighting and hearing augmentation systems to improve the experience of Deaf and Disabled people in the space
  • digital infrastructure such as equipment, software to facilitate livestreaming, website upgrades, automated captioning or chat systems.

Check if you can apply

To apply you must:

  • be a creative organisation or collective that is legally constituted or auspiced
  • be based in Victoria
  • have an Australian business number (ABN) or be auspiced
  • be deaf and /or disability-led or show strong and ongoing commitment to disability leadership.

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